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Air cooling for my XFX 6950 HD

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What it says in the title really. Don't want to spend much, but want better than the single rubbish stock fan on the card. Its so loud when it goes past 40%. I've found this so far
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/arcti...idia-vga-cards
any good? Any better alternatives? Son't really want to push £30, may go up to £40 if there is a really good one out there.

Thanks in advance
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That's a pretty nice cooler. Also, the Shaman is pretty nice.
    
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This cooler does not fit the AMD 6 series. There are no "AfterMarket" air coolers for the 6xxx cards. Only water blocks or non refeence cards with the non reference cooler.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BradleyW View Post
This cooler does not fit the AMD 6 series. There are no "AfterMarket" air coolers for the 6xxx cards. Only water blocks or non refeence cards with the non reference cooler.
Not true, I have a Gelid Icy Vision Rev 2 on my reference Radeon 6950.
Gelid released a VRM upgrade kit for the 6900 series and I picked that up.

Works great for my card, got it overclocked to 920/1450 w/the shaders unlocked and temps max out at 55C in gaming and about 60C with furmark's burn in test.
Edited by Eluder - 6/18/11 at 2:40pm
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Yeah, that's not really true. I got an Arctic Cooling Accelero Xtreme Plus, and it fits fine on my reference 6950.
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i'm using the ac ttp on my 6950 ref. it's working great.

it's just hard to install the vrm heatsinks. i needed to get enzotech mos-c1 for them.
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