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hey guys my mate's gtx 480 is getting pretty hot it hit 110c last night after 30 mins of playing medal of honor,so he decided to watercool it but we cant find any heatsinks and he would like to pay up to $110 (but under $100 would be nice) no higher or maybe about $10 extra depending on wat u guys suggest anywayz thx in advanced

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Edited by TehStranger? - 3/25/11 at 6:47pm
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mine never gets that hot, 70c max

maybe he needs to reseat the heatsink. but on topic, EK blocks are popular
    
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http://shop.ebay.com.au/i.html?_nkw=....c0.m270.l1313

would any of those work? the full copper universal one caught my eye woops thats for cpu i thought i saw gpu lol
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hey guys my mate's gtx 480 is getting pretty hot it hit 110c last night after 30 mins of playing medal of honor,so he decided to watercool it but we cant find any heatsinks and he would like to pay up to $110 (but under $100 would be nice) no higher or maybe about $10 extra depending on wat u guys suggest anywayz thx in advanced

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Here. Although, I don't know if they ship internationally.
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anyone else got any suggestions?
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The original EK-FC480 GTX blocks were known to cause electrical faults. This was bc the block made improper contact with the pcb/components which ended up grounding the board. EK may have fixed the problem but it would be wise to investigate it first before you make a final descision.

Other popular options are the Koolance VID NX480, and Danger Den DD-GTX480. If you browse ebay.com you will come across many USA sellers who ship cheap waterblocks worldwide.

Happy hunting.
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Good review of the popular GTX480 water blocks.
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=250163

You can get the top rated AquagraFX 480 from Aquatuning.
http://www.aquatuning.us/product_inf...0--GF100-.html
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Thats the exact one I just posted, lol.
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