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Old February 26, 2009, 08:49 AM
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Default ramsinks on GTX 285?

I'm watercooling a GTX 285. I'm using the Swiftech MWC-60 R2 waterblock. My ramsinks haven't arrived yet. How bad is it to run the card without ramsinks? Will I fry the memory on the card?

Stock speeds (underclocked if needed).

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Old February 26, 2009, 01:26 PM
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I don't thing the memory will be a huge concern, but the VRMs and such will definitely be damaged without adequate cooling. I'd recommend ordering some Enzotech RAM and Mosfet heatsinks if you need the cooling now.
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Old February 26, 2009, 05:10 PM
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I've got some copper coolers on the way...
I've decided not to take a chance with it...it's not a cheap card!! LOL
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