The 2900XT cooler has a third heatpipe within the GPU contact plate as I discovered while trying to remove some residual solder with a blowtorch. This heat pipe appears to move heat from the core to an octagonal ring (nod to the ring bis architecture?). There is a little pipe coming out of the bottom left of the plate. Is the 2900Pro cooler the same?
I'd post a link but YouTube is banned at work. I found it to be ineffective.
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