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I'd rather have the dual fans of the sapphire, just to be safe.
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If heat is a huge deal for you just make sure to get one with a decent shroud. But for 5 dollars more, why not?
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I'd rather have the dual fans of the sapphire, just to be safe.
You do realize that GPU's are okay up to 100 C and at 105 C your system will reboot. I'd suggest anything under 85 C is fine for under full load.
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I'd rather have the dual fans of the sapphire, just to be safe.

Something to consider, do you want a card that will funnel heat out of the case, or one with 2 fans that will not. My case is large, so I get away with a dual fan card. Each system is different, so you have to decide what might be better for your setup.
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Something to consider, do you want a card that will funnel heat out of the case, or one with 2 fans that will not. My case is large, so I get away with a dual fan card. Each system is different, so you have to decide what might be better for your setup.

I've got the NZXT Gamma Classic Series, so I've got Plenty of room.
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Also if you read the newegg reviews people state that it's extremely loud at 100% fan speeds. Also I've heard a decent bit about saphire's support being bad, but maybe I'm wrong on that one.
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Also if you read the newegg reviews people state that it's extremely loud at 100% fan speeds. Also I've heard a decent bit about saphire's support being bad, but maybe I'm wrong on that one.

Simple fix, just use a fixed fan speed either using the CCC, or something else. I run my 7950 at 37% fixed.
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I will agree. I don't used fixed though on my 7950. I can run mine at max fan speeds and have no issues with noise. What 7950 do you have?
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I will agree. I don't used fixed though on my 7950. I can run mine at max fan speeds and have no issues with noise. What 7950 do you have?

The Sapphire 3L.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202026
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post #20 of 34
Not bad, I run the powercolor pcs+ 7950
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131458
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