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No, create an account now. All Rights Reserved Theme designed by Audentio Design. Well, two cautions, don't overtighten the two back brace screws of the cooler, snug, not tight.Regards,Dave Nov 18, 2006 7:47 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by frankt, At Low speed you can't hear it above the other G5 fans. Source

I don't have any fit problem, except that the exhaust end of the shroud ends somewhat short of the opening in the case. Internet: Comcast Cable 8000/768 PC: 3.2GHz w/HT Pentium 4, 2GB PC3200 Corsair 2-2-2-5 XMS, ASUS P4C800 Deluxe, NVIDIA Geforce 6800 Ultra 256MB,Four 72 GB Western Digital 10,000 Raptors in RAID 0, Strap It On Whenever It Seems Appropriate http://www.tomsclan.com Reply With Quote 02-23-04,01:31 AM #14 aagiants View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Reigning Genious Join Date Jan 2001 Posts 5,947 probably a bit louder than the Silencer on the high setting.

However, I've heard complaints of rattling at 5V (which is what I'd probably run it at), bad craftmanship and general eyuck. The replacement ATI fan started making noise after another 90 days. Top morkys Post subject: Posted: Sun Jan 16, 2005 10:01 am Joined: Tue Jan 04, 2005 9:26 pmPosts: 114 9800 Pro noise and cooling? Reply With Quote 02-22-04,02:20 AM #2 Evilone View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Regular Member Join Date Sep 2003 Location Virginia Posts 121 i got a p4 3.0 ht

Trusting a failing cooling fan is a $250 accident waiting to happen. Because the fan did not play along well with PWM I did not connect that to my T-Balancer but used straight DC from a molex instead. _________________I: E5200 OC, Ninja II, Like others mentioned already, its hot and noisy with stock fan. even with accoustic management off.

I opened up the chassis multiple times, and for some reason whenever the case is open, the noise never happens. That's how I hooked up my Silencer to my T-Balancer... As long as it quiets down, it is OK. Get More Info While the computer is starting up and the fan is making the noise, it doesn't spin at the right speed, but noticeably slower.

Which one is louder? Even at High speed, it makes a pleasant rushing noise. If you don't want to take the warranty precaution or don't like leaving the old fan on the card, cut the wires loose from the card at this point. You will know the fan is going bad when you hear a loud whine or grinding noise after a cold startup or during heavy use.

I've been looking at the ATI Arctic Cooler 4, and I'm still not sure whether it will be a good purchase. Privacy Policy Terms of Use Sales and Refunds Legal Site Map Contact Apple CPUs GRAPHICS MOTHERBOARDS CASES & POWER STORAGE MOBILE GAMING FORUMS JOBS MORE... Single page Print The Radeon 9800 Pro card OK, enough of the egghead graphics geek stuff. He says his computer gets loud doing, any time that its not idle. (for instance, just doing apps or movies, the computer gets loud) Is this because of bot the CPU

In general, I'm not very much in favor of fanless psu's in normal case layouts, mainly because of the amount of heat they generate. http://hcsprogramming.com/radeon-9800/radeon-9800-pro.php Difference is day and night compared to stock cooler. I am Frank Taylor originally from Waukegan. Perhaps yours is on its last legs.

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At High speed it's an over-clocker's dream: still very quiet with no irritating whine. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.  Apple Support Communities More ways to shop: Visit an Apple If it's dirty, then try cleaning it with compressed air.

I needed to know if they are really as good as some of the reviews I've read.

My PSU fan runs slower as well due to the extra heat pumped out of the case by the VGA Silencer. It has a switch that lets you select High or Low speed. Dec 16, 2005 #5 Federelli TS Rookie Posts: 361 It's ok, just be extra extra carefull. Latest: Jeeebus, Jan 20, 2017 at 6:07 AM Off Topic AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Forums > Hardware and Technology > Video Cards and Graphics > Toggle Width Style

It's better than waiting for the stock fan to fail and cause your 9800 to melt down. im thinking is it his case fans that get really loud on his comp? The fan is all plastic - it will not conduct electricity and will not affect the operation of the card. http://hcsprogramming.com/radeon-9800/radeon-9800.php Radeon Pro Duo prices tank• We are the BORG.

He literally clipped a standard 80mm fan to it with insulated wires and it runs cooler and quieter than it ever did. ATI reference coolers are evolutionary in design, the 9800XT started this ducted cooler trend which was followed up by the lower end X800/850 Series with single slot cooling and the lower Or return it and get that 2600 #14 Throckmorton, Apr 4, 2008 mwmorph Diamond Member Joined: Dec 27, 2004 Messages: 8,883 Likes Received: 0 Originally posted by: panfist Originally posted Even after thirty rounds of CS:S, the CPU temp is only about 51 Celsius.

I ran out of compressed air. All rights reserved. The fan died on his a long time ago. The end of the heatsink actually is touching my S-Out jack of my 9800pro and might be preventing full thermal contact.

I disconnected the chassis fan one by one, and the noise still occur. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? About the silencer: the original VGA Silencer rev. 3 is an excellent option for cooling this card. Oil might help, you should use a very tiny nozzle or drip it on a tooth pick, aim for the underside of the center nose.

This discussion is locked            frankt Level 1 (105 points) Q: RADEON 9800 cooling fan I have a RADEON 9800 Pro Mac Edition 256MB in my QuickSilver 2002 mounted in Results 1 to 14 of 14 Thread: is the radeon 9800 loud? The pencil points to where the fan's power wires were glued to my card. (Note: As shown in the photos in my G03 install guide w/my early OEM 9800 Pro - You'll lose access to one PCI slot in a G5, and the clearance to the second PCI slot is very small.

As with the 9700, the Radeon 9800 Pro is barely audible amidst the noise generated by a standard CPU heatsink/fan combo and a power supply fan. Then it gets softer and goes away. Top teejay Post subject: Posted: Mon Feb 07, 2005 1:24 pm Patron of SPCR Joined: Mon Aug 02, 2004 2:23 amPosts: 749Location: The Netherlands I would start a G4 933 QuickSilver 2002, Mac OS X (10.4.8), 1.5GB RAM, ATI 9800 AGP 256MB, dual LCD monitors, 1.1TB storage, USB 2/Firewire PCI Posted on Nov 18, 2006 11:39 AM Reply I

It seems like it's catching up on the speed and when it reaches the normal spinning rate, the noise stops.