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what is your favorite video card cooler?

Post by incogneato » Thu Feb 22, 2007 10:37 pm

im in the market for a nice cooler for my 7900GS

wondering what you guys opinions are on the best ones. links, info, stories, anything is much appreciated

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Post by cyberneticimplant » Thu Feb 22, 2007 11:10 pm

Apparently Zalman VF900 is one of the best.

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Post by funkflex » Fri Feb 23, 2007 4:00 am

Another vote for VF900 :drinkers:
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Post by Kalko » Sat Feb 24, 2007 5:56 am

Zalman VF900 or Pentagram XCCU80

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Post by incogneato » Sat Feb 24, 2007 11:22 am

thanx guys, hopefully with this zalman ill be able to OC my 7900GS like mad
Kalko wrote:Zalman VF900 or Pentagram XCCU80
how weird i cant find that pentagram xccu80 not even on google search :shock:

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Post by kenc51 » Sat Feb 24, 2007 11:39 am

H2O :finga:

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Post by werty316 » Sat Feb 24, 2007 12:43 pm

If you don't care about the cost, one of the best air coolers is the Zalman VF-900cu.

Not sure if the Arctic Cooling has anything for the 7900GS.
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Post by dgood » Sat Feb 24, 2007 1:31 pm

depends on the card, zalman always does make great products and some that look awesome also, but arctic cooling has some good stuff too, just see what things fit your model for each and the prices you can't go wrong with either. I think the accelero x1 works on nvidia cards but I don't think it works on 7900 gs or gt just the gtx and gto.
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Post by sbohdan » Sat Feb 24, 2007 1:53 pm

for me the best air cooling was the one I did using thermalright SI-97 :finga:
it actually lowered my load temps 17C :P
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Post by Zoogle » Sat Feb 24, 2007 2:30 pm

Haha, nice. I like the Thermalright HR03. It lets me run my 7600GT silent, which means the only fans running are the intake fans (don't want to fry the Raptor..) and the power supply fan.

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Post by sbohdan » Sat Feb 24, 2007 2:39 pm

Zoogle wrote:Haha, nice. I like the Thermalright HR03. It lets me run my 7600GT silent, which means the only fans running are the intake fans (don't want to fry the Raptor..) and the power supply fan.
I had both fans on 5V instead of 12V so they were silent too. I overclocked the crap out of this card (108% performance increase) and it was running in my posession like that for 2 years. I sold it with my previous rig and its still fine (so you only shorten your cards life with OC if temps are too high)
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Post by incogneato » Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:15 pm

wow that thermalright looks like a monster... how in the bloody hell does that not break the card :shock:

i think i might be leaning towards that one hehe :P

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Post by sbohdan » Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:50 pm

incogneato wrote:wow that thermalright looks like a monster... how in the bloody hell does that not break the card :shock:

i think i might be leaning towards that one hehe :P
actually it is very light, so no problem weight wise...the only thing you have to consider is space: 3 slots taken under the card :axe:
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Post by Kalko » Sun Feb 25, 2007 7:51 am

incogneato wrote:thanx guys, hopefully with this zalman ill be able to OC my 7900GS like mad
Kalko wrote:Zalman VF900 or Pentagram XCCU80
how weird i cant find that pentagram xccu80 not even on google search :shock:
My bad, i meant XC80CU

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Post by pharmd24 » Wed Feb 28, 2007 2:42 pm

Another vote for Zalman!
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Post by bigblockmatt » Wed Feb 28, 2007 3:47 pm

zalman vf900. way easy to install.
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