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i got 2 palit sonic gtx 460, they are stock OC @ 800mhz core, when i play crysis warhead 1 card could reach 90c sometimes and become very loud, can anybody give advice on how to keep em cool apart from chaging heatsink
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The cooler on my palit GTX 560 Ti 2gb with dual fans is quite and cool @ 1ghz.

my kfa2 8800gt's on the other hand where hot and loud.

I put 120 and 140 mm fans facing and exiting the case for when I ran sli.

Not sure how much you have in your NZXT Phantom though.
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The cooler on my palit GTX 560 Ti 2gb with dual fans is quite and cool @ 1ghz.

my kfa2 8800gt's on the other hand where hot and loud.

I put 120 and 140 mm fans facing and exiting the case for when I ran sli.

Not sure how much you have in your NZXT Phantom though.
my cooler is just an plain standard aluminium heatsink with a single 80mm fan on it

i got plenty of space in my case but i have very little exprience with fans i seen the aAP181 from silverstone would that do the job?
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