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Thermaltake Blue Orb2, any good?

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Straight forward question, thinking about it for core 2 setup. The scythe mine is about 65 bucks locally, Blue orb 35. I know conroe's don't pump out the heat...and I also know that this blue orb looks sick. I've never really liked those sideways heatsinks though...any reviews or anything from person to person?
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I have heard it is decent, and very quiet, but usually a tower style with heatpipes will beat it out.
EDIT: Here is a review. It doesn't have many other HSF's tested beside it though. http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/T...ake/BlueOrb2/1
PC Modding Malaysia says : "Not for overclockers" http://www.pcmoddingmy.com/e107_plug...?content.312.5
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Yeah I thought it might, but I dont plan on OC'ing this core 2 too much. When you buy a system yourself, you really respect the warranty. For stock, I'm just looking for a decent quiet cooler that will look nice. I've heard that this cooler is tough to install on some motherboards, and sometiems limites ram sockets.



Only 1c above BT? And should I worry about my ram slots being covered, I mean...i want ram lol
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BUMP...this would be used on a Gigabyte DS3 motherboard, do you think I'll have problems with limiting my ram slots?
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