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Nice, too bad more manufacturers don't do this sort of thing (well, with bigger fans, anyway).
 

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that would overheat like a mother

The heatsink is actually fairly interesting (it's a vapor chamber with all copper fins), and apparently cools the card reasonably well.
 

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IT'S FINALLY OUT!!! YAY


but it's clocked about 60Mhz-ish less than the average 260 216sp

No, it's clocks are the stock clocks for GTX 260's
 

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IT'S FINALLY OUT!!! YAY


but it's clocked about 60Mhz-ish less than the average 260 216sp

It's stock clocked, don't see the issue
 

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I think this card is fantastic. I have been following it for a while. Sure, it's not the newest GPU, but I feel that the single slot cooler (that actually keeps the card cool) is a major breakthrough on a card with that much power. Imagine 2 of these in a LAN rig. Epic.
 

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I'd consider trading my GTX 275 for one.
 

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I guess I was right.... a few did want to ck it out. But I was sure you all would.
 

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Only problem is for most cases you'd have to rearrange your airflow so you don't have your front case fans blowing against their exhaust.

Interesting anyway, maybe I should pick up four of them
. Quad SLI on air
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The heatsink is actually fairly interesting (it's a vapor chamber with all copper fins), and apparently cools the card reasonably well.

Doesn't Galaxy borrow some of Sapphire's Vapor-X technology? I heard that somewhere, and the cooler looks mildly reminiscent of the design.

At any rate, it's nice to see GPU heatsinks that aren't the size of a small child and still cool relatively well.
 
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