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I need to find the best cost to performance cooler for my newly volt modded XFX 7900GS.

Thanks.
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zalman vf-900
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post #3 of 31
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Originally Posted by mcogan10 View Post
zalman vf-900
i second that
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post #4 of 31
I third it. I have it and with ambients around 23C i never go about 45C load on my card.

Well worth it!
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zalman vf-900, I use it on the 7800gt, Works really well. The temp is usually around 30c.
    
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post #6 of 31
I would have to disagree with you guys, the zalman vf-900 is good, BUT the Thermalright HR-03 Rev a is much better. See here http://www.tomshardware.com/2006/11/...lla/page4.html
    
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post #7 of 31
Not only is the HR-03 much better ...

For a little less, the Thermaltake ND-1 is much better as well:

...



...

Check my sig for a complete review.


As stated in my review, I purposefully left the VF-900 out as other online reviews show it's performance to be identical to the Iceberq 6.

    
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post #8 of 31
the HR with a nice 120mm Delta zip tied onto it...think of the possibilities... but my suggestion is water...
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post #9 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by s1rrah View Post
Not only is the HR-03 much better ...

For a little less, the Thermaltake ND-1 is much better as well:

...



...

Check my sig for a complete review.


As stated in my review, I purposefully left the VF-900 out as other online reviews show it's performance to be identical to the Iceberq 6.

I just ordered one. Are you SURE it fits on a 7900GS? Or just the 7900GT?
post #10 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by da9pwnsu View Post
I just ordered one. Are you SURE it fits on a 7900GS? Or just the 7900GT?
Supposed to fit all 7900 cards. Post some before and after temp results once you get it ...
    
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