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How easy is it to add heatsinks to 560ti TwinFrozrII VRMs/RAM?

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I was recommended to purchase "these" as i heard either the VRMS or RAM or both on the Twin Frozr II design do not have any heatsinks on them. I'm going to be running the max Vcore for every day use so that i can get a solid 1kMHz core frequency running on my card so i was thinking of picking them up.

My real question is, as i hate tedious tasks involving tiny screws and such. . . does anyone know if it's easy to add these sinks onto the VRMS/RAM?

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Edited by HeartOfAHydra - 2/16/11 at 9:44pm
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should be pretty easy.

Removing the screws aren't really that hard to remove.

Those probably will be too big for VRMs though.
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Originally Posted by reflex99;12415857 
should be pretty easy.

Removing the screws aren't really that hard to remove.

Those probably will be too big for VRMs though.

Im not even 100% sure what the appearance difference is between VRMs and RAM... do you have any other heatsinks you could recommend to me by chance? redface.gif
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Rather easy. Just make sure the VRMs and memory is cleaned with rubbing alcohol and you should be golden. I am running ram sinks on my VRMs and have no issues.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by HeartOfAHydra;12415897 
Im not even 100% sure what the appearance difference is between VRMs and RAM... do you have any other heatsinks you could recommend to me by chance? redface.gif
there we go, note, your's might be slightly different, but the basic idea is the same
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Edited by reflex99 - 2/16/11 at 10:50pm
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Those look too tall for the TF2 cooler. You could try adding spot fans to directly cool the entire card, though they probably won't get the same result as VRM heatsinks.

Still, less hassle and no warranty issues.
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