"The ECS GeForce GTS 450 Black Series 1GB video card is a very impressive graphics card since it uses the Arctic Cooling Accelero Twin Turbo Pro heatsink. The Accelero Twin Turbo Pro GPU cooler retails for $50 itself, so it to get it pre-installed on the ECS GeForce GTS 450 is a nice touch. This cooler features two 92mm PWM fans and 4-heatpipe that connect to cooling 35 fins achieve up to 120 Watts cooling capacity. The GeForce GTS 450 has a TDP rating of 106 Watts, so this cooler can easily handle an overclocked card like this and the temperature testing results show that. The ECS GeForce GTS 450 Black series card was the quietest of the bunch..."
FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1434/1/)
"Spire's Thermax Eclipse II heatsink is essentially identical to the elusive 3Rsystem Iceage 120 Boss II heatsink Frostytech previously tested. If you've been holding out for the Iceage 120 Boss II you'll be pleased to know that Spire's Thermax Eclipse II heatsink is just as good a performance cooler - one of the Top 5 Best Heatsinks tested thus far. Both the Spire and 3Rsystem heatsinks are constructed around five 8mm diameter copper heatpipes, have exposed heatpipes at the base and a distinctive "X" pattern that positions heatpipes in the path of higher velocity air."
FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH (http://www.frostytech.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=2521)