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Does anyone offer a great cooler that only takes up 1 additional slot? So two slots total for the card? If MSI started putting their HAWK/etc. coolers out for aftermarket purchase I think they could clean up.
     
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That's in a warm room as well with mediocre case cooling.

Ambients in here must be 18-20c at least.
My case cooling is allright, but I happen to live in a hot country..

But still, with that temp, there are no need to switch to watercooling..
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Does anyone offer a great cooler that only takes up 1 additional slot? So two slots total for the card? If MSI started putting their HAWK/etc. coolers out for aftermarket purchase I think they could clean up.
Aftermarket coolers run into trouble with slot sizes because most of them are not rear exhaust and they are traditional fans not turbine fans. This means you need space for intake.
If space is a major concern your best bet is to look into some of the water cooling solutions like coolit or full on loops.
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This is fantastic for a single card

But I want a cool, quiet smallish cooler that will run great in crossfire/sli. Are there any around?
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Would love to get this cooler for my 570, but at the cost (almost 100?), makes me wonder if I should get a water block instead.
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Originally Posted by Kaze105 View Post
Would love to get this cooler for my 570, but at the cost (almost 100?), makes me wonder if I should get a water block instead.
http://www.mwave.com/mwave/SKUSearch...iteria=AA77248

The first revision goes for $48 on this site. With heatsink package and shipping it comes to about $65.
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My fans top out at 2400 according to AB
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On my particular AXP, the packaging said that the VRM kits were only $5.XX including shipping. When I went to order it they wanted closer to $10 after shipping, but after speaking with someone @ Arctic, they honored the price on the packaging.

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This is the second version:

The part on the right was actually how the 5870 version of the heatsink looked. They cut away that part since AMD double stacked the DVI ports there. Its cheaper to go ahead and make a single version that is cut out than make two, and sacrificing that little bit of fin area doesn't kill performance.
 
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This is fantastic for a single card

But I want a cool, quiet smallish cooler that will run great in crossfire/sli. Are there any around?
Check AC's website, they have a wide range of VGA coolers.
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Great coolers. Really pawned my hot gtx 480
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