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Old 09-23-2006, 01:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Loud fan..

So yeah, I got an XFX Geforce 7900GS Xtreme edition, and the fan is rather loud.. wondering if that's normal.. most reviews I read said it was silent but yeah.. idk anyone have one?

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Old 09-23-2006, 01:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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well if the fan bothers u then why dont just get a different fan.

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Old 09-23-2006, 01:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Zalman VF900. Awsome fan. Its quiet and its amazing when it comes to cooling. I have my fan on 100% and i cant hear it at all. I got it around $35 on newegg, its $10 more for an LED fan (well when i bought mine about 3 months ago). But check out the zalman, you'll be happy with it.

btw i'm coolin a X1900XT and it idles about 40C and on load it gets to max 70C. Its also OCed to 690mhz core (from 620) and 750mhz mem. (from 720). I could go higher just to lazy to right now. So i hope that gives you a good idea of how the fan cools
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Old 09-24-2006, 04:16 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Just change out the fan its easy to do and cheap plus an aftermarket fan will usually cool better than a stock one.
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