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3870 New Cooling Needed!!

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  1. red268

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    Hi all,

    My Sapphire HD3870 XT is louder than everything else in my computer put together and it runs hotter than I'd like. At idle, it is around 50*C - 52*C and at full load it has reached 104*C according to CCC .... although that was only once when playing CoD4, usually it is more like 86*C - 92*C when playing Crysis.

    Basically, I want to get new cooling for it, so would like to have opinions for what to get, and also, how hard/easy is it to fit the one you're suggesting?

    Thanks very much

    Oh, I'm in the UK!
     
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    single slot?
     
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    Sorry, yeah, it's single slot. Should have said!
     
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    Thanks to both of you!

    How easy are these things to fit? I have never done anything like it before.
     
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