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Which one would be better in terms of noise/cooling? The card goes over 85C on Furmark for just a couple of seconds and goes over 80C on battlefield. It's a Sapphire 5850 HD Xtreme 1gb model overclocked to 900/1225 and 1.186 volts. Clocks can go higher but the heat is getting worse so I had to lower it down.


XIGMATEK Bifost VD1065 HDT VGA Cooler 5 heat pipes twin fans black nickel plated
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835233058

or

ZEROtherm CoolMaxx 2000 Long Life Sleeve Bearing VGA Cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835887021



Also other suggestions are welcome. Just not water cooling.thumb.gif
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I say go for the Accelero Xtreme Plus with VR001 accessories. It will cost more but you will better performance. It is also very quiet at full speed, 25dba if Im not mistaken.
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er..Ultra carbon gimmick? (It's what I use) There were issues with accelero and my stock xfx
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Btw. It's non-ref but I also have a powercolor reference use in crossfire with this one. Unfortunately the PC ref card only goes up to 900mhz 1.15 voltage and the cooler it have is awesome compared to the sapphire xtreme. I was also looking at the ARCTIC COOLING Accelero TWIN TURBO Pro Fluid Dynamic(http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835186046) instead of the Accelero plus. From the newegg reviews I found out that CoolMaxx 2000 gives the best cooling out of the three but I kinda sometimes don't trust those. Would be nice if I could get more input on which is better for the most part.
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er..Ultra carbon gimmick? (It's what I use) There were issues with accelero and my stock xfx
vrm sink

How's the temps? OC'd? also what issues did you encounter and is it reference or non-reference?
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post #5 of 7
Second that ^
Ultra Carbon(if still avail from CompUSA) sweet relatively inexspensive-
I ditched shroud & rigged PWM 90's
Athough mine was XFX...
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So I should get the xigmatech instead?
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Ordered the Xigmatek Bit frost because the Ultra U12-40659 Carbon is only in stores at compusa. Didn't wanna deal with ebay:o
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