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Recommend me a aftermarket air cooler for a 8800GTX

post #1 of 18
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Hi, Looking for a good vga aircooling hsf for my 8800GTX. Can anyone recommend me anything? I have a vf900 but it's way too small for a 8800 gpu

Thanks for your input
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post #2 of 18
do they have IHS's too?
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post #3 of 18
i didn't think anyone made an air cooler for the 8800s yet. don't quote me on that though.
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post #4 of 18
I found this. Might help

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So, after some concern over the idle and load temps of my 8800gtx i decided i wanted to see if i could fit a Zalman VF900 on the card. The cooler is not supposed to be compatable but im rather chuffed to tell you guys i made it work.
Basically all i had to do to get it to fit was remove the shim surrounding the core/main chip, then use the screw holes from it to attatch the Zalman.
So far its been idling @55* for almost 15 mins, compared to 68*-71* with the stock cooler, not a bad result id say.
Gonna play something fo a while to check the load temps then ill report back.
    
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post #5 of 18
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Originally Posted by dualhYbrid View Post
do they have IHS's too?
Let me just say...it makes my AMD IHS look like a pipsqueak
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post #6 of 18
why? the stock is good enough.
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Originally Posted by ESS_Eisenkreuz View Post
why? the stock is good enough.
Yeah ok.
    
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post #8 of 18
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why? the stock is good enough.
I want to overclock this baby some more
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post #9 of 18
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This looks like the only one out atm

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835109136
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post #10 of 18
Did you see my reply. How was that person able to make it work?
    
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