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greetings , i am planning to mount the vf900 on my 8800gt .
is this a good idea?
will i plug the fan into the mobo?
will it be running at 100 % ?
whats the norm for plugging in aftermarket coolers?
any suggestions , would be great .
thanks for reading .
cheers .
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It will work just fine, and will be a decent improvement from the stock cooler.

Yes, it will run at 100% if you plug it into the motherboard.

I'm not sure their is a norm for plugging in aftermarket coolers. many of them do not include fans, so whatever fan is used dictates that. Plugging them into the motherboard, using a 3-pin to 4 pin adaptor, or just a molex connector (for 4 pin only fans) are the most common. However, using a fan controler, or soldering the the leads into some other source of power are not that rare.
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It will work just fine, and will be a decent improvement from the stock cooler.

Yes, it will run at 100% if you plug it into the motherboard.

I'm not sure their is a norm for plugging in aftermarket coolers. many of them do not include fans, so whatever fan is used dictates that. Plugging them into the motherboard, using a 3-pin to 4 pin adaptor, or just a molex connector (for 4 pin only fans) are the most common. However, using a fan controler, or soldering the the leads into some other source of power are not that rare.
thanks for the info mate .
much apprecitated ,
cheers .
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