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Themaltake Duorb VGA Cooler, anyone have?

post #1 of 16
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Hey guys im thinking about buying this, anyone else got it? Just wondering if its worth my while. Thanks
For my 8800 gtx btw
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post #2 of 16
Hi! If you can afford the HR03 plus and you don't mind its size you should definately get it. It is a silent and good GPU-cooler. The best aircooler for the 8800GTX imo.
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I just finished installing the Duorb.

Idles at 55C with no fan running (two monitors, ambient 70F); which is where my stock cooler sat at idle with 100% fan cycle (on a good day).

With the fan on low (+5v) the card idles at 34C.

With the fan on high (+12v) the card idles at 30C.
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post #4 of 16
the duo orb is an excellent solution for g92 cards, its worse than stock for g80 cards, and I wouldn't even dream of putting one on my old gtx.
    
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post #5 of 16
I have one, I love it, its amazing.. for G92 cards.

Look for either the HR-3's or (last resort) a Zalman VR-1000.
    
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post #6 of 16
If you only have a single 8800 GTX it will perform better than if you have a second one in there in SLI mode. However, if you only have one 8800 GTX in there and you can spare the 3-slot requirement of the ThermalRight cooler - go for it instead...

The nice thing about these coolers, for me, was that they occupy less space than the stock coolers and once fully burned in, provide cooling that is still an improvement over the stock coolers. It's not in the same ball-park as the HR-03's can do but then again, you have to be space available for it first...

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post #7 of 16
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i ended up getting hr 03, man its a beast. truly awsome, wont break 70 degrees, idles at 50. Mmm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Zeromark View Post
i ended up getting hr 03, man its a beast. truly awsome, wont break 70 degrees, idles at 50. Mmm
i was thinking about getting a thermalright cooler too for my G92 88GTS but then I need the space so i ended up with a duorb. haven't installed it but it should help substantially
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post #9 of 16
The G92 GTS doesn't need an aftermarket cooler really, stock does an awesome job...
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post #10 of 16
i agree. thats part of the reason why i didn't go for the thermalright coolers

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Originally Posted by justarealguy View Post
The G92 GTS doesn't need an aftermarket cooler really, stock does an awesome job...
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Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 @ 3.65GHz ASUS Rampage Formula (X38) Sapphire HD 4870 (790/1100) G.Skill 4GB DDR2-1000 *PQ 
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(2)7200.11 500GB (Raid 0), 7200.11 750GB LG-GH20LS10 Windows Vista Ultimate LG 22" LCD 
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Logitech G11 Thermaltake ToughPower 850W Thermaltake Armor+ Logitech G5 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
(2)7200.11 500GB (Raid 0), 7200.11 750GB LG-GH20LS10 Windows Vista Ultimate LG 22" LCD 
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Logitech G11 Thermaltake ToughPower 850W Thermaltake Armor+ Logitech G5 
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