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The biggest advantage VenX has over SA/NH-D14 is tall RAM compatibility traded for slight performance decrease.
That is the exact reason why I'm getting it.
    
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I don't have it but i heard it cripples CPU sockets :/
This is COMPLETELY FALSE. Out of hundreds of thousands of Ven-X users, there has only been ONE cased of supposed socket damage, with only shoddy evidence provided. Even at maximum pressure, there is no risk of socket damage.


That said, I think it's a great cooler. It's on par with all the other high end air coolers. They all perform within the margin of error of each other, so which one you buy comes down to is price and which one you think is best looking.
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post #13 of 29
I have a venomous X.

It will only cripple a cpu socket if you max out the pressure.

I love my venomous X.
post #14 of 29
I've had my Venomous X Black on my main PC for about six months now and it has not given me any issues at all with socket damage or anything like that. I have made well over ten dismount/remount on it (changing CPUs) and it has never done any damage to socket or cpu.
Mine is paired with a San Ace 9SG1212P1G01 38mm, 260CFM, 6K rpm, PWM fan and it works like a charm.
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post #15 of 29
Well, I've used the D14, the Prolimatech Mega Shadow, and now I'm using the VenomousX Black.

All have been used on either a 980X or 990X, & both cpu's were overclocked to various degrees.
So far my best temps have come from the VenomousX cooler.
I am extremely happy with thermalright's excellent work!
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I'm gonna order it monday. Selling this POS h50. :]
    
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post #17 of 29
i have it using it now ven x BLACKKKKKKKKKKKKkk
really nice
like the size compare to monstrous d14 and SA
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post #18 of 29
I went from an H70 to the Ven-X simply to save some money while still getting a competent cooler. The H70 outperforms the Ven-X by close to 5C on load in my case (using the same fans of course).

Not a bad air cooler at all by any means though... I was still able to run 4.2ghz w/ HT on up until about a month ago when it got absurdly hot where I live.
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post #19 of 29
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Originally Posted by xXSebaSXx View Post
I've had my Venomous X Black on my main PC for about six months now and it has not given me any issues at all with socket damage or anything like that. I have made well over ten dismount/remount on it (changing CPUs) and it has never done any damage to socket or cpu.
Mine is paired with a San Ace 9SG1212P1G01 38mm, 260CFM, 6K rpm, PWM fan and it works like a charm.
You do realize the socket damage claims are for Intel CPUs? AMD's mounting bracket doesn't have the same adjustable pressure system that the Intel mounting system does.

I absolutely love my VenX, and I will confidently, though carefully, be using it on my upcoming 2600K build.
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post #20 of 29
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Originally Posted by Xyxyll View Post
You do realize the socket damage claims are for Intel CPUs? AMD's mounting bracket doesn't have the same adjustable pressure system that the Intel mounting system does.

I absolutely love my VenX, and I will confidently, though carefully, be using it on my upcoming 2600K build.
lol so true no pressure mounts for the amd sockets poor saps
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