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EDIT: Does this go in watercooling or ATI???
I'm going to leave it here because the same principles apply when installing a new aftermarket heatsink.



Hi thar
I'm going to get watercooling and add a few gpu blocks. Sadly, I have a non-reference 6850, so I don't know the rules of how waterblocks apply to them, if they aren't able to.

6850 Cyclone PCB
Reference PCB
Waterblock (no VREG coolers, but the Cyclone has a strip heatsink to help with that!)

Does anyone see any problems with that? I glanced over the pictures for about 5 minutes, looking for differences, and it seems that the mounting holes are in the same place. But, if anyone has better eyes and tells me otherwise, please do before I buy the waterblocks
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If you get one that fits one itll fit both. the mounting holes are the same. every thing is pretty much located in the same place. go for it. good luck.
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