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  1. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    2 bad there so freakin huge that they don't fit into my barebone!
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    At newegg.com they are $30, which seems a bit expensive for an ATI cooler1, on the companys website the suggested retail price is $22
    Newegg seems to overprice their cooling stuff
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    At least newegg have them in... UK stores only have the ATI 4 :( guess I'll just have to wait for the ATI 3...
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    They seem to be hovering around $30 at most major web retailers. The lowest I've seen is $24.95
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    I believe the #1 is the one that will fit that card
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    Is this review gonna come anytime soon? :rolleyes:
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    i'm working on the zalman zm-80d review at the moment.. got set back by a week by the world of warcraft stress test :D


    i also emailed arctic cooling about the 9550
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    Nice reviews.
    I'll add my impressions about the ATI Silencer 4.
    I bought it to do a volt mod. I don'T see a reason for this äheatsink when you run a card at stock clocks since it'S not too loud and cool enough.
    When i did a voltmod to 1.48 volts my stock HS wet up to 85 degrees wich was much too high for my liking. ATITool with fan control wasn't released back then.
    I bought the ATI Silencer 4 and used AS5 and got a load temperature of 65 degrees or 59 @100% fanspeed at same clocks and voltage!!! I must add that i reaplied my stock HS and used AS5 so the 85 degrees weren't because of a bad mounted HS + thermalpad.
    People report only small differences after the installation but it seems they either do it wrong or they compare at stck speeds where the stock HS is not too bad.

    I can highly recommend the ATI Silencer 4 to overclockers and people who want to di a volt mod.
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    which one is for the 9600XT 256 if i want ramsinks?
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    ATI silencer 2 is the one that covers RAM on the 9600XT.
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    cheers, and if i want to add me own ramsinks?
    for some reason me ram isnt BGA, its Tsop or what ever the abbrv is:)

    Ramine
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    guys! how do i make my own ramsinks???
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    u can get 8 pure copper heat sinks at newegg for $7 or u could find a piece of copper and drill holes in it :p
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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    OMG Bumped from the depths of hell!
    RUN, ITS CONSUMING ALL MORTAL BEINGS
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    it's only 3 months y'know :p

    I've seen threads bumped from 3 years before!


    any info from arctic on the 9550 w1zard?
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    thanks!! :))
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    Yea, I've got a 9550, wot should I use?? Is 1 the best option?
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    Is an ATI Silencer really worth the money? I think I'll get problems with installing. Is it difficult to install a Silencer? I have a Hercules 9700 Pro 128MB.
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    I can recommend the ATI Silencer for my X800Pro. The temps are around 20degC lower(!) and the Silencer is quieter at 100% than the stock at 30%.....at least to my ear....easy to install, although I had to move oneof the HD,s to a lower slot because of the size of the thing....but no probs!
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    Hmmm, I'm afraid of destroying my card :eek: :confused:
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    Just got a NV5(rev2) and the heatsink is not even flat,2mm gap on the ram chips when fully tight and no reply from Arctic after 4 days and 2 emails.if this is what their products and service are like its very poor.Just found out its a faulty discontinued line but still sold in Australia.
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