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How can I get the voltage regulator cooled down? And where is the voltage regulator anyways? It hits temps of lile 75c when I overclock my card, and sometimes higher!
 
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Hi, your accelero X2 will cool the voltage regulator circuit, the air which is exhausted from the cooler pass's over the voltage regulator circuitry, which in turn will keep your mosfets cool when your running a overclock with increased voltage.
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Well, the voltage regulator heatsink stays pretty cool on my card, even under load.
You really just need an aftermarket cooler for the core. I reccomend the VF900 (is it out yet?).
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Well, the voltage regulator heatsink stays pretty cool on my card, even under load.
You really just need an aftermarket cooler for the core. I reccomend the VF900 (is it out yet?).
You can buy the Zalman VF900-cu over here in England, I'm not sure about over in the states though.
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatal...r_Coolers.html
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Are there any replacements for the voltage regulator heatsink on the x1800, x1900? Can I buy better thermal pads?
 
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