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What aftermarket cooling device should I get for my X1900xt crossfire card?

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ZALMAN VF900-CU LED 2 Ball VGA Cooling Fan/Heatsink

ZALMAN FC-ZV9 2 Ball VGA Cooler

Thermalright HR-03 Rev A VGA Cooler
    
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I vote on either the thrmalright as #1 and the vf900 as #2, but either way there both decent coolers.
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For some reason when I posted my poll, it posted two threads....? I guess I will have to have two posts going asking about what aftermarket VGA cooler is best for my X1900 card.
    
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post #4 of 9
Thermalright HR-03 Plus... the only current aftermarket HSF for 8800GTX so they should cool your cards fine. Zalman is coming out with a VF-10000 sooon.
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Are they any pictures of the VF-10000 out yet? I couldn't find any.
    
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post #6 of 9
THe VF900 is fine but dont buy that overpriced Fatality gamer (read noob) edition.
Its the same cooler which costs you more just because that idiots name is on it
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post #7 of 9
The HR-03 is the best air cooler you will find for it. I've seen people run them passive (without fan) and get better temps than the stock cooler.
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post #8 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post
The HR-03 is the best air cooler you will find for it. I've seen people run them passive (without fan) and get better temps than the stock cooler.
Nail on the head. The HR-03's are awesome for Crossfire. Just make sure you've got enough room for everything.
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post #9 of 9
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I can always get rid of my VGA slot fan cooler...it's not doing much anyway except collecting dust and maybe causing 2 degrees celcius difference.
    
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