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Well, i really need to swap out the stock cooler as its freakin loud and i was checking out sum coolers on the egg and i kinda like this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118037
what do ya think and will it come with instructions on how to install and is there something i should know before install?
My temps are high 56c no load and haven't tested LOAD.
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The Zalman would drop your temps a few degrese C. Below what you could achieve if you used rivatuner, and maxed your fan speed. However it would be quieter.

TT Duo-orb is probably the cheapest.

HR-03 is what I will be getting

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if you get that zalman cooler get this also

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118038

its a chipset cooling kit that works with that fan. both together make a sweet setup

http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=497
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squeeker, in the reviews people are saying that the extra chipset cooler is not needed as the heatsink already comes with 8 chipset coolers. I don't want more than i need.
However they are stating with the 8800 gt you need more chipset coolers mine is the 8800 gts g80.
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Just get a HR-03 and thats it buy a 120mm fan and there you go best system to cool a GPU
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The HR-03 is proly the best cooler for this card but i'm highly modding this chieftec case ( not sig ) and looks mean alot to me also and IMO ONLY i think it is fugly. Pure copper looks soooo... much nicer. Anyway are the extra chipset coolers necessary?
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@ FREELINE57: I would, simply because they are designed for the G80, and they bolt on rather than stick on. And you know they won't fall off.

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