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http://www.jab-tech.com/Swiftech-MCW...k-pr-3544.html

They're only $15 a pop if you get 'em with a swiftech gpu block- It seems like memory doesn't REALLY need watercooling, at that price, it's about the same as just putting those little ramsinks on. Swiftech claims almost no flow reduction when used with 1/2'' tubing

has anyone used 'em?

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http://www.jab-tech.com/Swiftech-MCW...k-pr-3544.html

They're only $15 a pop if you get 'em with a swiftech gpu block- It seems like memory doesn't REALLY need watercooling, at that price, it's about the same as just putting those little ramsinks on. Swiftech claims almost no flow reduction when used with 1/2'' tubing

has anyone used 'em?

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I see no reason not to, it would save some money over getting some heatsinks for the memory.
    
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also, anyone know if these would fit my g92 8800gts cards? i might just go with those pretty iandh one-piece sinks, but this would actually be considerably cheaper (I'd just take a hacksaw to some old aluminum sinks i have for the mosfet)

i suppose i could go measure haha

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It's for the G80 series 8800 cards. It's not worth dumping that heat into your loop. Besides, it needs smaller tubing and only adds more restrictions hurting the rest of your temps. RAM doesn't need that much cooling. Just stick some ramsinks on it and you'll be good to go.
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I've seen those when I first started shopping for water cooling, but I have never once seen someone use them..?

I'm sure they work fine, but so do ramsinks. I still prefer GPU only coolers myself, it cools what needs to be cooled and does so better than any of the full coverage blocks. In addition you probably save 40 watts of heat not added to the loop.

Ramsinks with artic adhesive works for me..
    
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I don't think these work for the 8000 series cards - its not mentioned on the Swiftech website (last time I checked).

Looks fancy - but meh.
    
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