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Thermaltake Announces the ISGC-V320 VGA Cooler

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the fans will be swapped if I bought one...
 
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hoorah for a 3rd choice in cooling for GT200 cards :( i really wish more manufactures would jump on the bandwagon
 
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almost all the cards will have problems with those. heatpipes are too close to the base: hardly any possibility to install memory heatsinks.
 
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almost all the cards will have problems with those. heatpipes are too close to the base: hardly any possibility to install memory heatsinks.
it does look like the heatpipes angle up from the base at the top allowing for low profile ram sinks
 
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it does look like the heatpipes angle up from the base at the top allowing for low profile ram sinks
yep, but how much? VERY low profile IMO... but cant really tell from pics.
 

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it's triple slot
 
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almost all the cards will have problems with those. heatpipes are too close to the base: hardly any possibility to install memory heatsinks.
+1

they probably dont offer vrm sinks either (as they wouldnt fit)
 
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Judging by the dimensions on TT's website, the cooler itself is 241mm or ~9.5 inches. Looking at the pictures from how far it's offset from the connection panel (not sure what else to call it :p) that this would hang off the far end of the 10.5" card. Seems to be kind of a silly concept making the card even longer than it is?
 
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I like it. with 2X120mm fans it should cover a big part of the card and provide convection cooling over important parts + the cooling of the 5 heat sinks. I'd like to see it with 2X scythe super low profile 120mm fans, yet I would have the place for 2 of those in my rig.

My 4870 would like this!!!
 

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Doesn't have ANY heatsinks for GTX 280/260 VRM cooling. No NVIO sink (uses just a tiny ramsink for cooling it). In reality it's not compatible with any GT200, but you could use it with GTX 260 55nm. Any other GT200 card will need additional sinks/work and if you decide to do so, pop in to the Accelero Extreme GTX 280 thread for help.

Quite nice looking, but as mentioned earlier, the "universal" compatibility also means that it'll hang way over the card length in GT200s at least. That will mean that it doesn't fit some cases.

edit: funny part is they use GTX 280 as an example card in the manual and totally fail on the VRM sink placement. They hover in air over 3 of the 7 VRM's that would need to be cooled.. http://www.techpowerup.org/uploaded.php?file=090703/fail.jpg
 
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Finally! It was about time for an affordable 3rd party cooler for a GTX260. The Arctic Cooling Monster is way overkill and overpriced to cool a $200 card.

I hope they will offer this thing at a reasonable prize.
 
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From thier product page:
Memory Heatsink Aluminum x 17 pcs
VRM Heatsink Aluminum x 4 pcs

This looks OK, those fans have notches at the blade tips... I've seen before, who else does that?

I'm sure Tt skimped in some import aspect of the thing. The card they used for the product image is sloppy, exposing the first inch or two of PCB (though it's pretty PCB).
 
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They look promising. I will await reviews on a 4890 tho. I somehow doubt that this cooler can handle that. We'll see, if it performs good, I might get me some of em.
 

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OOh i'll get this and hope i can still keep the stock plate on like i do with the Musashi. And get some 120x38mm fans for it :). As 100mm fans pretty much suck ass.
 

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Looks pretty good there. I like those fans, especially the blades and the color. If I snagged one, I would keep them personally. Especially since they are good and silent.
 

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Looks pretty good there. I like those fans, especially the blades and the color. If I snagged one, I would keep them personally. Especially since they are good and silent.
If there any thing like there see though ones they are not all that good. Although they are silent but no good when near some thing like a filter or CPU cooler. I replaced them all in the TT Armor case was not happy with any of them.

THe cheap rosewill ones are better with the red blades although not great just cheap :p.
 

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TT uses sleeve bearings because they are cheap asses.
 
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any were in the US sell these yet ?.
 
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Assuming much?

http://www.thermaltake.com/product_...00001447&name=ISGC-V320&ov=n&ovid=&parent_cp=

See manual, they include 17 low profile ramsinks and 4 (also low profile) VRM heatsinks, so yes they fit.




Making wild assumptions about a product from just a couple of pictures and a press release must be the new "in" thing to do it seems.
Doesn't have ANY heatsinks for GTX 280/260 VRM cooling. No NVIO sink (uses just a tiny ramsink for cooling it). In reality it's not compatible with any GT200, but you could use it with GTX 260 55nm. Any other GT200 card will need additional sinks/work and if you decide to do so, pop in to the Accelero Extreme GTX 280 thread for help.

Quite nice looking, but as mentioned earlier, the "universal" compatibility also means that it'll hang way over the card length in GT200s at least. That will mean that it doesn't fit some cases.

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Fail.