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Old 10-24-06, 12:11 PM   #53
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Default Re: 8800GTX is selling

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Originally Posted by Toss3
Now if that's a heatspreader, then why not give it more surface area by making it ribbed? My god does that card look hawt, it deserves some CaptnKill smilies!!
Heat spreaders should be flat. If they made it ribbed it'd make less contact area for the heat sink (unless the bottom of the heat sink was ribbed the opposite way... but thats just getting over complicated).

I'm still amazed at the size of that thing... heat spreader or not... thats enormous.
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