Stock cooler any good on this 4870?

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GuyClinch
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Stock cooler any good on this 4870?

Post by GuyClinch » Tue Jan 13, 2009 4:12 pm

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6814102810

I am wondering if its worth replacing with this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6835185081

Or:


http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductRe ... 6835186016

It seems better then the reference cooler - so I am curious if anyone knows..

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Post by thejamppa » Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:45 am

I'd say try first with stock cooler. If you can adjust fan speed with catalysts as you should be able if you're using latest ones, you save quite bit. Mushashi is not best cooler. I thin Arctic Cooling TwinTurbo is better for 4870... But try with that stock cooling first.
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Post by oakdad » Wed Jan 14, 2009 9:58 am

It is really nice and quite up to about 40% and tolerable up to about 60%.

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