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I can imagine when I remember when I simply out of fun put my 5870 vapor-x to 100% fan speed. That sure was load
Still can't beat a ref 5970 cooler at 100%,sounds exactly like a vaccum cleaner
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Still can't beat a ref 5970 cooler at 100%,sounds exactly like a vaccum cleaner
Yea I bet it does
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I ordered my MSI 580 Lightning off ebay should be here Tuesday. I think the sparkle/galaxy offer better cooling and lower noise but for me they would be extremely hard to source because I am from South Africa. I have an Arctic Accelero Xtreme on my HIS 5870 atm and I get a massive OC as well as great temps. 30-31 idle and 46 MAX MAX load nothing I've seen on air can beat that. And to top it all of the cooler is silent, the only downfall is it adds a lot of length to the card. It scrapes against the HDD bay metal in my Coolermaster CM690II

I managed to get a my Lightning for $449 but delivery to my country costs $50 so I guess I'm not really saving much :'(

However the card costs 5200ZAR here which is around $765
Edited by Vandal4126 - 6/22/11 at 8:19pm
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Then you saved some money none the less, Im giving a 580 Lightning Xtreme it's initial run through the grinds now, The fan is excellent and quiet. I'm at 65% and I can't hear it (Stand up fan in room help's though). The Twin Frozr III is pwning Kombuster maximum burn in test right now. Sub 50c.

It's not as quiet as the Accelero Xtreme but its quite quiet.
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The Lightning extreme has exactly the same cooler as the lightning right? It hasn't been modified?
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The Lightning extreme has exactly the same cooler as the lightning right? It hasn't been modified?
Yea it's the Twin Frozr III. The only difference is that the fans on the Lightning Xtreme are blue (painted blue?) and they start turning white when they get hot. So far my fans have just stayed blue though, a testament to the awesomeness of the Twin Frozr III.
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