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[MaximumPC] EVGA Launches New Double Ball Bearing Cooling Solution Dubbed ACX

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Nvidia and its hardware partners are all about the GeForce GTX 780 launch, but that's not the only thing on tap from EVGA. The GPU maker is introducing a totally new ACX Cooler with a double ball bearing design that's more efficient at dissipating heat than the company's previous coolers. A large part of the increased cooling performance is due to the 40 percent increase in heatsink volume, allowing for a 15 percent reduction in GPU temperatures.



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I personally find this better looking then the reference GTX 780/Titan cooler.
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Still dumps heat inside the case mad.gif
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The immediate question becomes whether or not this new fan design will come with the same premium that other third-party cooling units have (Twin Frozr, Windforce, etc.). Or will this be considered the new stock fan?
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The immediate question becomes whether or not this new fan design will come with the same premium that other third-party cooling units have (Twin Frozr, Windforce, etc.). Or will this be considered the new stock fan?

Its $10 more for it vs the standard blower. Jacob has stated that cooling performance is pretty much the same though.

Edit: Jacob was referring to their stock blower before. The acx should be 15% better.
Edited by jomama22 - 5/23/13 at 9:47am
     
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Still dumps heat inside the case mad.gif

Says the guy with a lightning? lol
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Says the guy with a lightning? lol

Your comment was quite unwarranted.
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So which one is better, Gigabyte Windforce or this? I guess I gotta wait until tomorrow for more reviews. Titan cooler isn't that good when overclocked to the max unfortunately, it looks awesome though.
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Still dumps heat inside the case mad.gif

This isn't an issue unless your case is running with a single 800rpm exhaust fan or something silly like that which would only happen in a HTPC environment where this cooler would never be found.
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So it won't be available separately, I thought it would when I saw their teaser video...
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post #10 of 16
Nice. They didnt skip the VRM/Vram cooling plate either...BUT, the sink fins are vertical so the "exhaust" holes on the card are useless, but i see why they did that. To seperate the air flow of each fan.
Edited by Namwons - 5/23/13 at 10:21am
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