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Old February 9, 2011, 09:55 AM
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Default 2x2gb 4870 xfire super hot where can I find better cooling?

I just bought 2x2gb 4870 vid cards and am running them in xfire but the problem is they are running very hot, I can have my window in my room open with the heat turned off and it does heat my 11x9 room hehe . this is ok for this time of year but when the summer comes and if I still am running these cards it is going to get extremely hot.
where can I find cooling for both of these cards.
as it is right now my pc has only been running for about 15mins at idle and these cards are idling at 68C
I most likely will go for watercooling just have to find the waterblocks and another rad. but if I can't find a good price to run water I will go air . the thing is that I can't seem to find any air or water cooling for these cards.
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Old February 9, 2011, 02:13 PM
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If as I understand these are 4870 x2, then try this

Accelero XTREME 4870X2 VGA EOL Cooling Arctic Cooling

Much better than reference, had one of these on my Asus 4870x2 and peak was 71c. (with reference hovering around 90, and 4 times louder)
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Old February 9, 2011, 03:28 PM
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What's the airflow like in your case? If you can get a fan to blow directly on the cards, that would work too. It might be cheaper to purchase cases like the HAF 922/932 allow side panel fans to be installed.
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