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Yeah I do plan to get it soon, it just scares me that it can kill DVI ports...
    
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Yeah I do plan to get it soon, it just scares me that it can kill DVI ports...
Check out my post from a while ago http://www.overclock.net/ati-cooling...ml#post9358183

The cooler was a great investment and it is dead silent even with the speeds @ 100% I know the posts on hardforum are off putting, but I read the same things and decided to try my own luck. I'm very glad I did...
    
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Check out my post from a while ago http://www.overclock.net/ati-cooling...ml#post9358183

The cooler was a great investment and it is dead silent even with the speeds @ 100% I know the posts on hardforum are off putting, but I read the same things and decided to try my own luck. I'm very glad I did...
Was it the first time you ever try to remove a GPU cooler?

I never did so, so I am scared to remove my HD5970's cooler and install the new one >.<
    
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Ok so I ordered.

I'll take the risk, I hope I don't have to regret it on Friday after installing it.

It will arrive here Friday, so I should be installing it whole evening lol.

Does anyone have a guide on how to remove the stock cooler? The back of the card (The opposite to the side with sticket) has so many screws, im not sure if I need to first take off those squared X plates (Black ones surrounding the card cores I think? Not sure if those are the cores or what) or how.
    
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Ok so I ordered.

I'll take the risk, I hope I don't have to regret it on Friday after installing it.

It will arrive here Friday, so I should be installing it whole evening lol.

Does anyone have a guide on how to remove the stock cooler? The back of the card (The opposite to the side with sticket) has so many screws, im not sure if I need to first take off those squared X plates (Black ones surrounding the card cores I think? Not sure if those are the cores or what) or how.
Calm down and breathe a little m8! It really is a simple procedure and the instruction manual will explain the majority of things. I'm sure you'll have no trouble. Only thing that manual doesn't mention is to be careful when screwing everything back together. I guess the secret to having a fully functional card in my case was that I didn't tighten anything too much, just made it snug.
    
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How does this cooler kill DVI ports? O.o
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Quiet Swiss cooling solutions provider ARCTIC COOLING today announced two VGA Coolers - Accelero Xtreme 5970 and 5870th Accelero Xtreme Both coolers are the ATI Radeon HD 5870 and HD 5970 and Radeon cards are so great as are the models include effective.Both three 92 mm PWM fans, which 900-2000 RPM, and produces air flow 81CFM to cool even the most power-hungry graphics cards.
Uhm, read the thread before you copy/paste a news article before you make an irrelevant necro post.
    
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Yeah this thread is damn old, I already bought the cooler like 5 months ago lol.
    
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Epic fail, really.
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