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Can you fit a 6800Ultra cooler on 7900GS??? You can with the 7800GT!!

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Ok, so after an exhausting search for coolers for my PNY 7900GS


I found this article! ASUS apparently made a 7800GT that used the reference 6800GT/Ultra cooler!



This gave me great inspiration lol. Do you think it would work?? Also he fit a NV Silencer 5 on it, so maybe that would work too??
post #2 of 16
the bottom 2 pictures don't work
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if the PNY uses the nvidia reference design, doesn't the arctic cooling NVsilencer6 rev2 work on it? i believe i remember stumbling upon reviews/forum posts that stated that anyway.

that is, unless you happen to have a 6800 cooler on hand anyway
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post #4 of 16
No.

The 7600 series is just a rebadged 6800. You can put a 6800Ultra cooler on a 7600GT but definitely not a 7900GS.
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^^ twisted's right.

i read the 7900 as 7600, not quite sure why. i think i need sleep now.
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post #6 of 16
the nv silencer 5 will fit on a evga 7900gs but some memory chips arent fully coverd but it cools enugh to get my clocks i get. You need to mod your case or mod the cooler tho its to long and fits thru the slot on back of case.
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post #7 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by TwIsTeDbOi View Post
No.

The 7600 series is just a rebadged 6800. You can put a 6800Ultra cooler on a 7600GT but definitely not a 7900GS.
You're misinformed, the 7600's are not rebadged 6800's....
    
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post #8 of 16
I believe Nvidia changed the mounting locations for the HSF when they moved to the G71's. To be honest, I can't see why you'd want to swap one stock cooler for another vanilla stock cooler in the first place.
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hm. ill try the nv silencer 5 then! if i can find one..
post #10 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by t4ct1c47 View Post
I believe Nvidia changed the mounting locations for the HSF when they moved to the G71's. To be honest, I can't see why you'd want to swap one stock cooler for another vanilla stock cooler in the first place.
I believe most 6800ultra coolers are beats is why

I'm not sure altho....
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