Arctic will release Accelero Xtream 7970 Coolng System for AMD 7900/7800 GPU series on January 31st. New VGA cooler from Arctic is more efficent and less noisy than 7000 Series stock coolers.
Accelero Xtream 7970 features three 92mm PWM fans which will cool down a 300 Watts system. It has 84-fin heatsink with 5 cooper heatpipes with preapplied MX-4 thermal compound, which accelerates temperature dissipation process.
According to Arctic tests cooler is much better solution than stock solution. Since Radeon HD 7970 has superb overlocking possibilities this cooler will likely be welcomed by many customers.
Accelero Xtream 7970 running at 2000 RPM generated 0.5 Sones and temperature was measured at 56.6 degrees Celsius, while stock cooler which runs at 3000 RPM generated 5.2 Sones with 86 degrees Celsius.
Arctic cooler has a weight of 653 grams, and measures 288 x 104 x 54 mm in dimension. Arctic Accelero Xtream is compatible with following cards: Radeon HD 5830, HD 5850, HD 5870, HD 6790, HD 6850, HD 6870, HD 6950, HD 6970, HD 7850, HD 7870, HD 7950 oraz HD 7970.
It is available in preorder for $97.95 here.