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Old 12-17-2005, 11:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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im gettin the eVGA Geforce 6800GS. i was on their site and they have a new model coming out with a copper heatsink. do you think its worth paying the extra and waiting for it to be released? will the heatsink that comes with the card keep it cool enough so it doesnt overheat?
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you will be just fine with what you have unless you want the latest and greatest....
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Old 12-18-2005, 09:05 AM   #3 (permalink)
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ok thanks.. i dont think theres a need for it.. i can always upgrade the entire graphics card eventually like to a 7800GT
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Old 12-18-2005, 11:40 AM   #4 (permalink)
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More of a gimmick than a necessity. Copper does have superior heat dissipation(sp?) properties to a lot of the impure alloys used in heatsinks but as Warez Monster pointed out it's mainly for the hardcore overclockers and those with too much money.

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PS Wish I had the cash to get a 7800GT!
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