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This thing probably sucks. :/ the fan looks cool though.
    
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This and good looks when its not running. When a fan blade is wavy, it makes it more efficient(more airflow) and also makes it quieter. They do the same thing in aviation with propellers. Some of the new propellers they are comeing out with have what they call a Scimitar propeller. It has a curved blade and it is also wider in the centre. It makes more airflow, more efficiency, and is by far quieter than traditional strait-bladed propellers. Computer fans are the same way. If you take a scimitar designed blade, itll spin lower RPM's say 900. Then take a tradtional computer fan that has traditional blades, it may spin at like 1200-2000 RPM's and make the same airflow as the 900 RPM scimitar bladed fan, but also make more noise and be less efficient. This may all seem like scientific mumbo jumbo, but this is how someone would take and design a better more efficient fan for a computer or propeller for an airplane. And the same RPM thing goes with airplane propellers, you can spin a Scimitar blade slower, make the same airflow at lower rpms and be quieter.
Yeah, I guess so, LOL - We have Somewhere in the same Region as for processors and Graphics cards (Mine is a Core 2 Duo E6750 Ov'd to 3Ghz Now, And a GTS 250) xD - I honestly think it does almost next to no difference.
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interesting.

NZXT is really expanding their product line up with this. At this rate, I wouldnt be surprised if they contact one of the OEMs like Asetek or Coolit for WCing setups.
Oh god I hope not lol

On topic, this does look like alot of other coolers out there...
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It looks eerily like a Thermalright Archon... Almost exactly like one...
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Way too small to be an Archon.
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Whats with all the hate
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Whats with all the hate
Do some testing with one. Test it with different fans, tims, clock speeds, etc.
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Do some testing with one. Test it with different fans, tims, clock speeds, etc.
exactly i wouldnt trust one on my rig for testing afraid it may fail
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Whats with all the hate
Because it's so transparently a me-too device, with glaring design deficiencies. An innocent newbie might buy it, not knowing how bad it is.

There are some things - like my first case (an Antec monstrosity they should have stopped manufacturing years ago) - that should not be offered for sale.
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Because it's so transparently a me-too device, with glaring design deficiencies. An innocent newbie might buy it, not knowing how bad it is.

There are some things - like my first case (an Antec monstrosity they should have stopped manufacturing years ago) - that should not be offered for sale.
so your saying its more looks than performance?
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