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http://www.mega-labs.com/accelero_page_3.html
It seem now it includes all the vrm heatshinks for almost all the vga cards.
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Love the white fans on that thumb.gif .
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I cant see a difference?
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Originally Posted by thealex132;13870487 
I cant see a difference?
The only difference i think is that now is compatible with a wide range of VGA boards straight out of the box and you dont have to pay for vrm001,vrm002 ,etc
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Originally Posted by oldhag;13871004 
The only difference i think is that now is compatible with a wide range of VGA boards straight out of the box and you dont have to pay for vrm001,vrm002 ,etc

They probably just tossed all their VRM kit peices together instead of dealing with the nightmares of dealing with customers that didn't understand they needed to get an additional VRM kit. Not to mention the general unavailabilty of those kits anywhere but from Arctic themselves.
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Should have done it from the beginning they probably would have seen better sales.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Draygonn;13871778 
They probably just tossed all their VRM kit peices together instead of dealing with the nightmares of dealing with customers that didn't understand they needed to get an additional VRM kit. Not to mention the general unavailabilty of those kits anywhere but from Arctic themselves.

I got the cooler and the VRMs both from Platinum Micro but it was too complicated of a model for average consumers to have to choose something separately.

MAH BRAINSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

On a side note, the AXP is really the tops..I have had the TFII, TFIII, DCII, and the AXP is cooler and quieter. Glad they are trying to revive this series with a simpler system.
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i have the Xtreme plus 1 and i love it. probably the best pc investment ever
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Yup, got the first one, and it's identical to this new one - it just seems to include the mounting and vrm kit.

Sitting at 30c idle and 50 max on load on a 855/1710/2200 OC, would highly recommend it as an alternative to water cooling for those who want their GTX 570s/580s and stuff cool and quiet smile.gif
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I also have the first version and I am loving it !

I do wonder if the AXP shouldn't also come with a backplate or something to prevent the PCB from flexing (I wonder if this is a problem after a full year or two).

Apart from now having all the heatsinks necessary and a versatile mounting plate that does away with a separate kit for each group of specific cards, they also tweaked the fin arragement on the right, probably to be compatible with even more cards, and the copper heatpipes are also at different angles, probably to make it more efficient.

Take a look:

This is the first version:

baseAXP1.png


This is the second version:

baseAXP2.jpg
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