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Zalman VF3000F GFX Cooler

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Flight, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. Mr.Fantastic

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Aug 9, 2009

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    Wish this cooler was available for the 5770.
     
  2. rolypolyman

    Mobster

    Joined: Nov 22, 2007

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    Location: Ayr, Scotland

    Doesn't fit according to this latest review.:(
     
  3. jinxpad

    Hitman

    Joined: Nov 12, 2009

    Posts: 857

    Location: London

    Does the 480 version fit the MSi 480's? I read somewhere that the MSi uses different components from the reference design and it might cause some fitting problems with aftermarket coolers.

    If it does fit, then I'll definitely be getting of these.
     
  4. Frame352

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Jun 23, 2007

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    Shame, but thanks for the heads-up!
     
  5. nalla

    Wise Guy

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    so is this definately a 3 slot cooler, if so no good for me as i have sli, and cannot use the 3rd pcie slot due to its close proximity to my psu,
     
  6. Stoner81

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    Joined: Jul 8, 2010

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    Location: Derbyshire

    Thanks for the pics and information, mine arrived today at last been waiting for 3 weeks.

    Stoner81.
     
  7. shaffaaf27

    Soldato

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    Location: London

    last pic isnt there
     
  8. paspc

    Gangster

    Joined: Jun 1, 2004

    Posts: 129

    Does fitting this cooler void the warranty?
     
  9. Tealc

    Soldato

    Joined: Jul 13, 2009

    Posts: 7,019

    Location: Llanelli

    Depends on manufacturer and how much of a mess you make. Some cards have tamper stickers on the screws, some don't.

    Says this on all the graphics coolers sold at OcUK.

    So basically if you do it then it's your risk. I suppose they don't want people taking the cooling solutions off making a total botch job and not cooling parts that need to be cooled and then having to repair/replace.

    Still I changed my cooler and know that if I needed to put the stock back on then it would be fine as I kept all screws, heat pads. The only thing that would be different would be that I wont be able to replace the crappy TIM that they put on the GPU.