With a loudness of 3.9 sone AMD's new HD 4870 actually can't be called silent. So it is unsurprising that users are looking for alternative cooling solutions.
As one of the first manufacturers the German company Aqua-Computer
presents a water cooler for AMD’s Radeon HD 4870
. (picture: Aqua-Computer) [Source: view picture gallery]
Therefore owners of water cooling systems might be happy about the announcement of the renowned manufacturer Aqua-Computer
to release the VGA cooler Aquagratix 4870
. This cooler is made of ultrapure copper and is said to weigh less than 500 grams. Channels of up to 20 millimeters width ensure a high flow rate.
According to custom, in addition to the GPU the video memory and the voltage converters are cooled. The Auqagratix 4870
is said to be available for 74.99 Euro in about ten days.
: Aqua-Computer wants to offer an alternative fitting system for those who want to use two coolers parallel or in a row. (picture: Aqua-Computer) [Source: view picture gallery]