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Hi folks - I'm wondering where I can purchase a separate fan and heatsink for an energy effecient PNY 9800 GT? The fan is the worst piece of junk ever and I've had to rip it apart to stop making noise, but even with all the plastic removed it still makes noise.
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9800GT is pretty much the same as an 8800GT, and back in the day, the best coolers for those were Accelero S1 & S2 or the Thermaltake Duorb. I had a couple 8800GT's with Duorbs and they cooled very well. Idle in the mid 30's and load in the mid 50's versus 80+ with crappy single slot stock cooler. You can overclock a lot more with them as well. You should be able to find either one in the $35-40 price range new. I think Microcenter still has the Accelero. Not sure where to find the Duorb. I bought mine from a forum member here.

EDIT: Yup, Microcenter still has the Accelero S1 rev 2 for $30.

http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0281555

Slap a couple fans on that thing and you should be good to go. The Duorbs cool about as well and have a smaller footprint though, plus they already have fans so you don't have to buy them additional.

EDIT 2: Here's a Duorb on eBay for pretty cheap
Edited by c00lkatz - 4/17/11 at 5:35pm
     
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Thanks for the information.
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