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Oh yes, we need to be engineers to know that 4 x 40mm fans together perform less than a single 80mm fan at the same speed. Just because you lack any sort of criticism and logic of any kind doesn't mean we do.
Why do you think some cases come with 200mm fans, instead of using 4 x 100mm ones?
Tip: 40mm Nidec fans:
http://www.nidecamerica.com/u40g/u40g_56.htm
80mm Nidec fans:
http://www.nidecamerica.com/t80t/t80t_56.htm
A single 80mm fan is MUCH more efficient and silent that any combination of 4 x 40mm fans (that occupy the exact same area). So, I suggest you remain silent and don't post much in this thread, as you are totally clueless about the specs fan has, and that current logic moves towards using bigger fans ALL THE TIME. Such small fans are only used in stacked servers because the space needs are much more important than the efficiency or the noise.

40mm's have better static pressure than 80's. And I suggest waiting for reviews before saying this.
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In this specific case, we are talking about a TRIPLE slot card (which negates the space factor of the facts)

Well, the DCU II is triple-slot too while having same performance as MSI or Gigabyte competiting solutions. Very few people complain about this.
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will have a terrible cooling efficiency and will be louder than a vacuum cleaner.

Proof. The 40mm's have high static pressure and this kind of design is supposedly better than a traditional top-flow.
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This card is a flop, end of story.

Yeah, the engineers have worked on a whole new design just to make us a flop card. rolleyes.gif Let's wait for reviews.
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post #42 of 80
I'm hoping its the fastest, coolest 680 on the market, just to shut up all these genius' we have in the thread. Since you people know everything why not go work at Apple rolleyes.gif

Anywho, we don't know how well it will perform yet, though you gotta think about the width. triple slot or not, most cards are that width for HS and fan. The width of this is nothing but HS. This may be like the difference between a really tiny stock HSF on a CPU vs a 120/140mm fan tower cooler.

Though, I wish they did it on an angle, and managed to increase the size of the fans a little. As this will likely be a very high pitched sounding card.

Good design cooler, maybe, we'll see. But we can all assume in good likelihood that this will not be a quiet card by any means...
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post #43 of 80
Taking the previous WindForce cooling capabilities into consideration, this thing might actually work fairly well. I doubt Giga just threw some parts together and said: "Okay, roll it out..." The actual heat sink itself looks to be pretty hefty.

680's are too rich for my blood but, innovation is always good to see.
 
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post #44 of 80
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I'm hoping its the fastest, coolest 680 on the market, just to shut up all these genius' we have in the thread. Since you people know everything why not go work at Apple rolleyes.gif
Anywho, we don't know how well it will perform yet, though you gotta think about the width. triple slot or not, most cards are that width for HS and fan. The width of this is nothing but HS. This may be like the difference between a really tiny stock HSF on a CPU vs a 120/140mm fan tower cooler.
Though, I wish they did it on an angle, and managed to increase the size of the fans a little. As this will likely be a very high pitched sounding card.
Good design cooler, maybe, we'll see. But we can all assume in good likelihood that this will not be a quiet card by any means...

Agreed, this seems to be a good design for a tripple slot cooler. With standard 2 slot coolers you basically already have to put a space between the cards just so the top one can get air flow. With this you can stack them right next to each other and have the same performance. I am pretty leary about the noise from those 40mm fans though
 
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Looks loud
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post #46 of 80
Good lord, I love Gigabyte cards but that is one ugly mother-effer. I guess efficiency trumps aesthetics, but again, wth with the micro-fans? Could this possibly be a better cooling solution?
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40mm's have better static pressure than 80's. And I suggest waiting for reviews before saying this.
Well, the DCU II is triple-slot too while having same performance as MSI or Gigabyte competiting solutions. Very few people complain about this.
Proof. The 40mm's have high static pressure and this kind of design is supposedly better than a traditional top-flow.
Yeah, the engineers have worked on a whole new design just to make us a flop card. rolleyes.gif Let's wait for reviews.

You just don't get it. The only point to use 40mm fans is due to space constraints, and nothing else. Is this card small enough to warrant the use of such small and inefficient fans? On the contrary, its a TRIPLE slot card. A card that big should be VERY good in both noise level AND cooling, and using 40mm fans clearly means this card won't be up to what is supposed to be (magic doesn't exist).

Now, If just because small fans have higher pressure you want to dream that thy are more efficient, tell me: would you rather use 1 x 120mm fan or 9 x 40mm fan? Even when you factor pressure, the air they move is so damn low, that they are worthless unless due to space constraints such fans are the only ones you can use.

But hey, keep believing if you want, mate. But I'm telling you: a good cooler needs to be good AND be silent. This one clearly will be not silent whatsoever, and thus its a crappy one.
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I'm hoping its the fastest, coolest 680 on the market, just to shut up all these genius' we have in the thread. Since you people know everything why not go work at Apple rolleyes.gif
Anywho, we don't know how well it will perform yet, though you gotta think about the width. triple slot or not, most cards are that width for HS and fan. The width of this is nothing but HS. This may be like the difference between a really tiny stock HSF on a CPU vs a 120/140mm fan tower cooler.
Though, I wish they did it on an angle, and managed to increase the size of the fans a little. As this will likely be a very high pitched sounding card.
Good design cooler, maybe, we'll see. But we can all assume in good likelihood that this will not be a quiet card by any means...

It may be the fastest and coolest...but it will probably be the loudest. Do you know what "balance" means? Nobody wants loud componentes in their computers, and not specially when this card is THAT BIG. If it were single slot....but no, good job Gigabut for using a huge heatsink and then pair it with very small and uber inefficient fans :S
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post #48 of 80
screw all the haters i think it's a killer design. as soon as this hits the market im snagging one and i'll let you all know how awesome it is.
Edited by EM2J - 4/30/12 at 12:20pm
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Super overloud edition?
 
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That cooler looks loud...

Why oh why would they use SMALLER fans?
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