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my card hit 110C earlier so i need a decent aftermarket cooler, but i cant seem to find any that come with VRM heatsinks just memory sinks. can somebody point me in the right direction?

thanks
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Don't waste $30-40 on a aftermarket cooler for a 8800 GT. Use it til it dies then spend the $30-40 to buy another
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Originally Posted by CravinR1;13044119 
Don't waste $30-40 on a aftermarket cooler for a 8800 GT. Use it til it dies then spend the $30-40 to buy another

For some reason my head is telling me this post has some win in it confused.gif
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Originally Posted by philhalo66;13044078 
my card hit 110C earlier so i need a decent aftermarket cooler, but i cant seem to find any that come with VRM heatsinks just memory sinks. can somebody point me in the right direction?

thanks

as far as i know zalman makes an aftermarket heatsink,the VF900 and it comes with some memory sinks.

as far as i know you can still thermal adhesive some memory sinks onto vrms.
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post #5 of 24
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CravinR1;13044119 
Don't waste $30-40 on a aftermarket cooler for a 8800 GT. Use it til it dies then spend the $30-40 to buy another

i cant find any cards for cheaper than $70. it has died once already i baked it back to life.
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as far as i know zalman makes an aftermarket heatsink,the VF900 and it comes with some memory sinks.

as far as i know you can still thermal adhesive some memory sinks onto vrms.

i was kinda eyeballing the Thermalright HR-03 GT
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Totally agree. Don't shell out any cash on it.

Why not check out some of the ghetto mods threads and try your own. Sure you will find plenty of ideas.

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post #7 of 24
Is the card full of dust? Fan speed turned up?
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Originally Posted by SkinBob;13044177 
Totally agree. Don't shell out any cash on it.

Why not check out some of the ghetto mods threads and try your own. Sure you will find plenty of ideas.

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where? lol i cant find any with search.
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Is the card full of dust? Fan speed turned up?

cleaned it recently and fan speed was 100%
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Originally Posted by CravinR1;13044197 
They are frequently on OCN marketplace for $40-50

And on ebay for the same
http://cgi.ebay.com/eVGA-e-GeForce-8800-GT-Superclocked-Graphics-adapt-/220762950865?pt=PCC_Video_TV_Cards&hash=item33667f4cd1#ht_500wt_1097

yeah im not buying used anymore especially after what happened with my 9800GX2 (guy sold me half dead card then refused refund and wanted me to give it back)
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http://www.arctic.ac/en/p/detail?sArticle=24.%3F

I sold one for 20$.
One of the best coolers for the 8800GT.
But due note it takes 2 1/2 slots.
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