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Old October 27, 2009, 08:52 AM
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It could be because a standard style fan can create a lot more airflow than a blower style fan can with the same noise. Also blower style coolers like most dual slot GPUs have blow a small amount of air over long fins, so the part closer to the fan is cooler than farther away, but with a regular fan blowing straight down, its spread out more evenly which I'd expect would help keep a more stable temperature. And most of the people who are buying high end GPUs and aftermarket coolers will have a case with good airflow, so the air should be moved out of the case before it gets too hot.
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