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ASUS EN8800GT TOP Series Offers Lower Core Temps

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ASUS, producer of top quality graphic solutions, has today introduced the newest thermal solution – the Glaciator Fansink; that is incorporated with the EN8800GT TOP/G/HTDP/512M, EN8800GT/G/HTDP/512M, and EN8800GT/G/HTDP/256M graphic cards. With its unique design, the Glaciator Fansink keeps GPU temperatures up to 7ºC cooler than reference designed boards. Additionally, the EN8800GT TOP features overclocking of the stream processors – allowing users to enjoy 10% improvement in gaming experiences.

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Its strange that their cooler only drops the temps by 7 degrees. I mean its hardly worth talking about imo.. If you slapped a VF900 (just eg.) on a X1800 it dropped the temps by up to 25 degrees!!!! I woulda thought it would be a little better thats all. I would imagine that like all the other Asus top models they are quite expensive. Just buy a normal one and slap a HR03 on it.

That asus card also goes to show you don't really need ramsinks.... even when you are @ 2000mhz.. :)
 

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Another announcement for those who swallow the hook blindly. As anyone here knows (I hope!) slapping an aftermarket cooler like Thermalright or Zalman will give you a real drop, not some measly 7 degrees.

All these 'clever' people in the marketing teams that write this stuff should really be rounded up, as should those who believe their spiel!
 
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Seems so and also to not cooling memory, it's not cooling the low 3 mosfets and the 1 big one, that are cooled (or heated up, how you want to look it :p) in reference cooler.
 

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7C cooler than reference is still 70+

What a joke.
 

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It's still crap, lol