Icy Vision cooler on sapphire 7950

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by Kissaragi, May 24, 2014.

  1. Kissaragi macrumors 68020

    Nov 16, 2006
    My sapphire mac edition 7950 is a little noisier than id like under load. Has anyone installed an aftermarket cooler on one of these successfully?

    I was told the Gelid Icy Vision http://www.quietpc.com/gel-icy-vision-amd might fit but Im not sure if it'll worth doing or not?
  2. Mac Moof macrumors member

    Mac Moof

    Aug 5, 2013
    I think the problem with the third party cooler add-on is that the fans run a full speed unless they have a fan controller installed as well. With the stock kit i imagine that the fan speed is controlled by the card and therefore variable.

    Happy to be proved wrong, but i am sure my GTX680 spins up under load.

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