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Which is better for 9800 GTX? Thermalright hr-03 GT or VF1000?

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I am trying to put one of these into my 9800gtx and I wanted to know which one you guys think is better, thanks !!
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HR-03 wins out due to sheer mass, larger number of heatpipes and the ability to mount any 92mm or 120mm fan...

Of course this sheer size is going to bite you in the ass if you decide to go with SLI later on, but since you have a p35 board, I'm guessing you've already decided against it

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yes i have . so i can mount a 120 fan on this thing then? or is it better to go for with 92mm?
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yes i have . so i can mount a 120 fan on this thing then? or is it better to go for with 92mm?
If you can fit the 120, go for it. It will blow more air.
    
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hr 03 for sure, 120 mm fan on it = more air w/ less noise
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To be honest I really haven't found ONE 120 mm fan that moves even close to the amount of air as a vantec tornado 92mm . W/ a fan controller you cant go wrong. I have had soo many fans its obnoxious, no 120mm fan I've ever heard of or seen moves as much air as this Tornado does on 40%.

I personally dont care about the little bit of noise I get from it, I game with either 5.1 surround sound thumpin or loud ass headphones.
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post #7 of 8
Eh, its basically 1 120mm Fan against the possible 2 92mm fans.
Anyways, you have a 9800GTX, the stock cooling should be good enough.
    
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Try removing the stock cooler and replacing the TIM with some AS5 or something, just did on mine and my temps are way better, the stock TIM application is terrible.
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