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I am located in the US, and I only see 3 aftermarket coolers that are compatible with the GTX 470:

Zalman VF3000F
Gelid Icy Vision
Accelero Xtreme Plus

The Accelero would likely make the 470 too long for my case, so really I only see 2 options.

Are there any other viable options that perform better than the reference cooler?
Edited by 996gt2 - 10/30/11 at 4:36pm
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Last year I was in a similar situation so I looked up coolers like crazy. If I had to choose, I would pick.

1. Gelid Icy Vision
2. Accelero Xtreme Plus
3. Zalman VF3000F

The Gelid is just an awesome cooler that is also pretty quiet. The price is also pretty fair. Nothing against the Accelero, but I like the price/looks/noise/performance of the Gelid Icy Vision.
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Theres the Thermalright shaman and spitfire, other than that you're out of options.

The AXP measures about 12 inches across so if one of your pci slots is low enough (or high in your case, since your case is inverted), you might be able to fit the thing inside.
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Originally Posted by 996gt2 View Post
I am located in the US, and I only see 2 aftermarket coolers that are compatible with the GTX 470:

Zalman VF3000F
Gelid Icy Vision
Accelero Xtreme Plus

The Accelero would likely make the 470 too long for my case, so really I only see 2 options.

Are there any other viable options that perform better than the reference cooler?
Artic Cooling does make an Accelero Twin Turbo II that fits the 470 I believe.

I had a 470, and replaced it with an MSI 560ti (OC) Twin Frozr II. The temps are much lower, the fans are much quieter, and the performance is more or less the same. If you have $200 laying around it's a good investment.

Now to find someone who will buy my 470.. haha
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The Thermalright Shaman is your best Option.... It's an awesome product, and since you already use TY-140's on your D14 it's a good fit too
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