Before we remove the Twin Frozr III cooler. One word of advice. Be very carefull and take your time !
Normally it's an easy job to remove the cooler, but one wrong handling and you could damage the card.
Removing 4 springed screws gives a look at the Cayman XT GPU. Covered in cooling paste.
I cleaned the GPU core. Just a 5 mins job removing and another 15 mins of drying the purifier.
Now we can have a good look at the almost naked video card.
They can't be overlooked, them big ass SFCs Wait what did you say ? SFCs?
Super Ferrite Choke's
Simply explained, these allow for 10% better power efficiency and 30% higher current capacity. Also they run far cooler in reards to regular ones on the referenc design cards. These can help to increase the overclocking capabilities big time. And don't they look great?
After removing the other screws for the big one piece heatsink, we get 3 parts:
Left from the SFC we see in the above picture the Copper Mos (Right if you hold the card normaly)
Time to assemble a complete system and start testing this video card ->