Accelero Xtreme 7970 Installation Success

So the thermal glue has cured and I took the modified HIS 7970 with Arctic Cooling Accelero Xtreme 7970¬†cooler for a test drive. So far I like the results. The video card is completely quiet when idle and under full load and barely noticeable when fan is manually set to 100%. Since I only have […]

Radeon HD 7970 Crossfire Comparison by Noise and Temperature

Radeon 7970 is nice in terms of performance but it comes at a price in terms of fan noise. These videocards consume a lot of power (8+6 pin 12V connectors) and emit a lot of heat when under full load. Small fast turning fans are noisy. Reference design calls for one 80mm radial fan like […]