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7900 GS Air Cooling Suggestions

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I was wondering if you guys could give me suggestions on the best after maket air cooling for the card below.

http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16814150183

I have been through everything at newegg and can't find anything I like. Plus this card has the metal brace that runs along the edge so I want to make sure that what I get will fit correctly. I saw a cooler before somewhere that looks simalar to the one below but can't remember where I saw it. (the link below is for a CPU cooler not a VGA but someone makes one that looks like it for a VGA)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835109118
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post #2 of 4
Get a Zalman VF700 or VF900.
post #3 of 4
I'm pretty sure you are looking for the Thermalright HR-03.
Here are some places that sell it: 1, 2, 3, 4
Newegg used to have it, but looks like they were out-of-stock and removed it.
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I have looked at the VF 700 & 900 and if I go with the Zalman the 900 is the one I would get. Most of the reviews show about a 10 C drop in temps. Next Question I keep my room temp at 21-23 C Is there an after market air cooler for my card that will drop card temps close to my room temps?

If not then I will get the VF900 I don't think the Thermalright HR-03 will fit my card due to the metal brace along the side. I do believe that the HR-03 my show better temp drops than the VF900 (if you add the 90mm fan) but that is just speculation on my part.
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