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Non-reference Sapphire HD4870 VRMs

sgegmund

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System Name XP PRO 32
Processor Intel Q9550 @ 3.4
Motherboard GA-EP45-DS4
Cooling TT Blue ORB II
Memory 2x2G G-Skill PC2-8500
Video Card(s) SAPPHIRE ATi HD4870 512M
Storage OCZ Core V2 30G + SAMSUNG F1 500G
Display(s) ACER P243W
Case COOLERMASTER CM 690
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Power Supply COOLERMASTER REALPOWER M850W
#1
Hi there,

I just got an accelero twin turbo aftermarket cooler for my Sapphire HD4870 512Mb (non-reference layout).

Here's the card layout : SAPPHIRE HD4870

4 VRMs heatsinks are included but as I'm not a specialist, I'm not really sure where to put them exactly (the VRM heatsinks can be seen on the right side of this picture and on this one)

The RAM heatsinks are pretty obvious to install, but could someone who knows what he's doing/saying give me advice on where exactly to put the 4 VRM heatsinks ?

Thank you.
 

sgegmund

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System Name XP PRO 32
Processor Intel Q9550 @ 3.4
Motherboard GA-EP45-DS4
Cooling TT Blue ORB II
Memory 2x2G G-Skill PC2-8500
Video Card(s) SAPPHIRE ATi HD4870 512M
Storage OCZ Core V2 30G + SAMSUNG F1 500G
Display(s) ACER P243W
Case COOLERMASTER CM 690
Audio Device(s) --
Power Supply COOLERMASTER REALPOWER M850W
#3
Thank you very much, I thought these would be the places to put them on, so I did it yesterday. I had to use my dremmel (cutting tool) to shape the heatsinks for the upper-right part on the picture. As I wasn't sure, I also put one heatsink on the bottom-right ones :rolleyes:

My Accelero Twin Turbo is set, I now have to deal with temperatures after installation, but as it is another subject, I'll create a new post.

Thanks again for your answer.