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Old April 18, 2007, 12:13 PM
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No - considering the heat generated, the cooling is great for stock- I just wish you didn't have to pay for it, if you were planning on using aftermarket.
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Old May 1, 2007, 02:20 PM
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I wish that high end video cards could be bought without a heatsink. The heatsinks on those 8800 GTs/x cards must add about 75 dollars to the price- Manufacturers should consider a bare bones models for use with aftermarket cooling with a limited warranty, and knock a 100 or so bucks off the price.

If companies are trying to win over the enthusiast for our marketing help, they should woo us with products like that-
Because some bozo would buy one and not realize that they have to supply their own heatsink.

I remember reading a thread on EVGAs forum where someone bought a video card and claimed the heatsink was missing. He also claimed he didn't know there was supposed to be one when he installed it.
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