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I'm looking at buying this. Is it OK or should I buy something else?
post #2 of 10
probobly just as good as the vf900 so awsome
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yea if your card will rock it then get it.. i payed about 40 for a zalman 700 and it gets the job done for me.. i used to hit near 80c with passive cooling and with a zalman 700 i get this!
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Probably would be better to just get the regular VF-900. The 'Fata1ity' version just has a few more RPM's and a lot more $$$'s.
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pretty much the same as the vf-900. i slapped a vf900 on mine. works wonders.
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Roughly the same, bout 40 bucks

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The VF900 is fairly similar in architecture, but different finish. Here is a screenshot of a volt-modded 7900GT CO (1.49V). Note that at the time there was no OC on the card, but still.... that is a good idle temp. with the card at 670/1680 the idle was 44C and the load (HL2E:1 / FEAR) it topped out at 65C. Most of the gaming time was spent at 60C.



If that Wendel-cooler performs anything like the VF900... give it a go!
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Originally Posted by sublime0 View Post
yea if your card will rock it then get it.. i payed about 40 for a zalman 700 and it gets the job done for me.. i used to hit near 80c with passive cooling and with a zalman 700 i get this!
Cool, my temps get to 80 also if I try to OC too much. I have temps of 60 to 65 at my present OC. I also looked at the other models of Zalman but the price difference is little and the exact same for the regular model. Also the chrome would look nice through my clear side panel. Looks like I'll buy it then. I've already ordered a 250mm side panel fan that I'll be installing in place of my puny 90mm. All this should really help me get a nice OC on my card.
post #9 of 10
yep , the vf900is a great cooler .
my card idles at 38 ,
loads at 48 .
seldom see it above 50 ,
no problem with overclocking .
good luck with your purchase .
merry xmas ,
cheers .
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post #10 of 10
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Originally Posted by littlejohn1959 View Post
yep , the vf900is a great cooler .
my card idles at 38 ,
loads at 48 .
seldom see it above 50 ,
no problem with overclocking .
good luck with your purchase .
merry xmas ,
cheers .
Thanks, getting ready to place my order now. Merry Xmas back to ya.
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