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I have a 7900GS that I have volt-modded (GPU) and will volt-mod memory.

I need cooling for both the GPU and the memory.

Here are the three contenders:




http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118006


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835109141


What will be the best choice in terms of price and performance?
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Of the two that you've linked/mentioned, the VF900Cu (LED or plain) will give you the best performance for your money.

I've got a 7950GT @ 615/800 and its idling @ 41C and loading ~55-57C. Ambients of 21C.
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Here is the third one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835106090

sorry about that
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i say the nd 1
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Vf900cu.
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Will the VF900 also help dissipate heat from the ram?
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Will the VF900 also help dissipate heat from the ram?
Yes.
    
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Originally Posted by onelivestarfish View Post
Here is the third one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835106090

sorry about that
ND1 will PWN them both.

Reviews online place the VF-900 at the identical temp range as the Iceberq 6 from Vantec and I recently tested an ND-1 against my Iceberq ...

It was ten degrees better.

I can look up the specific review where the guy compared the Iceberq 6 with the Zalman VF-900 if you need proof.

Get the ND-1 for sure. I've since retired my Iceberq 6, it *and* the Zalman are great coolers ... but the ND-1 seriously stomps them both.

Check the review I did if you want to read a bit about what I found:

ND-1 Review

...

And it's nice to look at as well:

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Originally Posted by s1rrah View Post
ND1 will PWN them both.

Reviews online place the VF-900 at the identical temp range as the Iceberq 6 from Vantec and I recently tested an ND-1 against my Iceberq ...

It was ten degrees better.

I can look up the specific review where the guy compared the Iceberq 6 with the Zalman VF-900 if you need proof.

Get the ND-1 for sure. I've since retired my Iceberq 6, it *and* the Zalman are great coolers ... but the ND-1 seriously stomps them both.

Check the review I did if you want to read a bit about what I found:

ND-1 Review

...

And it's nice to look at as well:

...



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post #10 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by onelivestarfish View Post
Will the VF900 also help dissipate heat from the ram?
Yes plus it comes with ramsinks I beleive.
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