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I have this 570 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127552

This case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811108376

And this mother board http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131666

My 570 is really, really loud, and it's starting to finally get on my nerves. It wasn't to bad before I started overclocking, now it's making the fan go up another 10-20% and apparently that means it makes it sound like a vaccum cleaner running non stop right beside my ears.

I need another way to cool it and have been reading threads in here, but there are so many types of 570s I can't make heads ot tails of which fans or plates i could use on mine, with my board, and with my case.

I'm not against water, but would like to go with air for now, because I'll probably upgrade to a new card when the new nvidia cards come out. I would rather hold off until then for the water cooling.

I only have one 570 now, but the wife is buying me another for my birthday soon, so I would need something that will work with SLi.

So my question is which fans are much more quite, and still keep it fairly cool, and will fit my case and board in SLi?

And what are my water options? I have no idea how much it would cost to water cool, or what i would need, or how to install one on a GPU. I have one on my cpu and love it. If it's not to expensive I might just go ahead and do it, and then just sell it with my cards when I upgrade.
The fan is so loud now that water cooling isn't out of the question if there are no decently quite fans, compared to what's on my card now.
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post #2 of 23
I have two of those exact cards and it's just fine for me - the trick is to use MSi Afterburner (free) to tune exactly at what temperatures require what % fan speed. Tune to your ear's liking thumb.gif.
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Originally Posted by metallicamaster3;15192921 
I have two of those exact cards and it's just fine for me - the trick is to use MSi Afterburner (free) to tune exactly at what temperatures require what % fan speed. Tune to your ear's liking thumb.gif.

I'll give it a try. Mine runs a little warm though. During BF3 it runs in the mid 70's. I think it might need that fan speed to keep it cool, but then again I have never experimented with it. I'll give it a try tonight and see if slowing it down still keeps it cool enough.
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I messed with the fan settings and lowered the curve a little. It seems like once it gets to about 68% is when it starts to get crazy loud. I set it to where it's just before the point of annoying, and my card gained about 5c compared hwat it usually does. I really would like to get another option. Someone has to know of another way to cool this card, other then with what came on it.
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I wonder if you got one of the 570's they crapped out and put a gtx470 cooler on? You should measure the dimensions and see if it matches stock 570 or 470 dimensions. If you got the smaller 470 cooler, you might need more rpm's on the fan to keep it cool.
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Mine hits 84c in bf3 (the core is at 870 though) Keep it under 90c and you are golden.
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Originally Posted by steadly2004;15195112 
I wonder if you got one of the 570's they crapped out and put a gtx470 cooler on? You should measure the dimensions and see if it matches stock 570 or 470 dimensions. If you got the smaller 470 cooler, you might need more rpm's on the fan to keep it cool.

If sound has anything to do with the RPM's mines spinning fast enough to lift a small child off the ground. It keeps it cool enough, and it never gets over about 75% speed doing it. At least I think it's cool enough. It runs at around mid 70s on 1025mv during bf3 and heaven maxed out.

Is liquid cooling an option with this card? And if it is, what would I need to get that going, and would it fit in sli? It's been awile since I've had a gaming pc, maybe the fans are just alot louder then they were 15 years ago.
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Originally Posted by Fatalrip;15195118 
Mine hits 84c in bf3 (the core is at 870 though) Keep it under 90c and you are golden.

It's not keeping it cool that's the problem, it's how loud the fan is. I am a family man, and usually play games at night after everyone is in bed. Turning up the speakers loud enough to cover up the fan noise, means that bass is going to vibrate the floors during explosions. The wife doen't ever say anything about it, but I know it has to aggrivate her.

I've got mine running at 850 now. I ran some heaven at 900 and there was only a 3 fps difference in 850 and 900 so I dropped the voltage some to calm down the fan and just run 850.
Edited by bevo - 10/5/11 at 6:57pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bevo;15195210 
It's not keeping it cool that's the problem, it's how loud the fan is. I am a family man, and usually play games at night after everyone is in bed. Turning up the speakers loud enough to cover up the fan noise, means that bass is going to vibrate the floors during explosions. The wife doen't ever say anything about it, but I know it has to aggrivate her.

I've got mine running at 850 now. I ran some heaven at 900 and there was only a 3 fps difference in 850 and 900 so I dropped the voltage some to calm down the fan and just run 850.

If i were you i would jsut invest in some nice headphones ;}
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Originally Posted by Fatalrip;15195248 
If i were you i would jsut invest in some nice headphones ;}

I've thought about it, but I have to stil be able to hear if someone is yelling for me. When your married with kids, the option of completely blocking out the world is gone. At least it is for me. It would be awful if one of them needed me, and I couldn't hear them.

Is there really no aftermarket fans or something I can throw on this thing to quite it down a little? I can't be the only one that doesn't want to hear this thing set over there and make all this noise.
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