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I want to get a cooler for my GPU so it will be a little bit quieter and better at cooling I'm reaching around 75 C max load in afterburner with fan at 40% which is quite loud compared to the rest of my case

model # is HD-585A-ZNBC (is this a reference PCB?)
Edited by joelmartinez - 3/28/11 at 7:07pm
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Yes, your card is a reference PCB. When the PCB says AMD or nVIDIA on the bottom it means it's reference. Are you looking for a cooler?
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A Scythe Musashi works great and is super quiet, plus installation is a breeze.
    
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interesting what do you think about the thermalright shaman, i have no need for CF later because on my board it eliminates USB 3 and SATA III/6gbps i have heard it is very good.

Where do you suggest buying the scythe musashi if I do buy it and also do i need a mod to unlock voltage on my card or not?
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Thermalright shaman is an amazing cooler but that depends on your budget, You can find it here. You don't need to do any mod's to the card to unlock voltage, just tweak the config file for MSI AB.
    
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oh so all you gotta do is put a 1 next to UnlockVoltageControl and UnlockVoltageMonitoring and then save to all, I heard from someone else here that you had to solder a resistor or something to unlock voltage control
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No you don't need to solder anything, that would be very bad.

You also need to add this to the EULA option:

I confirm that I am aware of unofficial overclocking limitations and fully understand that MSI will not provide me any support on it
    
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Glad to hear it because the only time I picked up a soldering iron was in an engineering camp on a small circuit (I was the best in my class though )

What EULA option are you just saying I need to be aware of that or do I have to change something?

Any good coolers besides the scythe mushashi and the shaman? If the mushashi will be adequate I will get that one because I'm rather low on funds at the moment.
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