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On the Zalman vf900-cu, how hard or easy is it to install a heatsink on my x800xl? Is it the same process as my cpu heatsink? Plus, is this heatsink a good choice overall? In comparison to my stock heatsink on my GPU how much cooler will this or something like it drop the temps?
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Supposed to be one of the best...and ya, it's just like installing a CPU heatsink....
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I have a similar one currently residing on my OC'ed to near death X850XT and they work a charm. Very easy to fit

Got some pics somewhere.... ah here they are!

http://british-mercenaries.co.uk/Photos/DSCF0562.JPG
http://british-mercenaries.co.uk/Photos/DSCF0564.JPG

Ihave the Fatal1ty one which is slightly lower performing but still more than ample for your card Save a few bucks and go for the lower spec one as the one you quoted is designed mainly for the new 1900 series cards which take some monster cooling

My card never goes above 50*C with this HS installed.

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