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7900 Gt Oc Aftermarket Cooling

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Hello guys, I just stepped up from a 7800BT to a 7900GT OC for 15.00 through EVGA`S awsome step-up Program.

My question is, are there any aftermarket cooing out there yet for the 7900GT? Has anyone tried upgrading the cooling?
The mounting holes line up the same , but the 7900GT is about 1 inch shorter. I have a Arctic Cooling Silencer 3 Rev 5. I have heard that you can remove approx. 1 inch from the end of the AC near the back of case. People have used a Dremal. I really do not want to do that.
Any help would be apperciated
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post #2 of 6
the Zalman vf-900 should fit it and comes out very soon. if you want one now, the vf-700cu 2 is a good one as well.
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post #3 of 6
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Thanks for the tip. I will consider it! Looks like it will do the job!
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post #4 of 6
the VF900Cu is out...
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I bought a vf-700cu Blue LED from compusa and that had no problem fitting on my 7900GT.
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I would any of the VGA coolers like the Zalman would work but the Arctic Cooling solutions that look like normal HSF might not sice they are so large might not due to clearance issues
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