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zalman vf900 and the evga 8800gt?

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greetings . today i received my 8800gt from ncix . at present i have a 7600 gt with the zalman vf 900 mounted to it .
would it be wise to mount the vf900 to my new 8800gt?
will i see much of a temp drop ?
i also used as5 on my older card . i do have some left .
whats your opinon?
any suggestions would be much apprecitated .
thanks for reading ,
cheers .
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I would definitely do it. My 8800GT idled at 50c, then when I put on my VF900 on it loads at 52c . Just make sure you have ramsinks on the memory and the mosfets.
    
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I would definitely do it. My 8800GT idled at 50c, then when I put on my VF900 on it loads at 52c . Just make sure you have ramsinks on the memory and the mosfets.
how many ramsinks will i need?
thanks for your reply .
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It depends if that XFX is using the reference PCB. Mine already came with the mosfet heatsinks, which was a nice plus. Twelve in total are needed. The heatsink itself should show where they are needed, since it will have thermal paste residue or thermalpads.
    
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It depends if that XFX is using the reference PCB. Mine already came with the mosfet heatsinks, which was a nice plus. Twelve in total are needed. The heatsink itself should show where they are needed, since it will have thermal paste residue or thermalpads.
i have got a 8 pak of zalman ramsinks ,plus 2 left over from the 7600 . can i reuse any from the 7600gt?
will ramsinks be o.k to use for ALL the heatsinks?
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