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They are already on, and they are now staying on...forever

I did press them down firmly. The smaller 4 ramsinks that go on the top 4 chips were all perfectly fine, but 4 of the larger ones wouldn't stick. Luckily I didn't need 2 of them as there were 2 extra's but I put on epoxy on the 6 big ramsinks. I can't imagine myself changing the cooler on it anyway so it makes no difference to me. Just means I am screwed if the card buggers up now.
Eh, you should be okay. There could be a lot of reasons why mine stuck and yours didn't. Air temp, humidity, or maybe yours were made with a slightly different manufacturing process. But heck, I even transported mine about 10 miles and back in my car and they still didn't fall off.

Anyway, I don't think it's a big deal that yours are on permanently. Like you said you'll probably never need to take them off. I'm just one of those people that like to be able to go back "just in case," but I'll probably never need to put the stock cooler back on either.

I would recommend this to prospective buyers of the HR-03 Plus though: Don't put the Ramsinks on (except the four small, flat ones that run the long way of the card), until you've screwed on the GPU heatpipe cooler. Otherwise, you'll knock those buggers off, because I had one heck of a time getting that huge thing to screw in, with that backplate thing and all.
    
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Since there is already a thread I do not see why creating one ^^' Actually I want to ask something else. HR-03 offers 4 flat ramsinks cause the GPU heatsink's pipes go over them so only flat ramsinks can fit. I was wondering if they are not that helpful for these rams since the temps there will be higher than the others. I haven't bought it yet to check it because the store that sells this here online doesn't mention if its the new version with this GTS HSI heatsink.
    
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Since there is already a thread I do not see why creating one ^^' Actually I want to ask something else. HR-03 offers 4 flat ramsinks cause the GPU heatsink's pipes go over them so only flat ramsinks can fit. I was wondering if they are not that helpful for these rams since the temps there will be higher than the others. I haven't bought it yet to check it because the store that sells this here online doesn't mention if its the new version with this GTS HSI heatsink.
If I put my finger on both ramsinks they actually feel the same temperature but I am sure that is purely because there is less surface area on my finger when im touching the bigger ones with fins.

If you need a GTS heatsink, I can send you one for €3. I bought the HR-03-Plus and the GTS HSI heatsink but it turned out that the HR-03-Plus came with the new HSI so I have a spare one.
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Everquest? The game?

Sorry, yes I meant to say everest...it will give you memory temps.

Oh and I thought about the flat sinks not doing as well to at first untill I learned that the memory has a Tjunction of 125C. You could darn near run the card without memor sinks, so the flat one are more than adequate too. The hottes thing for me is that HSI sink, it noticeably warmer than everything else.
    
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Yeah the HSI is fairly hot, but still easy to touch.

Everest doesn't say the memory temps for me. Could that be a GTX thing?
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Yeah the HSI is fairly hot, but still easy to touch.

Everest doesn't say the memory temps for me. Could that be a GTX thing?
Not sure this is what I get with the trial ultimate edition: memory 29C
    
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It MIGHT have a temp diode in the modules. Who knows.
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The latest Everest does indeed have the memory temperature. I was using an old version it seems.
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