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if you have an original BT, take some pics of the two together... i'd like to see what exactally what you mean by "It's bigger". I would think it a bad move if they created a taller HSF than the original... it's already very tall.
sure thing, as i have to take the old BT out 2morrow anyway so i could ship it to a member in here. I'll compare along the way
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post #12 of 33
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sure thing, as i have to take the old BT out 2morrow anyway so i could ship it to a member in here. I'll compare along the way
Sounds great i assume you'll do a temp/noise comparison also between the two also?

Oh!! I almost forgot, i had heard they were going to do a better job about getting a finer finish on the bottom of the VX's.....if you're going to lap it, check it out w/ out lapping and with lapping....it'd be nice to see how even and clean a job they did on them.
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post #13 of 33
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Sounds great i assume you'll do a temp/noise comparison also between the two also?

Oh!! I almost forgot, i had heard they were going to do a better job about getting a finer finish on the bottom of the VX's.....if you're going to lap it, check it out w/ out lapping and with lapping....it'd be nice to see how even and clean a job they did on them.
i was going to do a temp and before lap and after lapping comparison. I dont care too much about noise. Also i use a Silverstone FM121 on my old BT so it might not be fair
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lucky? you shoulda bought it when Xoxide was in stock
no, because i'm planning on going to water cooling.
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no, because i'm planning on going to water cooling.
I heard people got very close temps with air than WC, so thats why i'm still doing air. I don't think it worth $200+ to have 2-5C drop in load. I can just use my house fan for that

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post #16 of 33
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I use Orthos to generate heat and the old BT with FM121 cool it to 79C. The new VX version got 81C. Now remember, i just use fresh AS5, so it might not be fair. Also i'm comparing the upgraded fan for the old BT with stock fan for the VX. Personally i don' think its fair at all, but what the heck. I install it in 3 seconds compare to the old BT. Gotta love that, also the 3 pins wire is very nice, perfessionally sleeved, doesn't clog up my air flow.

Here is the old BT



And here is the VX

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woof picture resize please? On a laptop its a b*tch to have to scroll all the time. Is that the typhoon your selling to sidious?
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post #18 of 33
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woof picture resize please? On a laptop its a b*tch to have to scroll all the time. Is that the typhoon your selling to sidious?
The old BT yes, not the new VX one
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post #19 of 33
Damnit anyway. Might have to move the AFC64 to the LAN rig and get this. Thanks a lot guys .

TT must be on these boards somewhere and too everyones advise as that fan looks like a TT version of the FM121 i.e. 9 blades.

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I heard people got very close temps with air than WC, so thats why i'm still doing air. I don't think it worth $200+ to have 2-5C drop in load. I can just use my house fan for that

Edit: more pics added
You can go for higher volts with water. Most people see someone with water and think my temps are very close, but they fail to realise that at the same OC and the same volts water makes air look silly.
    
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