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DuOrb vs vf1000 vs gigabyte GH-UDUP21

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Im looking at these three dudes, and can't really decided which. Since im still about 120 bucks off from water cooling, and my girl just got cancer, im thinking i going to put a quick-air fix. what do you guys think
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118037
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835106112
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835128019
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im just going to get a vendetta 2 for the cpu until i can afford a dual rad and two fans.
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post #2 of 13
3850 doesn't produce that much heat really... I would go for an AC Accelero s1 and just strap 2x120s to it... if you're really set on getting one of those you have listed, I guess I would go with the duorb - but that's a bit overkill/overpriced for your card
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ya it does.....



id go with the gigabyte GH-UDUP21
Edited by whe3ls - 5/17/08 at 5:11pm
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I'd spend more time with your girl at the hospital, screw gaming.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RayvinAzn View Post
I'd spend more time with your girl at the hospital, screw gaming.
Lol good logic, but since she lives with me, when she sleeps i am awake and i have to keep awake. so i keep awake by playing hellgate silently.
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post #6 of 13
Either the zalman or thermaltake look good based on reviews. I haven't had any experience with any coolers other than stock though.
    
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post #7 of 13
i'd recommend the thermaltake duorb. (sorry for bumping a semi-old thread)
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post #8 of 13
I would say quit gaming and spend time with her. She needs you!
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post #9 of 13
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there are times we i cannot be in the hospital, my phone needs a charge, and when her white blood cell/ platelet count is too low to even be around her. So i game.
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post #10 of 13
Blue: if you have all the (should be) badass Koolance coverage, why are you shopping for air? That Koolance setup is my dream setup.

I've got a DuOrb on one of my 3870's. It way out performs the stock cooling. I find it difficult to go over 59C on constant 100% loads at 778MHz, and 65C at 860MHz, full load. You'll just need good case cooling. My vent is next to the video cards and all the other holes are pulling air out. This works decent to get their hot air moved.

Rob
PS those temps are at 26C ambient room.
Edited by RobRedbeard - 5/30/08 at 7:20pm
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