Pros: Quiet, Great cooling capacity
Cons: Heavy, Large size might not fit all cases.
I have owned this cooler for nearly a month now and all I can say is WOW. I bought my 6990 to replace my 5970 + 5870 tri-fire setup, as I wanted only a single card solution. When I first turned it on and started gaming, it sounded like a Hair Dryer!. It was even louder than the 5970 fan! I was thinking about water cooling and bought a Koolance Exos 2 external water cooling kit only to RMA it since the pump was dead when I received it. While I was waiting for the return, I saw this cooler and decided to take the plunge. Installation is relatively simple and the instructions are easy to follow. The temps on my card fell from 45 degrees to 35 degrees at idle and from 75 to 61 at maximum...(read more)