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Ok I narrowed it down to these:
I can get the zalman today as I live 35mins from a Micro center and this fan noise is driving me nuts (broken fan on 5870)

Arctic Cooling extreme II

Zalman VF3000A

Also I don't plan on having this card in my system much longer so please help me decide ASAP!
Edited by Theory - 11/1/11 at 10:24am
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Remove the fan and zip tip your own setup with spare fans. Dont buy a cooler if you're not going to have the card much longer. Sell as is.
 
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Remove the fan and zip tip your own setup with spare fans. Dont buy a cooler if you're not going to have the card much longer. Sell as is.
Im not ghetto rigging this card, out of the two I posted, what one Should I get.
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Screw It off to micro center!
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I would go with the Arctic Cooling. Heard some good things about it from a few people.
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I would go with the Arctic Cooling. Heard some good things about it from a few people.
This, but the two-fan version is plenty for a 5870 (I have it on 1 5870 and 2 5850s). Make sure to clean the VRMs and various things that you stick the small heatsinks on or they WILL fall off.
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Artic Cooling +IC Diamond/Antec Formula 7= FTW GPU Cooling
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