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post #51 of 80
So even Noctua has reached the limit of air cooling and is going along the only possible route, bigger...

I've got the D14 in my case, and I draw the limit with that.
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post #52 of 80
Quote:
Originally Posted by HaVoK C89 View Post
Its cool....ish lol. I'd rather go w/ what i have or a H100 myself.
The H series type of water coolers are starting to make more sense than air cooling.
Air cooling has reached its limit,air coolers can only get larger to improve heat dissipation.
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post #53 of 80
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Originally Posted by Blameless View Post
I've been forced to.

However, on of the reasons for going water in the first place was to minimize clutter an noise. Having to add fans everywhere to keep my RAM and board cool defeats the purpose.
What I did is get one of those Antec Spotcool fans. I keep it on low speed for noise, and it doesn't look half bad.
    
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post #54 of 80
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Originally Posted by The Radius Kid View Post
My apologies.
You actually like the design?
Yes.

It's the kind of heatsink I've been waiting decades for. There have been similar designs (cooler master gemini), but this one, assuming it performs on par with other top-end air coolers, is almost ideal.

Note, I am not talking about aesthetics. I couldn't care less what it looks like. Functionality and economy trump all.

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Originally Posted by urgrandpasdog View Post
What I did is get one of those Antec Spotcool fans. I keep it on low speed for noise, and it doesn't look half bad.
I'm using two spot cools right now, it's cluttered, an annoyance to work with, and barely sufficient to cool everything.

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Originally Posted by somebodysb2 View Post
How do you like your rig weighing over 9000 pounds with all them radiators?
If I can lift it, It's plenty light enough.

I wouldn't bother with an H50/60/70/100 style cooler unless it was a build I was shipping across the country, or wanted to put it in a SFF system.
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post #55 of 80
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blameless View Post
Yes.

It's the kind of heatsink I've been waiting decades for. There have been similar designs (cooler master gemini), but this one, assuming it performs on par with other top-end air coolers, is almost ideal.


I'll be honest with you,I haven't seen a properly designed air to air cooler yet.
They all seem to think bigger is better instead of optimizing their cooling effects with what they've got.
post #56 of 80
There is only so many way's to design a cooler. But you can go ahead onto SolidWorks design a cooler and show all the top tier companies and their Engineers what they have been missing for the last 3-5 years.

I have some Ideas too, but to get idea to a working model or even as a run of simulations costs serious cash.


So what is a properly designed cooler to you?
post #57 of 80
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Originally Posted by smash_mouth01 View Post
There is only so many way's to design a cooler. But you can go ahead onto SolidWorks design a cooler and show all the top tier companies and their Engineers what they have been missing for the last 3-5 years.

I have some Ideas too, but to get idea to a working model or even as a run of simulations costs serious cash.


So what is a properly designed cooler to you?

We seem to have someone with a functional brain here.
Did you say "top tier engineers"?
Yes I would be happy to show them what I think they're doing wrong.
They better be paying for my know how first though.
I tried contacting the guys at Arctic Accelero about the VRM cooler issue for the 5970 card.
They didn't even have the decency to return my e-mail.
P*ss on them.
Could have solved their problems.
Bunch of dummies.
post #58 of 80
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Originally Posted by JunkoXan View Post
thats not much of a reason to have this
It was a total "TWSS" moment.
    
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post #59 of 80
I like the look.
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Wow. A new cooler that doesn't look like a TRUE. This is news.
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