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Hi Guys

My video card is running at 62 Degrees constantly and for the last couple of days when i try to exit games, the screen goes jumbled and completely freezes up.

I am looking at 5 Items that could be used and would like a second opinion on what one to get. I do not have a massive amount of room in my case so suggestions needed. Also my motherboard has been running 45 - 50 degrees lately as well, is that a recommended temp and how would i go about maybe lowering that temp, my cpu temp is fine for once running at 36-43 when before it ran at 67. Thank god for watercooling. Also my GPU is PCI-E

CoolerMaster CoolViva VHC-L61
http://www.pccasegear.com.au/prod1543.htm

Thermaltake Extreme Giant III
http://www.pccasegear.com.au/prod1349.htm

Thermaltake Schooner Fanless
http://www.pccasegear.com.au/prod2075.htm

Artic Cooling VGA Silencer NV5 Rev3
http://www.pccasegear.com.au/prod2928.htm

Arctic Cooling Accelero X1 nVidia 6800/7800/7900 (PCI-E)
http://www.pccasegear.com.au/prod3254.htm


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Have you oced your video card at all?
    
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nope
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i'd stay away from the accelero,i read a review (can't remember where) which pitted the accelero,zalman vf900 and vf700 and the accelero apart from looks lost badly,in cooling,noise level and price,i'd say get the rev3
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ok, so you say the rev 3

on my 6800GT, can i just attach that to the bottom side of the card to have the same affect, because there is a fan on the other side
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Originally Posted by Pirate
ok, so you say the rev 3

on my 6800GT, can i just attach that to the bottom side of the card to have the same affect, because there is a fan on the other side
I'd say the rev 3 as well because it sends the air outside the case...and if you have a fan blowing (attached to the side of ur case) you will have ur own mini VGA airflow . Besides, if you something like the Zalman, it wouldnt be much help because ur case is already too hot...no cool air to cool ur GPU

and what do u mean by 'bottom side'?
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post #7 of 14
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yeah, should of been more clearer

i mean this, (not my vid card) just an example
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post #8 of 14
its just a bracket to hold the fan...
the rev 3 will come with all the brackets etc you need to mount it
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post #9 of 14
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what do you think about my motherboard temp
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post #10 of 14
well my motherboard temps haven't gone over 38c,so it something you'd wanna look into thats for sure,it might be you just need a fan blowing on it,as i see your using w/c
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