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Well everyone said the RAM HS falls off and I dont want that to happen. And buying extra ram HS would cost me more than I wanted to.
Use Arctic Alumina Epoxy
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post #22 of 35
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Hey Microsis nice build!

also what do you think about the ram sinks it came with?
enough RAM sinks to cover all your VRAM + some extra. And for only $34.99 it can't be beat. trust me, you will be happy with it

just be careful when putting them on, be very gentle or they will fall off. After you have run the card for a little while, the heat will make them adhesive to the ram chips.
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does it come with thermal tape to apply the sinks and should I just apply some as5 to the HS?
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does it come with thermal tape to apply the sinks and should I just apply some as5 to the HS?
yes they have thermaltape already on them (peel 'n stick) and I applied a dab of AS5 to the HS. right now i'm idling at 44C but it's hot as crap in my room
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How hard is it to install it on a 8800GT?
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How hard is it to install it on a 8800GT?
self explanitory really. just take off the old crappy HSF, look where the thermalcrap they applied was, put your VRAM on there. Align the Duorb HS with the holes in the card, and screw it in!

here are some pics: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/24...0gt-duorb-pics
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post #28 of 35
Out of all the coolers, the HR-03 will perform the best.
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post #29 of 35
also, if you are not in a rush to get one, Thermaltake is coming out with a new, bigger Duorb with an aluminum finish. not sure of an ETA on that though.
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post #30 of 35
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well i was looking at the Accelero and it comes with sinks and pre-applies thermal paste. So I dont need to buy hsf which on newegg is like $10 all together. In total its $38.45 which is about $15-20 cheaper then everything else. So I might get that and if the 120mm fan doesnt let the Accelero fit Ill just take it off and use it to put on the Accelero itself.

Also when I zip tie it, does it matter where I use the zip ties on the Accelero?
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