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That seems a lot more reasonable. After reading a few comments on newegg, do I need to buy anything else to go with it? People say there's now way to control the fan speed so its at 100% all the time unless I get a fan controller.
Also, they can be purchased from NCIX in Canada, but I noticed it was a bit cheaper at Newegg.
It comes with everything you need.
As for the fan speed control, according to this link from Gelid, you can plug it in directly to the ps for 100% fan speed, or into a motherboard header where the speed could be controlled:

http://www.gelidsolutions.com/produc...1&cid=17&id=52
    
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post #12 of 13
I think you should just save the extra money and get one like the first link ($75USD + $7USD modular parts) as long as it can connect to the GPU's fan controller.

I would hazard a guess that most people use Afterburner or Precision to control their fan speeds, or at least for custom fan profiles - any fan solution that does not utilize the built-in controller is not worth getting, IMO.

After looking at that link, I think I'm going to order one for my 470. Thanks VOLVO
    
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if you are worried about slot space...http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12...REFW3Zd...this is sli/xfire compatable and about the same price
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