Removing the heatspreader from the GeForce 8800

Posted on Monday, Dec 11 2006 @ 03:31 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
VR Zone took a look at what's under the heatspreader of NVIDIA's GeForce 8800 graphics cards.
If you bothered to take a closer look, you may have noticed that the layer of thermal interface material is clearly visible. The IHS appears to be fixed with minimal mounting pressure. By removing this weak link, heat dissipation can be very much improved. I can imagine how much cooler the IHS-less GPU could possibly be.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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