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post #11 of 24
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i guess i will go with the zalman vf3000f, cause it comes with everything.
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post #12 of 24
Read this first...

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia-cooling/892079-zalman-vf3000f-extremely-disappointing.html

VRAM heat sinks are preatty cheap...
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post #13 of 24
doh.gif I totally forgot about this monster.
http://www.svc.com/shaman.html
If you have the money and the space get the shaman, its a bit more expensive though and Im not sure if you get to use the plate the comes with the card or not. You will have to look into it but if you want the best on air this will be it.

Im guessing he might have gotten a bad unit, thats the first post I seen like that about the VF300F. Also if you go to the link in his post and go down to the bottom the op of the thread had good results with the VF3000F, like I said it looks like he just got a bad unit. Instead of replacing it he tried to fix it and it didnt work out so well for him.
Edited by nagle3092 - 5/14/11 at 12:10am
 
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post #14 of 24
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i think i'm going to return my gtx 480 and get a gtx 580 instead, i work at bestbuy anyways so i could return it and pay $75 more for the gtx 580.
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post #15 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by AWESOME_3_SOME;13498554 
i think i'm going to return my gtx 480 and get a gtx 580 instead, i work at bestbuy anyways so i could return it and pay $75 more for the gtx 580.

Good choice sir! thumb.gif
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post #16 of 24
If you can get a 580 for only 75 dollars more it is more than worth it.
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post #17 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by TickleMeElmo;13498575 
If you can get a 580 for only 75 dollars more it is more than worth it.

Yeah that would have been almost the price of most after market coolers anyways. Why settle with one, get the best of both worlds, more power and a cooler card.
 
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post #18 of 24
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@tickleMeElmo, yeah thats what i'm about to do. when i play crysis 2 my temps stays between 80-83 degrees and i put my fan on 80%
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post #19 of 24
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well gtx 580 here i come smile.gif thanks again guys.
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post #20 of 24
Why not get a zotac gtx 580 3gb amp2 ? It does come with zalman vf3000f cooler customized. it $549.99

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814500201
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