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How Good Are The Stock Coolers on the Current XFX and EVGA 8800GT?

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Hey all, with the recent price drops, I was just wondering exactly what the title states. I remember many people complaining of high temps and annoying noise levels when the 8800GT first came out.

I was looking at the EVGA 8800GT and the XFX 8800GT. I plan on purchasing one of those, can anyone comment on the quality of the cards they currently ship. Have all the issues with the cooler been fixed?

Thanks.
post #2 of 5
All coolers should be fixed. I also have the EVGA 8800GT with the good cooler, so try your luck with that. Also you can step up to a 9 series card when you have enough money during the 90 day period.

If you dont want to uprgade your card but want to keep a good lifetime warranty, get the XFX.
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there not bad. there prolly revs. 2 card and they have better fans
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You might want to pick up one of Evga's new AKIMBO cards if you want the best cooling solution available.
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I got eVGA and for the tiny cooler it is, keeps it amazingly low. eVGA rocks.
    
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