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more silent cooler then asus directcu2?

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currently i got a 6950 directcu2 card, but that isent silent enought, is it a cooler that is more silent?
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Honestly an aftermarket cooler is probably gonna be the only satisfying option. The Accelero previously linked is one, but if it's too steep price wise the coolers in the 40-50$ range are good as well. The Accelero Twin Turbo 2 is like $50ish. I know it sucks to spend another $50 on a card to accomplish a job its big fancy stock cooler claims to do but fails, but if you want quiet performance its the only way.

And even aftermarket coolers aren't entirely satisfying out of the box, but dont get me started.
    
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Hello, and thanks for replay, thanks i will look at those, when i am going to get my 7000 series card, becouse i want a more silent computer, and right now its the gpu that makes highest noise, but also, i was thinking about a heatsink and then put like a 140mm fan on it or someting? or is those "compleded" heatsinks like this one you guys have linked better?
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Just create a fan profile in MSI Afterburner and don't let temps get past 85C... or maybe add a side fan to help cool it better at lower fan speeds on the card itself.
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I highly rec. HIS's GPU's for stock cooling,pretty much are the best brand out for noise.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161372

If your temps are fine,lower the fan speed.
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Hello, and thanks for replay, thanks i will look at those, when i am going to get my 7000 series card, becouse i want a more silent computer, and right now its the gpu that makes highest noise, but also, i was thinking about a heatsink and then put like a 140mm fan on it or someting? or is those "compleded" heatsinks like this one you guys have linked better?

There are very few gpu coolers that come with the heat sink only. Prolimatech makes one I think.

I removed the fan unit from my Accelero Twin Turbo 2 (pops right off) and strapped a couple 120mm Scythe Slipstreams to it, which dropped temps another 10c and reduced the noise from quiet to pretty much zero. Now at full load it's 49c , fans running 800rpm at all times.... I really wish they offered them without the fans. I understand why they don't, though.
    
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Thanks ^^ possible to takce of the asus cooler aswell? got some leftover fans so smile.gif or maby ill just bought that cooler and a new refreence card when i get my 7000 series smile.gif
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