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My friend is telling my that my 212+ is pathetic and this performs 20c better?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103057
Im thinking, no?
    
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My friend is telling my that my 212+ is pathetic and this performs 20c better?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103057
Im thinking, no?
He's just saying that because it's HUGE, and he thinks its the best because of it's size. It's like those SpinQ heatsinks. they're crap, and huge.
post #3 of 12
Um, no. The 212+ is superior in every way. The N520 is just a 92mm cooler, the 212+ is a 120mm cooler. Your friend needs to learn to read reviews and benchmarks, and understand actual specs.

Also, Nvidia Brownies, this thing is actually smaller than the 212+. And that's the problem. Just because it's got 2 fans (whoop-te-do) doesn't make it bigger or better than the 212+.
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well actually i had both and i would say that they both compete very closely. The Hyper 212+ is only better becuase there is a big range of 120mm fans while there arent alot of good 92MM fans
Edited by jach11 - 6/17/11 at 4:23pm
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Lol i knew it. Hes like "Yours is pathetic" and he claims that all the review sites say the 212 is crap. ORLY.


Stick a 3500RPM fan on my 212 and never go above 55c @ 4ghz
    
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I'm guseeing 20C would be a MASSIVE difference between the worst stock cooler and the best aftermarket air cooler

and I'd bet they aren't that far apart
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I'm guseeing 20C would be a MASSIVE difference between the worst stock cooler and the best aftermarket air cooler

and I'd bet they aren't that far apart
No he thinks that the HyperN cools 20c cooler than the 212+
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Proof: http://www.frostytech.com/articlevie...id=2390&page=5 THe 212+ is about 3 C better than the N520 on the 150 watt (think overclocked quad core) test.
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212+ is better and cheaper iirc.
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Proof: http://www.frostytech.com/articlevie...id=2390&page=5 THe 212+ is about 3 C better than the N520 on the 150 watt (think overclocked quad core) test.
Is that the 212 or the 212+?
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