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I am doing a "blacked out" build and have looked at some heatsinks.

I'm using a Corsair Carbide 400R.

I saw the Tuniq Tower 120 extreme and EVGA M020-00-000234.

Tuniq has LEDs I may have to detach as I do not want it lit up.

My questions are;

Which is better from a value per performance standard?

Other recommendations for black heatsinks?

I love the evo but this is for an all black build.
post #2 of 18
How much are you willing to spend in order to get the look you desire?

There are a couple of pricey options, because they were a limited time (or just not made anymore), that can be found.

e: For example, you could try to find a Prolimatech Megahalem Megashadow (I believe this is the correct name for the item).
Edited by stu. - 1/9/12 at 10:26am
 
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Be Quiet.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cHaoSphEre View Post

Be Quiet.

To whom and why so rude?
post #5 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Saffleur View Post

To whom and why so rude?

I think he meant this

http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cases_cooling/be_quiet_dark_rock_pro_review/1
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post #6 of 18
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by stu. View Post

How much are you willing to spend in order to get the look you desire?
There are a couple of pricey options, because they were a limited time (or just not made anymore), that can be found.
e: For example, you could try to find a Prolimatech Megahalem Megashadow (I believe this is the correct name for the item).

Look is secondary to performance, as is price. I prefer functionality over anything. Limited edition stuff makes no bearing on my decision either. I consider it a bunch of hoopla.

It would be nice to get a black heatsink. I just need to know what is going to air cool an i5 2500k between 4.7-5.0Ghz. effectively that is black if possible.
post #7 of 18
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Quote:
Originally Posted by caffeinescandal View Post

I think he meant this
http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cases_cooling/be_quiet_dark_rock_pro_review/1

Oh! Well then to him I apologize!
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post #9 of 18
There are a few more options:

Thermalright Venomous X Black (Best Choice imo)
402
Thermalright TRUE Black (EOL)
500
Prolimatech Mega Shadow (EOL)
450
Prolimatech Megahalems Black Edition
601
Zerotherm ZT-10D Premium
363
Alpenföhn Matterhorn/Deep Cool Gamer Storm
600
Xigmatek Thor's Hammer
310
BeQuiet Dark Rock Advanced
400
BeQuiet Dark Rock Pro
375
Spire TherMax Eclipse II
353
Edited by Elohim - 1/9/12 at 11:33am
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post #10 of 18
Thermalright Venomous X Black Heatpipe CPU Cooler for AMD AM2, AM2+ AM3 and Intel LGA775, 1156, 1366 (@ SVC)

Says 1 in stock, but listed as not available. Maybe give them a call to check.
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