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Originally Posted by somebodysb2 View Post
lol 1 degree cooler than d14...
this fails uber hard...
The point of this cooler, which you seem to have missed, is total board cooling. Which is why it is so big and a top down cooler. The d14 only cools the cpu, while the scythe is cooling the cpu, ram, chipset, board, and top gpu. All wile being 1C cooler on cpu. I would say that is a job well done, for 100$ though, that is up to the individual who is buying it if it is worth it.

They seem to have set a goal for overall cooling and achieved it. I really don't see the failure in that at all.

Also, 4 120mm fans are going to be quiet, in comparison with lets say the d14+ram cooler (not that any ram cooler can fit next to the d14 mind you) and an antec spot cool for chipset. Also the scythe does it at a cheaper price overall.

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I'd love to see some case temps for this. Ram, north/southbridge and GPU. Because its not just going to be cooling the CPU with all those fans, pretty much all of the mobo is going to have air being blown onto it. I know my overclock is limited because of my southbridge overheating, my CPU temps are nice and cool. So something like this might actually be ideal.
Someone gets the point of this cooler at least.
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Mother of god... Now that's a serious cooler!!! And it cools your GPUs too XDDD
   
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post #73 of 98
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Originally Posted by RussianJ View Post
Giant cooler with giant price tag is fail
For those of you saying this. In order to cool the entire board with a d14 as your cpu cooler you need to spend this.

90$ for the d14
25$ for ram cooler (corsair)
15$ for antec spot cool (chipset)

130$ for total to achieve the same overall cooling


OR....

100$ for the scythe and call it a day, with slightly better cpu temps, and easily quieter with 4x120mm fans.


Take your pick there.
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Size doesn't matter since all graphic cards share the same width.
Thats what she said, also some ASUS cards are 3 slot
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Seeing that Scythe makes me think if this is the next step

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Easily the worst looking heatsink I've ever seen.
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I actually rather like it.. but not its price. To those saying it is huge, look at the smaller side. Its fins are VERY small- those two fans are more for board cooling than CPU- though they obviously took advantage of it by adding a few more fins.

It doesn't look all that heavy either.
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Mine is half the price and performs almost the same, plus its smaller and doesnt take all that space.

Was expecting more from it.
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Mine is half the price and performs almost the same, plus its smaller and doesnt take all that space.

Was expecting more from it.
And, again, your cooler doesn't cool anything, but the cpu.....

Is this a hard concept for people or did the rapture do something to people?
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And, again, your cooler doesn't cool anything, but the cpu.....

Is this a hard concept for people or did the rapture do something to people?
NoNo Gnome. Far from just cooling the CPU!

Hi OCN. This is Jim from Pure Overclock. Love ya love your forum.... Although I am a reviewer at PureOC, I do peek in at OCN. I personally reviewed the Scythe Susanno.

One of our members posted a link to this thread and I had fun observing it. To tell you the truth, I had the exact same opinion as most of the objectors. Read the entire review as I will hi light the positives;

The cooler is big no doubt. There s not much pressure on the mobo(same as any cooler). The top down design does not just cool the CPU. It cools the memory, mofset and nortbridge heatsinks. Anybody who has a cooler at half the price has to realize, at voltages of 1.375v and clock speeds on a 950/930 @ 4.2-4.3GHz will simply fail as far as temps whereas coolers like the Susanno, Noctua D-14, Ziggy Darknight and very few others shine.


The price is $95 but one of the hardware retailers has a $15 rebate on the Susanno making it one of the best bang per $. The Susanno cools great and the fans are not high decibels and just about silent inside a case.

Yes the D-14 is great but you get the added feature of extra cooling to the heat generating motherboard components.

Hope this helps the objections and I look foward to more discussion and other helpful threads at OCN.



Thanks again!

PureOC Jim
Edited by PureOC Jim - 5/22/11 at 1:52pm
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