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P4 heatsink on a 7600GT

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I've heard on a few occasions "Why not put a CPU heatsink on a GPU?". I've always thought it was not a great idea, and would not work. Well, that thought just went through my head again about 5 minutes ago. I decided to give it a try. I took a stock P4 heatsink I had lying around and compared it against my 7600GT. Looks like it will fit. So, I take off the stock HS, put on some new ASCeramique, and attach the P4 HS by screwing through the fins, being careful to keep everything square, and not to crush the core. Everything assembled, lo and behold it works. Load temps don't break 60, when stock load was 67c. Pics coming.
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post #2 of 8
nice job, but bye bye warranty =p
glad it worked for you.
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how much heavier is the p4 heat sink be careful you dont stress the unsupported corner of the card to much
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post #4 of 8
nice.

If only Icould do that
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Originally Posted by iampoor View Post
nice.

If only Icould do that
I used to use an extra socket A heatsink for my 9600SE. Those are not bad cards, they overclock like beasts!
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next up! Big Typhoon!!!!
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post #7 of 8
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nice job, but bye bye warranty =p
glad it worked for you.

Umm.. evga lets you mod cooling and still RMA your card

I Sent my 7800GT Back a few weeks ago covered in dielectric grease and voltmodded and they replaced it
    
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What in the world are you doing with that card..? My load never reaches > 50C ?!?!?
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