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    Wont be making trip to water for a few months and the stock fan/heatsink on my R4870 sounded like a hairdryer when i tested in my mates rig any good GPU coolers out there?
    Need a Decent air cooler for my CPU AM3 aswell will be slightly overclocked..
    Also i Like Blue Leds.. spend about 50-90USD on each

    Found these any good??
    CPU= http://www.zalman.com/ENG/product/Pr...ad.asp?idx=168
    GPU/VGA= http://www.zalman.com/ENG/product/Pr...ad.asp?idx=339
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    I would go with the CNPS9700 NT for the CPU.

    The latest CCC can control the fan speed manually.
    Have you try this feature?

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    Benji, use the Catalyst Control Center......go into the "Overdrive" area and hit the unlock button. Then manually adjust the GPU fan speed. 35% should be a happy medium between good cooling and noise levels that don't sound like a hair dryer in the case.

    As for CPU cooler, there are plenty of good ones. The Zalman that Deton suggested is good but it's quite expensive, although it does look good with the blue LED.

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    Well, he wants bling bling...

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    Ya, there are a few others, but also take a look at the Thermaltake SpinQ, it's a gorgeous-looking cooler with blue LED. We have a review of it coming, probably next week.

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