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I've read that this can be put on an 8800GT. I know the S1 Rev2 is the one that everyone is talking about, but I can't find it in stock anymore, and the price has gotten a little out of hand (Started at 25 bucks IIRC, now it looks like 35+). Is the S2 an improvement over the stock 8800GT cooling?
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I wouldn't say so. The S2 will probably drop the temps just a little, 2 - 3*, maybe a fan would help. Although as I have also been told, since the S2 only has 2 heatpipes it has a smaller ability to cool the card compared to the S1 rev 2. I'd go with the S1 even if I had to spend a little more; It's going to be worth it, ask anybody

Buy the S1 rev 2 HERE for $26

Yours truly,
Alex
    
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