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Is this any good?

http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0335871

I just tried to fix a noisy fan in my 5870 and it didn't work, So I need a new cooler, will this have everything I need, (enough heatsinks for the vRam and all that?)
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post #2 of 19
As long as the Zalman cooler is listed as 5870 compatible, then there should be enough heatsinks and thermal glue for the vrms.

The Arctic Accelero vga coolers perform very good also if you can find them.
post #3 of 19
Yes, that should have everything you need. Just make sure to make good contact with the vRam heatsinks and you shouldn't have any issues. There are some negative reviews saying that this thing "bricked" their card and they don't know why.... And almost all of them deny any user error.

But yes, that cooler should work just fine and shouldn't be too loud either
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Yes, that should have everything you need. Just make sure to make good contact with the vRam heatsinks and you shouldn't have any issues. There are some negative reviews saying that this thing "bricked" their card and they don't know why.... And almost all of them deny any user error.

But yes, that cooler should work just fine and shouldn't be too loud either
Yea im buying an extra set of vram sinks also, sweet off to microcenter!
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post #5 of 19
in the case of "bricking" have some nylon washers on hand the accelero is good..imo..
 
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post #6 of 19
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Originally Posted by Schmuckley View Post
in the case of "bricking" have some nylon washers on hand the accelero is good..imo..
Yea I just read the reviews on newegg and Im kinda reconsidering, Like 14 people all with 5870s bricked...
Edited by Theory - 10/28/11 at 12:56pm
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post #7 of 19
This comes with all you need, heatsinks, thermal paste & pad etc. But 3 slotter, each can be had for $70 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835186043

http://www.arctic.ac/en/p/cooling/vg...e-plus-ii.html


Review: http://www.mega-labs.com/accelero_page_1.html


And what will happen if you don't pay attention to details of installation http://www.overclock.net/amd-ati/113...10-20-sec.html
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post #8 of 19
I would get the Accelero if I were you.
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post #9 of 19
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How about this? and will I need an "accessory set" http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835186046
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post #10 of 19
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This comes with all you need, heatsinks, thermal paste & pad etc. But 3 slotter, each can be had for $70 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835186043
I believe that Newegg link only has the cooler for $70, and the heatsinks need to be purchased separately.

Still a good cooler though.
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