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So has anyone tried to sand down the stand offs on the heatsink a little bit to try to get better contact between the HS and the IHS?

I read on here several times that people thought the stand offs were preventing the HS from making good contact, so perhaps this might drop temps a bit.
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post #4492 of 5083
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Glad to hear it worked out for you. Now go enjoy some uninterrupted BC2.



I haven't heard of anyone modifying the bracket for this card. IMO, it's not really needed. Most of these cards have no problem staying under 70C, even mine in SLI load at ~66 and ~74 for the bottom and top card, respectively. Plus, like you said, if you need to remove the heatsink, you may actually raise the load temps after it's reseated.
Are those load temps with the fan at 100% ?
If it is then i get the same temps
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So has anyone tried to sand down the stand offs on the heatsink a little bit to try to get better contact between the HS and the IHS?

I read on here several times that people thought the stand offs were preventing the HS from making good contact, so perhaps this might drop temps a bit.
A couple members in here actually had no choice but to do it because the heatsinks on their GEs were loose right out of the box. But there are other members who just out of pure habit replaced the thermal paste as soon as they received their cards in the mail and ended up with pretty high temps. So we basically concluded in a very general sense that if the heatsink doesn't feel loose at all, then it's probably best to leave it alone.
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post #4494 of 5083
[QUOTE=TwoCables;11380336]Then perhaps 2500 was the intended maximum, but maybe they increased it because of this thread. Or, maybe 2500 wasn't accurate (I haven't seen anyone in this thread provide proof).


http://www.hardwarezone.com/product-guide/view/57087
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[quote=Darkwater;11409540]
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Then perhaps 2500 was the intended maximum, but maybe they increased it because of this thread. Or, maybe 2500 wasn't accurate (I haven't seen anyone in this thread provide proof).


http://www.hardwarezone.com/product-guide/view/57087
It seems they didn't realize most GE's can unlock as they said it doesn't warrant the price hike over the regular Twin Frozr 465...
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[quote=Darkwater;11409540]
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Then perhaps 2500 was the intended maximum, but maybe they increased it because of this thread. Or, maybe 2500 wasn't accurate (I haven't seen anyone in this thread provide proof).


http://www.hardwarezone.com/product-guide/view/57087
There are quite a few more then 2500 made and I have proof, these are pics of my card that I bought from newegg about a week ago.



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Anyone seen a card Numbered over 3k yet?

And yea i have yet to see real proof of the "Only 2500 Made" Claim :/
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post #4498 of 5083
Crap. I still need to order two Thermalright brackets so I can use my GTX heatsinks on mine. To the bat cave robin.

I may just go find some flats and criss cross them with some bolts. I'm off the rest of the week so I just might do this...........or just keep ya'll minds wondering.
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I have cards 1944 and 1671, both unlocked. I am selling one or both. How much should I ask? I just cannot seem to get SLI to work properly for me. Nothing wrong the cards but I cannot take another crash during a game.

After all of this, new mobo and all I am going to a single card
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I have cards 1944 and 1671, both unlocked. I am selling one or both. How much should I ask? I just cannot seem to get SLI to work properly for me. Nothing wrong the cards but I cannot take another crash during a game.

After all of this, new mobo and all I am going to a single card
$180 - $200, maybe...
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