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Originally Posted by Detroitsoldier View Post
It's worthless to have a shroud made of copper. It'll just weigh the card down even more and warp boards. Plus it's expensive as ***** to do.
That's why companies use plastic instead.
If you look closely, the entire heatsink is copper, that is the point.

I bet you the temps are very good with this card, i'm wondering how heavy it is though.
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Originally Posted by Detroitsoldier View Post
It's worthless to have a shroud made of copper. It'll just weigh the card down even more and warp boards. Plus it's expensive as ***** to do.
That's why companies use plastic instead.
But if it's connected to the heatsink, it's that much more mass that has to be heated, which will draw more heat off the GPU.

But, you're right, it must be very heavy. Might need a ghetto prop rod to hold that card up. lol
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I'm actually thinking about picking one of these up. I may sell my pny to grab it. I like the twin frozr II coolers.
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post #14 of 5083
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I'm actually thinking about picking one of these up. I may sell my pny to grab it. I like the twin frozr II coolers.
Lol i was thinking the same thing

But i can not find it anywhere in the UK
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post #15 of 5083
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I hope that the fan shroud is not made of copper...

Why not? That would be friggin great! but its not, that would have made the card more expensive.

EDIT: and yeah im pissed as this would have been a nice sli setup to match my true copper
Edited by XiDillon - 7/31/10 at 11:58am
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The entire design of the shroud just kind of baffles me.
In one respect, it seems like there are so many weird curves and edges that the cooling would be terrible.
In another respect, MSI may have caught onto a design that gives +1 to epic cooling.
I have NEVER seen ANY company to a full-copper shroud, though. It may just be paint.
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But the sex factor of the card is off the charts
Video cards have sex factor? Then ill buy 4 pleasE!
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post #18 of 5083
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The entire design of the shroud just kind of baffles me.
In one respect, it seems like there are so many weird curves and edges that the cooling would be terrible.
In another respect, MSI may have caught onto a design that gives +1 to epic cooling.
I have NEVER seen ANY company to a full-copper shroud, though. It may just be paint.
It's probably purely for looks. I'd be willing to bet that shroud on or off makes no measurable difference in cooling.
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post #19 of 5083
I think the ability to unlock it to a 470 trumps the cooler, anyway.

This is cheaper than the PNY 465 that had a chance of unlocking while it seems like this thing will unlock for sure.

Edit: This works out to a 270$ 470 with a diesel cooler x.x
Edited by BlahBlahBlah - 7/31/10 at 11:58am
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it weighs 2.4lbs


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