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#1 crackjuice

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 11:27 AM

i got this card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814103208

and it is extremely loud, its a good card just loud. so i found this cooler http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006DAD8HS/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

will this reduce the noise substantially or just a little, i dont wana drop 50 bucks unless is going to be really quiet.

i also have
i5-3570k, stock cooler, should i updrade this too?
8gb of corsiar vengence ram
128gb crucial m4 ssd
coolermaster HAF 912 (2 fans)
optical drive
asrock z77 extreme 4
and a rosewill 80+ gold 650w

what im getting to is will i be able to add this cooler with everything i have. i dont really wana upgrade my psu after 2 days of having this computer

thanks for any help you can offer

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 06:19 PM

have you tried using an application like rivatuner to turn the fan down on the card?

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 01:07 AM

Or you could adjust the fan speed in Catalyst.

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