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Saw this today on performance pc's so far I think it's the best looking of all the heatkiller cpu blocks, even the limited editions. And the best part is that it's about thirty dollars cheaper than the limited editions

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=29058



LOOK FURTHER IN THE THREAD FOR PICTURES AND MY IMPRESSIONS
Edited by ZombieAttack27 - 6/16/11 at 3:35pm
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Sexy! Coughs: 90 bucks, not sexy enough.
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Hahaha maybe not... but the same argument could be made for a $500-600 watercooling loop. For nearly all use, air cooling is good enough. Even stock cooling is fine for most things. In any case, I have one on the way
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I just got their gpu waterblocks and they are a beautiful product. I would'a gotten the cpu waterblock if I didn't already have XSPC. A quality product for sure!
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I would've gotten the gtx 570 block, but they don't offer them in a black/nickel finish. Since I'm incredibly shallow when it comes to computer building, I went with the koolance vid-nx580.
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I would've gotten the gtx 570 block, but they don't offer them in a black/nickel finish. Since I'm incredibly shallow when it comes to computer building, I went with the koolance vid-nx580.
Koolance is generally the best when cooling NVIDIA based graphic cards
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Koolance is generally the best when cooling NVIDIA based graphic cards
Guess I lucked out then.... I got it for the looks
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Guess I lucked out then.... I got it for the looks
LOL always my first consideration too
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Now if somebody would do this to a CPU-370.. >>
    
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Alright I got mine in the mail today and took some pictures:


Totally disappointed in the scratches on the baseplate

Nothing a little toothpaste and some printer paper can't fix


I won't be using this in my rig for a month or two, but I can already tell it's going to be the best looking part in my build. It feels really really substantial and well put together, so we'll have to see if it lives up to my expectations. The nickel plating is gorgeous against the black brushed steel, and in real life the nickel looks much darker than the picture on performance-pcs, but lighter than in my pictures.

I would highly recommend it
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