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XFX 9800 gt too noisy.. suggestions?

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For my study purposes pc i have an XFX 9800 GT


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Problem is that the pc with 6 fans is ULTRA silent but this card makes so much noise even at 20% fan speed that is annoying me. Right now i have a silent EN210 from asus with passive cooling but the performance is not enough. Is there any way to decrease the noise of the 9800gt? i dont need more performance and i dont need a new card. After market cooling passive cooling or something??


EDIT: this is the single slot edition,


Thanks
Edited by supra_rz - 3/24/12 at 9:14am
post #2 of 15
Something like the Accelero L2 Pro should do.


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835186041
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is it silent? i dont want any noise.
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Look in the cooling section here for a thread called The Mod. This cooling solution is mostly about silence..... with benifits. You can run your gpu almost completely silent even when the gpu is maxed. Cheap and easy solution.
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Originally Posted by cravinmild View Post

Look in the cooling section here for a thread called The Mod. This cooling solution is mostly about silence..... with benifits. You can run your gpu almost completely silent even when the gpu is maxed. Cheap and easy solution.

Its a nice mod but i think its expensive to buy something like that, the Accelero L2 Pro seems a good solution but i dont know how quiet it is. How abut the Arctic Cooling Accelero S1 Plus? i can maybe attach a case fab if needed, but it will take 3 slots then frown.gif
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is it silent? i dont want any noise.

It can be as quiet as you want it´´s PWM controlled , ranging from 800rpm to 2000
I´´ve never used one but all I´´ve read indicates it´´s whisper quiet..
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is it silent? i dont want any noise.
It can be as quiet as you want it´´s PWM controlled , ranging from 800rpm to 2000
I´´ve never used one but all I´´ve read indicates it´´s whisper quiet..

great then i buy it thanks ! +rep to all
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thanks for the reps and good luck on the project
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oh btw with this attached it takes 2 slot right ?
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Yes , it does take up 2 slots
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