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I got a 7300LE and the stock fan are terrible and super loud. So, I went to egg and there are too much fan. I need a fan that is not loud, better than stock cooling(if can) and cheap. TY
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post #2 of 8
If its loud but the temps are fine, download RivaTuner, and slow the fan down.
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Best AND cheap? well the best would probably be the VF-900, cheap... well the stock cooler with the fan turned down and a little as5...
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Temps are ok..50C and VF-900 is not comatible with 7300LE. I might try using Rivatuner
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Do you have an 80mm or 120mm fan kicking around? Maybe a mod with what you already have. A side intake over the GPU might help. I know you want to keep things quiet, but if you could use both at slightly lower RPM's, they might do the job (especially a 120mm).

But... a single, quality HSF w/ RAM sinks would probably be better if you got the dough.
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Originally Posted by Syrillian
Do you have an 80mm or 120mm fan kicking around? Maybe a mod with what you already have. A side intake over the GPU might help. I know you want to keep things quiet, but if you could use both at slightly lower RPM's, they might do the job (especially a 120mm).

But... a single, quality HSF w/ RAM sinks would probably be better if you got the dough.
I don't really get what you mean.


Guess what, in middle of installing Rivatuner, BSOD. Then when I after it told me to choose, start normally, safe mode and all that crap. I select start normally, it freezes. Then I tried safe mode, freezes and same as when i try 'most recent config'....
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Quote:
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I don't really get what you mean.


Guess what, in middle of installing Rivatuner, BSOD. Then when I after it told me to choose, start normally, safe mode and all that crap. I select start normally, it freezes. Then I tried safe mode, freezes and same as when i try 'most recent config'....

Sounds like the fan thing should take a backseat at the moment, but essentially you would cut a hole in the cover of your case and mount a fan that directs air onto your VGA card. There are a number of mods w/ pics in the case mods thread...

Is the BSOD and freezing a new issue?
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post #8 of 8
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Originally Posted by Syrillian
Sounds like the fan thing should take a backseat at the moment, but essentially you would cut a hole in the cover of your case and mount a fan that directs air onto your VGA card. There are a number of mods w/ pics in the case mods thread...

Is the BSOD and freezing a new issue?
I'm selling that PC, so no case mod, lol.

Yes, a new issue...
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