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5770 & Passive Cooling

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Andromeda1983, 7 Jun 2010.

  1. Andromeda1983

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 21 Oct 2004

    Posts: 1,601

    Location: Wales

    I bought a 5770 1GB GPU last week to replace my now ageing 3850. Of course the one thing my 3850 had going for it was that with the HR-03-GT I had on it, it was completely silent. Now I want to do the same thing with my 5770 as I have become quite picky when it comes to the noise from my PC. Even with the fan set to 25% I can still hear it and it annoys me. Also the temperature's on it are quite pathetic and there is no ramsinks on the card. I have had nothing but good experiences with the HR-03 in terms of temperature. The card in question is the XFX 5770 with the rev 2 egg cooler which is pretty weak. Any suggestions?
     
  2. David41

    Hitman

    Joined: 23 Apr 2009

    Posts: 604

    Location: Glasgow

    I don't think there are that many after market coolers for a 5770, the only one I know of is the Arctic Cooling Accelero L2 Pro, but that comes with a fan already on it. Although I'd imagine you could remove this. I'd suggest that you still have some sort of fan on there even a really low rpm one is better than nothing.
     
  3. Andromeda1983

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 21 Oct 2004

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    Location: Wales

    Apprantly there is a version of the HR-03 that will work with the new 5770 card. Having looked on the XFX forums there was a couple of people showing their rigs and a lot of them had the HR on the 5770's. Shame is now that OCUk does not have this model in stock....any idea if OCUk might anytime soon?
     
  4. Greebo

    Caporegime

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    Location: Co Durham

  5. Andromeda1983

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 21 Oct 2004

    Posts: 1,601

    Location: Wales

    So the question is now...does anyone know where I can get a Rev A?
     
  6. PaulyD

    Mobster

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    Location: High Wycombe

    Doubt we would be able to say if we did due to forum rules and competitiors etc
     
  7. pastymuncher

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 12 Jul 2005

    Posts: 19,092

    Location: Aberlour, NE Scotland

    Best bet would be the bay. The 5770 is a right pain to find coolers and blocks for which was one of the reasons that i got rid of mine quickly. The mounting holes are only 61mm diagonally compared to most other card's being 72mm.