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Sir Dantares Sep 10, 2003, 07:18pm EDT Report Abuse
Fitting this product resulted in a broken GPU. Thats my experiance. Nice product, but Im not sure what went wrong.
For those not feeling quite up to mounting this but still want a silent GPU - The Sapphire Atlantis Radeon 9800 and 9600 is a decent one without a fan, just a heatsink - THAT heatsink, in fact.
Sir Dantares

P4 3Ghz
Abit IC-7 G mbo
250gb + 37.5gb hd's
Radeon 9200 gpu
Coolermaster TAC-101 case
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Jose Garcia Oct 11, 2003, 12:56am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Fitting This Product
You know what, this is a great product. If you don't read the instructions, I garantee that you will F* up like the previous post. I purchased this Zalman unit around April for my MSI TI 4800 128 VIVO because the darn video card was overheating. It helped dissapate the heat, but only because I had a house fan backed by my A/C unit blowing directly at the GPU. I ended up selling the card, wich worked on someone elses system perfectly. Anyway, the Zalman Heatsink is a great product, and turns the video card into a monster... I will probrably buy one again in the future if needed.

The only thing is that the unit did not cover some of the memory chips. You may want to double check this before plunking down about 20bucks, or buy extra memory heatsinks.

Abit IC7
Intel P4 3.0 HT
1GB 400Mhz ECC Memory
100GB / 8mb Western Digital HDD
128mb FX5200
Thermaltake coolers...



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