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Old May 20, 2009, 09:08 PM
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Default How hard is it to change the fan in a card?

Just wondering because my 4870 makes a throbbing noise (when set to anything above 33%) that bugs me. I'd like to put a quieter fan on it. Any recommendations as to what make of fan would be good?
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Old May 20, 2009, 09:13 PM
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If you're going to play around with it change the whole thing. Just make sure it's compatible.
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Old May 20, 2009, 10:36 PM
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I recommend changing the entire cooling device. When I had a 4870 I installed an Arctic Cooling Twin Turbo which silenced it completely. Now I own a 4890 card and I've employed the same solution again. :)
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