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Windforce 3X vs Twin Frozr III

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All in the title really, just wondering if Gigabyte's windforce 3x cooler is better or worse than the Twin Frozr 3 on the msi cards, I'm getting a GTX 580 and wondering which one is cooler and not too audible.

I was gonna get this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125399

But will dish out the extra 50 bucks for this if its significantly better:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127589
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the gigabyte wont be as loud and with three fans should cool just as well. For my money i would get the gigabyte.
    
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Says Twin Frozr is OOS and DEACTIVATED!? That can't be right...

Anyway, I have a Twin Frozr II 560ti, and I'll swear by it! MSI makes a sweet cooler that is basically the Noctua NH-D14 of air cooling. That is, if you're not going with water cooling, the Twin Frozr III is pretty much the best there is.
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+1 for both D: and I'm sure its just temporary lol
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I would rather get the MSi just because MSi makes really good cooling systems for their video cards. I have the Twin Frozr III GTX 570, and it really is awesome.
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Ive been running Arctic Xtreme coolers up until now. When i turned on my GB GTX 580 and cranked up the load, I had to check if the fans where running. They are very quiet.

I cant comment on the Twin Frozr 3
Edited by Sethy666 - 11/6/11 at 7:51pm
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Twin Frozr III is a awsome cooler i never had experience with the gigabyte one so no comment tongue.gif
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