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Hey guys,

I just bought 2 4870s, asus brand and I am thinking of going after marktet cooling. I was thinking about getting the xigmatek battle axe. Does anyone know if it will fit this card?

battle axe: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233013
asus 4870: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121276
    
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Hey guys,

I just bought 2 4870s, asus brand and I am thinking of going after marktet cooling. I was thinking about getting the xigmatek battle axe. Does anyone know if it will fit this card?

battle axe: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233013
asus 4870: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121276
I'm pretty sure it would. Because mounting for the 48XX series is very similar to the 8800 series which is listed as supported. I had no problem mounting my VF-1000 on an 8800 then on a 4850.

However, it could be talking about the old G80 8800's in which case I believe it will not fit.


EDIT: A few reviews on newegg states that it fits to an 8800GT.

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Pros: Dropped the temp on my overclocked 8800 GT by 20C. Quieter than stock cooler @30% when running full speed.

Cons: Needed to grind 2 VRAM heatsinks so they would clear the heatpipes.

Other Thoughts: I didn't use the applied thermal tape for the VRAM heatsinks used A/S Alumina(will void video card warranty because it is permanent).
So as it seems, the 8800GT is supported. This would mean it would also mount on the 48XX series. However, wait for someone with a bit more knowledge on this product to respond.
Edited by Slappa - 12/18/08 at 6:19pm
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But it looks like it may be too big for x-fire.....
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Thanks, shouldn't be a problem for crossfire.

I have another quick question, I just got the cards via ups about 15 minutes ago and installed them into my system. I got the drivers to work with the cards with no problem but I can't get it to enable crossfire. I have the 8.12 drivers. When I load gpuz if recognizes 2 4800 series cards in 8x pci-e mod and says no crossfire enabled. Anyone know how I can get it to work?

If it helps, I have two xfire bridges on the cards.
    
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