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Cooling a 8800GT

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Hi my friend needs some help cooling his 8800GT as it reaches temps of 98C and more recently been hitting the thermal limit and going over 105c regularly while gaming so i think replacing the thermal paste is a needed thing but also is there any good aftermarket cooler still available for the 8800GT also what kind of thermal paste should I use for him and lastly if anyone has a GPU for sale around 70 to 100 thats stronger than a 8800GT let me know he plays at 1680x1050p thanks guys
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Well

Either this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-016-_-Product

OR this

http://www.overclock.net/video/10036...card-70-a.html
post #3 of 9
What worked well for mine was the Arctic Accelero S2...if you can find it.
post #4 of 9
The Accelero Comps recommended is reasonably good. Someone told me it kept their 8800GT below 60c on full load without a fan.

EDIT: Ive got an S2 here i could sell you for cheap, but the shipping to the US is pointless unless you want to pay the few extra dollars
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thanks so far guys anything on the type of thermal paste or grease that i should use?
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Duorbs were great too. I'd imagine some people would have them lying around.
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so thermal paste suggestions?
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I use IC Diamond, it's got a low curing time.
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alright thanks guys
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