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Should I get a ThermalRight Shaman for my GTX480?

Poll Results: Should I get a Thermalright Shaman?

 
  • 47% (8)
    Yes!
  • 52% (9)
    No!
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post #1 of 17
Thread Starter 
Hey all I'm seriously debating getting a Thermalright Shaman, my GTX480 is at stock atm, and it doesn't get THAT hot, 75c-80c in games. But it is LOUD. REALLY LOUD.

So I was thinking about getting the Shaman so 1. I can overclock it decently. 2. Quietness!

Think I should do it? Only thing holding me back is the price, but I'm swaying towards thinking it'll be worth it.
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post #2 of 17
i wouldn't do that since this cooler is too big and heavy
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Only gpu cooling, no vrm/mem cooling, heavy, not worth it.
    
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post #4 of 17
Thread Starter 
Wow. This was not what I was expecting.

Also, there IS vrm and mem cooling with the shaman, and with the airflow from the fan it performs equal to the stock cooler in this respect.

If people still think I shouldn't get it, what would be a decent alternative in the same price range?
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post #5 of 17
Get the Accelero Extreme.
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post #6 of 17
Accelero Extreme Plus + VR004 Kit and you are set.
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post #7 of 17
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Wut?

The Accelero Xtreme Plus is;

1. Louder.
2. Hotter.
3. The VRM cooling cools the same as the Shamans.
4. The Mem sinks are permanent, making warranty replacement impossible.
5. It's just as expensive.

Why in earth would I get the Accelero Xtreme Plus?
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post #8 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cyph3r View Post
Wut?

The Accelero Xtreme Plus is;

1. Louder.
2. Hotter.
3. The VRM cooling cools the same as the Shamans.
4. The Mem sinks are permanent, making warranty replacement impossible.
5. It's just as expensive.

Why in earth would I get the Accelero Xtreme Plus?
IIRC it is smaller than the Shaman.

I would only buy the Shaman if it really is too loud for you.
You are not going water cooling.
Or you are going to overclock.
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post #9 of 17
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Well space isn't an issue, and I am going to overclock, and as I said, I want it to be as silent as possible. I also want to retain the possibility of warranty replacement.

I can think of NO plus sides to getting the Xtreme Plus.
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post #10 of 17
http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...gtx-465-a.html

This should help you make your decision.
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