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Old 11-19-2008, 08:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Seems the AKIMBO Bis out of stock, possibly for good, what is a good cooler for an 8800gt.

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i've heard that this cooler is good.
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Right here man. I got this one on my 4870 and I couldnt be any happier.
Thermalright HR-03 GT - 8800 GT Series VGA Cooler

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Forrgot to mention I run dual cards, so the HR-03 I think is too big.

The t-rad looks nice.
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T-rad then is what you want. Been reading good things about it. Im probly going to be picking that one up when I get my new moniter and run crossfire.
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So what fans would be good on it? and how would it get controlled?

I was thinking about 2 92s and a controller, but I'm out of my area of smartness here.
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Ive read that 2 92mm fans on each is the best way to go. Cools the entire card down evenly instead of just 1 spot. They should also come with adapters for each fan so you can just use a molex connector to power them. If you wanted to control fan speed then you would need to get a fan controller and get the right connector to plug it in.
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