You should get the Accelero Xtreme for it. I got one for my 8800 GTX and it went from 87C at 600c/1566s/2000m down to 56C at 600c/1674s/2000m while folding. Ambient temps are at 22C and it now idles at 45C. When you have the fans at 100% you can hardly hear them if your case if closed.
get some MX-2 for the card. and try that. Another thing. it works like a charm but is ugly. is get a 80mm, or a 120m is even better and either mount it inside the case blowing right into the Ultra's Fan. or what gives the best temps for the air cooled graphics card. it's ugly, but it works. get the 120mm fan. and actually zip tie, or install it on the OUTSIDE of the case. on the back of the Tower. sucking air out. and position it directly over the exhaust vents on your Dual slot NV card. and have it suck air out. it gets the air moving fast through those cards and temps drop like crazy. it may be ugly, but who see's the back of the case, and it works better than you'd think.
Easy fix, remove factory cooler, wipe off crap thermal paste, reapply better thermal paste, and go. I use Shin-Etsu and it dropped load temps by 20Â°C. Plus, I did not put ten pounds on there like they factory does.
Just to recap.
remove the heastsink, clean the GPU TIM using rubbing alcohol on cloth, do not touch the RAM sinks or whateva, apply thermal paste on the GPU not the copper heatsink plate, rub it even with a polythene bag over my finger and put the heatsink back on?
Is this right?? Do I need to apply paste on the heatsink plate as well??
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