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Zalman VF900
I'll be using for a sapphire X1950 Pro
main reason I'm probably getting it is because of the newegg deal for 20 off 100 so I'd be getting it for about $15 since I was already ordering some other stuff

here's a better question, do any of you see a better one at newegg for an x1950pro that is same price or cheaper?
 
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Great cooler
 

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Better than stock no doubt.
 

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the wife's x850 pro is running at XT-PE speeds with that cooler @ ~40C fully loaded. Its a great cooler
 
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lol thanks guys...
I'm cracking up right now because I just noticed both of your ridiculous sig quotes haha
 

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Indeed, I told you it was a great cooler :p
 

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That one is supposed to be pretty good, but as you said, not sure how much better if will be than the Zalman, if any at all.
 
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Zalman VF900
I'll be using for a sapphire X1950 Pro
main reason I'm probably getting it is because of the newegg deal for 20 off 100 so I'd be getting it for about $15 since I was already ordering some other stuff

here's a better question, do any of you see a better one at newegg for an x1950pro that is same price or cheaper?
Is there a deal now at newegg $20 off when you order for more than $100? If so I will order the long pending x1950 pro.
 

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Go with the VF900-CU - it's probably the best/most versatile air cooler I've seen, and definitely the best one I've used.
 

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Yeah you get 6000RPM, but you also get 24DBA and under 6CFM :laugh:
Go with the zalman
 
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lol no thanks pbmaster
@ t_ski I definitely would and wouldn't have considered this thread if they had it in stock :p
@ suraswami that's loads cheaper than the zalman...I wonder if it'd be worth the downgrade?

also @suraswami yes check out my thread in hot deals about the newegg promo...and thank me if you want ;)
 
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just wanted to give everyone an update
I got the Zalman VF900-Cu in today and installed on my sapphire x1950 pro 256!
took no more than 15 mins and was a piece of cake to my relief
in a fairly well ventilated case, temps aren't exceeding 46C under load! :rockout: