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Aftermarket cooler for Sapphire 4870

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by death_looms, 4 Mar 2010.

  1. death_looms

    Gangster

    Joined: 4 Oct 2007

    Posts: 451

    Location: Belfast

    Hi guys, have a Sapphire 4870 in the PC, and looking to reduce its noise (but not cooling!) Now, the problem is I heard rumours that the card is non-reference for cooler screw placement. So, anyone who knows or has fitted an aftermarket cooler, could you recommend me one? The cooler is the same as shown below:

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    Cheers.
     
  2. doggles

    Hitman

    Joined: 17 Jul 2008

    Posts: 744

    Location: Southampton

    Hi'a i fitted a diff cooler to my 4870 worked fine it was an akasa one.

    Akasa AK-VC05 Freedom Force Graphics Card Cooler [AK-VC05]
    Click to enlarge - 2 images
    £35.24 inc VAT
    £29.99 ex VAT


    1 in stock

    Stock Code: HS-057-AK

    Manufacturers Code: AK-VC05


    i also fitted a vram cooler

    rmalright VRM-R2 Graphics Card Cooler (4870 / 4890)
    Click to enlarge - 4 images
    £23.49 inc VAT


    was pretty much silent and ran at about 60oc at load.