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i just bought mcw60-r for my 4850 and need to reconfirm that ramsinks are not needed for the 4850 if i am not overclocking the vram.
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i just bought mcw60-r for my 4850 and need to reconfirm that ramsinks are not needed for the 4850 if i am not overclocking the vram.
I ran mine without RAM sinks fine for a month or so.
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i just bought mcw60-r for my 4850 and need to reconfirm that ramsinks are not needed for the 4850 if i am not overclocking the vram.
I would always use RAMsinks/mosfet sinks regardless of if you're overclocking or not.

VRAMsinks

Mosfet sinks
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In my experience with two packages of them the individual Enzotech fet sinks don't stick very well (even on extremely well cleaned surfaces). I had to use thermal epoxy.

Anyway, you probably don't "need" ram or fet sinks at stock, but they are a good idea.
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hmm i have my 4850 overclocked to 690/1178mhz...shud i buy new fans or heatsinks? it runs at 50C idle, with 40% fan POWER!!!
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thanks guys, i will get ramsinks but i have my mcw60r coming from newegg and knowing myself i will put those on as soon as i get them. i have a few cpu heatsinks and a band saw outside so i might start modding......
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