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Confirmed from MSI for people with refernce 570 and a MCW80 + what thermal pads?

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I just talked to MSI and the representative said that as long as no damage is done to the card, the small nubs that get in the way of the MCW80 can be filed down.

Although this would probably require replacing the thermal pads as I dont think you'd want to grind them down while still on the card. So what ones would you guys think for replacement pads?
Edited by metroidfreak - 3/9/11 at 10:29am
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befor you do it get it in writing so you got evidance.
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befor you do it get it in writing so you got evidance.
This. Don't know how many times I've been screwed over by companies claiming different things based on what's convenient for them at that time.
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I wasn't aware of any problem with the mcp80 fitting on a gt580?

I have a black ops evga 580 gonna be here tomorrow, and was thinking the only problem I would have is what to put on the ram as there are no ramsinks available as far as I know.
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I'm talking about if you want to keep the reference unisink on, like you can for the MCW60 with the G80 hold down.

There's no issue with it without the unisink as long as you have the GT400 kit.

I'll get it in writing and post it here.
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