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What are some good 8800GT coolers that are maybe 30 shipped maximum? Something that doesn't extrend beyond the pcb of the card, because I need to be able to fit my sli connector in there.
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post #2 of 17
Look for the thermaltake duorb. I picked it up for $40, but look around and you might find a better deal. It's a great cooler - my card idles at around 39 and loads at only 45 celsius. Just make sure to use the ati mounting screws.
    
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I was trying to find one for that price, but couldn't. I'm bidding on the only one up for auction on ebay right now.
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post #4 of 17
the accelero s1 rev 2 will work for your 8800gt and it can be use as passive cooling., if you are using it to jsut keep your temps down, you can buy a fan for it, or even use arctic cooling's fan for that cooler.
Fans:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835186021
Cooler:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835186016
    
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That extends beyond the pcb though. So I wouldn't be able to fit my sli connector in there.
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post #6 of 17
am i wrong if i say thermaltake duorb..a good paste can help too
     
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post #7 of 17
i'd just stick with stock if i were you. third party coolers, especially at your budget are just going to cause troubles for you when you want to SLI.
    
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post #8 of 17
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No, you're not wrong, but it would be significantly helpful if you managed to find one for 30 shipped.

I'm going to put some as5 on there real quick.
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post #9 of 17
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835106112

yeah, you;d be looking at $40 shipped with that cooler.
    
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post #10 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by mth91 View Post
No, you're not wrong, but it would be significantly helpful if you managed to find one for 30 shipped.

I'm going to put some as5 on there real quick.
Just spring for the extra $5 and get a Duorb.
    
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