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ok guys

im getting a new cooler for my 9800gtx, if any of these don't work with the 9800gtx please let me know. i don't want to make any mistakes

heres what i've narrowed it down to(in no particular order):
1)Hr-03 gt
2)accelero s1 rev2 with a 120mm fan
3)zalman VF1000
4)thermalright t-rad2 (available anywhere?)
5)artic cooling accel X9800 (available?) <-- the 8800 version of this on newegg

i would like to narrow it down between these.
and any other suggestions would be cool too

also, price < $60
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post #2 of 6
HR-03 GT or the VF1000. I would say the 9800 accel too, but I have yet to see someone with one , so I dont realy know how well it works.


The T-rad2 is not out yet as far as I know, and again we have no idea how well it works because of that.


If you are okay with taking up a lot of room, get the HR-03 GT and get a nice high CFM 92mm or 120mm fan for it. That will undoubtably give you the best temps. If you want some room left over, get a VF1000. I have one on my GTS and I get awesome temps even with my relatively high overclock, and its about the same size as stock cooling.
    
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i'm kinda leaning away from the HR-03 gt because i was thinking of getting 3 or 4 of those dynatron pci-slot fans to suck out the hot air sitting at the bottom of my case as i don't have enough case fans to reach that area. and i'll get 3 or 4 because they are like 5 bucks a piece and they will probably break down lol. but it sucks out hot air

also, with #'s 2 - 5 on my list, does it look like these can do SLI?
in case i ever grab an extra 9800.

dynatron product
Edited by smoke12291 - 6/8/08 at 6:36pm
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I'd suggest the thermalright t-rad2 cause it lookis so cool, but i cant seem to find out when it comes out and i looked for like 30minutes
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have u considered one of these?
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post #6 of 6
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Originally Posted by Microsis View Post
have u considered one of these?
definately have!
as i have the cpu version for my q6600!

it seems the temps wouldn't as much as an increase as a vf1000 or an hr-03

still a great cooler

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Originally Posted by P£P§! View Post
I'd suggest the thermalright t-rad2 cause it lookis so cool, but i cant seem to find out when it comes out and i looked for like 30minutes
if these are as good as they look, i want one!
or the arctic cooling 9800 (its on their website)
Edited by smoke12291 - 6/8/08 at 6:53pm
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