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Which GPU Cooler for my Asus HD4850?

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Hello,

My friend has an Asus HD4850 which gets quite warm and is noisy. That's why I want another GPU cooler. Which would you suggest and why? His budget is ~25 USD .

Thanks
 
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Why not just turn the fan up on the stock cooler? Mabye, reapply some MX-2 to it.
 
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Why not just turn the fan up on the stock cooler? Mabye, reapply some MX-2 to it.
He is already complaining the stock cooler it's noisy...

That little 8000+ rpm's fan sounds like a minature leafblower, to me was unbearable, and my office it's quite noisy.
 
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Hello,

My friend has an Asus HD4850 which gets quite warm and is noisy. That's why I want another GPU cooler. Which would you suggest and why? His budget is ~25 USD .

Thanks
Same VGA card as mine. Stock cooling is terrible, modding the bios keeps the card cool but makes you deaf in 10 minutes :laugh:. Solved the problem with an Akasa Neo Vortexx

1) Stock cooling + stock bios idle temp ~85 C
2) Stock cooling + fan @ 50+ % idle temp ~ 55 C but load as hell
3) Vortex @ default 2500 rpm idle temp ~ 35 C and almost no noise

Ambient temperature 26-28 C