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john19055
08-29-06, 05:14 AM
What is the easiest way to get the heatsinks off my 7900GT SS ,I have a Evga 7900GT SS and I put a Zalman VF 900-Cu on it and I need to put the original cooler back on it ,and they are stuck pretty tight and I don't want to brake the memory ,I have heard of different methods but need to know what is the best way ,I have heard of putting it in a zip lock bag and put it in the freezer and I have heard of useing a hair dryer to get them hot and they are supposed to come off easier ,plus I have heard of just useing a razor blade and just slide it under it and it should pop off.what is the most common way or what seems to work best ,any help would be appreciated.

gram_vaz
08-29-06, 05:27 AM
I'd run 3dmark for a while to get the card all hot then while the card is still hot twist the heatsinks off.

john19055
08-29-06, 05:35 AM
would'nt a hair dryer do the same, getting them real hot and then just twist them off.