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Buying New Fan For Video Card Help!

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I am leaning toward the GX815, it has blue LEDs and comes with high-performance thermal compound.

The ZALMAN comes with a fan controller, but the GX815 is automatic with a temp chip.
 
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VF900 is better for cooling and comes with ramsinks. I turn mine up to the highest fanspeed regardless. The VF900 is quiet even at the highest setting. ;)
 
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i have a gx815, it keeps my 3850 oc'ed at 39 degrees idle an 57 full, but is fairly loud at full speed (Dedalus, how could u control fan speed on 3850? i cant! What program do you use?)

I disconnected the stock fan and i put a 120mm fan on it, pushing air directly on the card and the fins, if u want i can post pics, and now its completely silent and temps are 36/53.
conclusion: if u have free slots for a fan go for the 815, if u havent go for the 900

isnt this post the same as :
http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?p=720634#post720634
 
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i have a gx815, it keeps my 3850 oc'ed at 39 degrees idle an 57 full, but is fairly loud at full speed (Dedalus, how could u control fan speed on 3850? i cant! What program do you use?)

I disconnected the stock fan and i put a 120mm fan on it, pushing air directly on the card and the fins, if u want i can post pics, and now its completely silent and temps are 36/53.
conclusion: if u have free slots for a fan go for the 815, if u havent go for the 900

isnt this post the same as :
http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?p=720634#post720634
The VF900 has a fan mate 2 fan controller with it free of charge. You turn the nob on it. :wtf:
 
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i prefer ZALMAN.

for me its a better choice on temperature control.
 

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Um, why are those the only choices? I'd vote for accelero S1, as long as you have a good size case...
 

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Neither, a new video card! :p

Seriously, the GX815 only cuz of the MIR.
 
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I would worry about getting a new card first. But I would get the Zallyman.
 
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i say get a new card, buying a new fan just is not worth it on that card

screw buying a fan and save that money for the new card you will buy
 
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he bought the weaker cooler too. :wtf: