M17xr3 and m17xr4 heat sink

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  1. brave758

    brave758 Notebook Guru

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    Hi all was just after a quick bit of advice, are the m17xr3 (gtx580m) and the m17xr4 (gtx680m) heatsinks the same? I've tried googing it and to be honest the results are a mess

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    There are minor differences but not huge. You could get away with swapping them around.
     
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    Thanks widezu, I'm looking at getting " TDMDJ" to replace the 580m heatsink i have fitted to my 680m at the moment.
     
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    Actually, that one isn't right. The one you want is either 9CNMG or MT1DN.
     
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    Thanks for the heads up :)
    I'll keep looking
     
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    Thanks for the help, After looking at pictures of both your rigth the differences are very small, the 680m heat sink has a extra lip along one edge nothing to lose sleep over I know where it will apply pressure and would be a very quick mod i could do my self .

    Again thanks for the help mate
     
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    Let us know how it goes once you do the upgrade. :)
     
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