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A lot of you are missing the point. A good cooler will actually make his situation worse since it will pull the heat from the card and discharge it into the room. A crappy cooler will keep the heat on the card and keep his room cooler What you need is a low consumption card that will fit your performance needs. Take a look at Anandtech to pick something out. They have great charts to help ya.
not really. we recommend the GTX5xx series of cards because they have way less power draw and run WAY cooler then their predecessors the GTX4xx series.
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not really. we recommend the GTX5xx series of cards because they have way less power draw and run WAY cooler then their predecessors the GTX4xx series.
Most were referring him to cards with high performance coolers such as TFII.
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Most were referring him to cards with high performance coolers such as TFII.
so was I. but because it is a great cooler that exhausts inside the case as well. A gpu that will exhaust inside the case will be good for him because the whole case in general will exhaust warmer air but over a larger volume of air vs the faster hot air that came out of the GTX 480 where the heat was concentrated in one specific area of the case (where the GPU resides) and If it was an EE (external exhaust) version of the card like the reference 480s were then that is the problem. yah the hea is still present but the heat is dissipated over a larger volume of air

i hope im making sens
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so was I. but because it is a great cooler that exhausts inside the case as well. A gpu that will exhaust inside the case will be good for him because the whole case in general will exhaust warmer air but over a larger volume of air vs the faster hot air that came out of the GTX 480 where the heat was concentrated in one specific area of the case (where the GPU resides) and If it was an EE (external exhaust) version of the card like the reference 480s were then that is the problem. yah the hea is still present but the heat is dissipated over a larger volume of air

i hope im making sens
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so was I. but because it is a great cooler that exhausts inside the case as well. A gpu that will exhaust inside the case will be good for him because the whole case in general will exhaust warmer air but over a larger volume of air vs the faster hot air that came out of the GTX 480 where the heat was concentrated in one specific area of the case (where the GPU resides) and If it was an EE (external exhaust) version of the card like the reference 480s were then that is the problem. yah the hea is still present but the heat is dissipated over a larger volume of air

i hope im making sens
You still miss the point entirely. Unless your problem is that the warm air is hitting you directly, how dense the charge of warm air is is meaningless. All wattage into the card will end up being heat in the room eventually.

sccr64472 is exactly right.
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You still miss the point entirely. Unless your problem is that the warm air is hitting you directly, how dense the charge of warm air is is meaningless. All wattage into the card will end up being heat in the room eventually.

sccr64472 is exactly right.
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post #17 of 25
The point is that any of these cards will have better temps or fewer issues dealing with heat than the 480. So at this point it's just a matter of picking one and moving on.
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The point is that any of these cards will have better temps or fewer issues dealing with heat than the 480. So at this point it's just a matter of picking one and moving on.
I agree with this, the 480 is a space heater. Any card you pick will be cooler than it.
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Uh all cards are going to get hot under load it's just basic physics. If you want to avoid that problem you'll need to WC your system.
That won't help his problem.

That heat will still have to go somewhere, and the only place to go would be into his room. Thus not making a difference.
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My rad is in my window, to exhust the hot air in the summer if I need to and to intake freezing air in the winter.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but 38C load temps don't seem all that high. I mean it is only 85F out right now.



I don't have any issues with gpu temps or room temps with my setup.
    
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