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post #11 of 40
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will this be worth it? will temps actually reduce by 20C lol or are these reviews junk?

I have good air flow in my case (like everything <40C considering its a HAF 912) its just the cards get stupid hot.
    
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post #12 of 40
Also consider a Gelid Icy Vision

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835426026

*Note, I've seen it for a lot cheaper than newegg's $55 price. Wait for sales or shop around.
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Arctic cooling makes very, very nice coolers. I would expect at least 20c in temperature difference. My AXP that I had on my GTX 260 kept it 35c cooler than the stock shroud.
    
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Is it true the thermal pads provided fall off? if so is there any alternative to that? some other way to do the same thing without having it fall off? what's thermal glue?

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They only fall off if you don't thoroughly clean the surface of the IC's and MOSFET's.
    
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are yours fine?
    
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post #17 of 40
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hey also on AC's site it says twin turbo pro max 120W?
    
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very, make sure you use Arctic clean 5 or 90% rubbing alcohol.
    
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post #19 of 40
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pls can you also help with the 120W that's advertised on AC? Is that fine for 155W for 6870 as u said?
    
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will this be worth it? will temps actually reduce by 20C lol or are these reviews junk?

I have good air flow in my case (like everything <40C considering its a HAF 912) its just the cards get stupid hot.

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Both my 470 and 560 Ti has horrible load temps. 71c and 80c respectively with OCCT GPU. They went to 60c and 58c respectively once the AXPs where installed... they are awesome.
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