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7800GT Fan Dying - Replacement?

post #1 of 15
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I guess I need to replace my GPU HSF and was wondering what everyone's opinions are on the top 3 coolers I see on these forums. They are the Zalman VF-900, Arctic Cooling NV Silencer 5, and the Arctic Cooling Accelero X1.

Does anyone know of a comparison chart of these coolers? If so, could you link it?

The Silencer seems good b/c of the exhaust out of the case, but both of the others still might out-do it on cooling and maybe a bit higher case temps...

I need help, I am indecisive!!
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post #2 of 15
VF 900 is the best.

Get it, NOW! lol
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post #3 of 15
hes right thats what i was going to say
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post #4 of 15
I have the VF-900 and it is great. I also owned Zalman's VF-700CU and it too was great. High quality build and great cooling.
    
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post #5 of 15
I prefer the accelero x1 over the vf-900 but thats just my opinion. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835186001
    
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post #6 of 15
VF900 i not the best. Sytrin formula v1 plus is better and i think the accelro beat it also. Though looks wise the VF900 is better
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post #7 of 15
My VF900 can keep my 9800XT at 35C (no v mod, no oc). I really need a voltmeter.
    
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post #8 of 15
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I read somewhere that the Accelero requires the card to be modified a bit to get it seated and working correctly on a 7800. Is this correct? If so is it difficult?
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post #9 of 15
i got the vf900 its hella nice

i still reccomend it even though there may be better cooling options
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post #10 of 15
Get the Arctic Cooling NV Silencer 5, it cools great, easy to install and it acutally blows the hot air out of the back of the case!
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