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vga cooling?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by trig, 31 Aug 2006.

  1. trig

    trig god's little mistake

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    do you all think the thermaltake cl-w0052 tide water vga cooler is a good option for vga cooling? its about $60 usd and looks to have real good performance and reviews...of course, is it worth it to spend that kinda money on that when i plan on water cooling my cpu down the road as well? i am not real sure about cost for a good water cooling kit that will hit cpu and vga (hopefully the nb and sb too). but i wanna say i could get something for around $180 usd. wait or go ahead and grab the vga cooler? or maybe a better idea for less money?
     
  2. atanum141

    atanum141 I fapped to your post!

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    No point spending good money on average cooling like the Thermaltake unit, its allways best to get a full custom setup for both the cpu and gpu. get a nice aircooled hsf like a Zalman vf700/900 unit or a Artic silencer for your card.

    Good aircooling can easilly outperform average units like the thermaltake.
     
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    The Thermaltake is a cheap product. Both in build quality and design. Price wise, it's OK but if I was going to water cool... it'd be the whole PC. I had a Zalman VF900CU w/ Arctic Silver 5 with a volt modded 7900GT @ 1.4v (650/1900) and load temps never went over 60c.
     
  4. trig

    trig god's little mistake

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    seems like good advice...less than half the money for about 65-75% of the cooling...i just cant seem to find anywhere where it says specifiaclly that the coolers (700 or 900) work on the x1800 series...
     
  5. atanum141

    atanum141 I fapped to your post!

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    They will work on the x1800 and x1900 series, they have the correct holes and i have seen people have then on such cards.
     
  6. Fibbles

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    I used a Zalman VF900 on my x1800XL and now on my 512mb 7900GT. It fits.

    The info should be on Zalman's website.
     
  7. trig

    trig god's little mistake

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    cool...thx fellas...
     

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