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need a gtx 280 cooler

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I have to under volt it to 1v or else it will get too hot while folding and gaming. Even then it's around 80c at 100% fan. I did get it from a smoker though so it was pretty gross and dusty but I cleaned that as good as I could. Anways, for a new cooler I was thinking an accelero extreme. Is that the best for the price? $50ish is about what I'm looking to spend.
    
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I think that the Accelero is currently the best air cooler on the market. I really love mine. I used to idle at 55c, and load at about 93c, but now that I have my Accelero, I idle at 33c and load at 55c-60c. The best part is that it's completely silent. Even at 100%, I can't hear anything, and my fams are pretty silent in my computer.
    
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I guess I'll go for it then thanks
    
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