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Slim Cooler For HD 7870?

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I'm going to be getting a 7870 within the next coming months, and I'm wondering if there are any slim coolers (my case has like no room for even a 3 slot cooler) that are compatible?

Budget doesn't really matter.

Thanks in advance.
post #2 of 9
Your best bet is to get a 7870 that has a cooler that you're happy with. I don't even think there are many slim (i.e. non-3 slot) aftermarket coolers available.
    
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budget doesn't matter, the slimmest cooler would be a water block and water cool your rig at the same time.. smile.gif
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post #4 of 9
7870 TF III/HAWK is the way to go. You really can't get a much higher quality double-slot card. Ridiculous number of VRMs (not sure if the count is known for the 7870 HAWK... but the 7970 Lightning has 14!), voltage checkpoints, etc.
 
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budget doesn't matter, the slimmest cooler would be a water block and water cool your rig at the same time.. smile.gif

This is true. I've also seen someone strap a H50/60 to a video card and call it a day.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by stubass View Post

budget doesn't matter, the slimmest cooler would be a water block and water cool your rig at the same time.. smile.gif

Lol this is true. But space is an issue. My case is a Lian Li PC-Q08B. Not exactly tons of space.

Something like this would be awesome:

http://thermalright.com/products/index.php?act=data&cat_id=30&id=110
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Originally Posted by Bassdoken View Post

Lol this is true. But space is an issue. My case is a Lian Li PC-Q08B. Not exactly tons of space.
Something like this would be awesome:
http://thermalright.com/products/index.php?act=data&cat_id=30&id=110

that is nice, but i think it will be like 50mm think once you put fans on it plus the small amount the gpu rises of the board.. it might make it a bit slimmer im not sure
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post #8 of 9
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But that says it doesn't support the 7870... frown.gif
post #9 of 9
newer cards so the cooling manufactures haven't all caught up i guess with after market coolers.. smile.gif
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