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A good cooling solution for my x800xtpe

x800xtpe

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hi alll id just like to say i have a sapphire x800pro vivo softmoded to a x800xtpe . the cloks are 520/560 and i can over clock it to about 550/605 stable . i just dont like the temps on full load they can get to around 80 with the ati tool rungin for sumtime. atm i have some small thermal take ramsinks on the bak of the card and front . also i have 2 80mm case fans blowing onto the heat sinks. i was lookin at buying a arctic cooler 5 will that increase any oc or noticible temps??
my card idling is about 42
full load 80 :(
 

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Personally, I would reccomend the Zalman VF700-Cu. However, I have heard some people get worser results with it than with the stock cooler, but it was often a question of bad fit (fixed by remounting). The Arctic Silencer should do good too.
 

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hmm does the zalman have a fan on it or is a big fat heat sink?? becoz on my old 9600xt i had a thermal take xtreme giant III on it and it was a shity loud metal heap of shit lol. and it wasnt cheap either $50 can u please give me a link on the zalman?
 

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i checked it out and still thinking on the two but which cooler will get me more oc? i kinda want 2 push my card and get more results :rolleyes: . is there a link where they tested them for oc?
 

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OC level depends on several factors, not just cooling. However, if I re-phrase your question to which one will get you lower temps, I'd probably be leaning to the Zalman. W1zzard did a review of it here: http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Zalman/VF700-Cu
 
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I have an x850pro softmodded to x850xtpe with the Zalman VF700cu. Stock speeds are 540/590. I oced it to 560/582 and temps are 30c normal and 54c with load. I would totally recommend the Zamlan for overclocking. i paid $40 for it at Fry's Electronics but you can get it for $30 online try newegg.com
 

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yer thanx all ill most likely get the zulman with leds :p since it looks good and does the job well. my card is also x800pro vivo flashed to a x800xt pe
 

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i have an x800xt pe with a ac silencer 4 it idles at 37-42 degrees and load 63 degrees.
do u think these are the right temps or are they to high? should i change the thermal paste?. Im running at stock speeds
 

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yer well i ended up getin the ac cooler 4
the temps are same as urs 39-42 idle bout 65 max load not to bad for $30 of material.
over clocking is not bad with them either raised mine up from 560/615 to 570/625