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post #11 of 29
Don't they use a hot plate of sorts to conduct their reviews rather than use an actual cpu? Seems dodgy to me, especially considering virtually every other major site reviews using cpus.
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post #12 of 29
Tweaktown also uses a synthetic heat source as opposed to an actual CPU for their reviews.
 
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post #13 of 29
Is this the biggest available???
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jmih;15483003 
Is this the biggest available???

....no wai

Scythe: Susanoo --> shsu11.jpg

http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/coolers/display/scythe-susanoo.html


Its nice that Zalman is going back to their roots with their designs that made them unique and just improve them. I believe that following others with the tower design wasnt a good idea to go head on.
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post #15 of 29
Im impressed with my current zalman cooler enough to go out and buy this one but now Meh so dissapointed with the whole memory clearance issue , It looks great!
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post #16 of 29
Depressed. I wanted to pair this with Bulldozer. Those of course were my grand delusions I had earlier this year...
 
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post #17 of 29
It looks great!
 
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post #18 of 29
bummer...
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post #19 of 29
hmm nevermind
Edited by RainMotorsports - 10/28/11 at 3:35am
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post #20 of 29
Frosty's review is wack. 150w? Thats it? I mean an i7 920 is already stock 130w! And most of these coolers are rated 200+w which what should be tested. Alot of cooler run out of thermal capacity they start heating up. Thats when you separate the men from the boys. A physical cpu should be used, and atleast an i7980, why? because it can oc alot and heats up alot.
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