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Anyone have comparison pictures of a Megahalems compared to these...All i know is that thing covers up 2 RAM slots on my board.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by justanewguy View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by Elohim View Post

the nofan cooler is pretty light weight though

783g

the copper True = 1900g = 5lbs 7oz.

asus said my CHV can handle 5lbs, so....imma get me some chicken-wire and hang the puppy from the roof of the case, lol. biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by White Fire View Post

It's the biggest heatsink i've ever seen. It dwarfs a noctua almost..
This one is freaking huge too. Scroll down and look at that chick's hand compared to the cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835709002

That one looks as if it could have come off an 80's import compact car....and been overkill
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If my Hyper 212+ ever needed to be replaced I would consider one of these larger coolers. It's amazing what kind of cooling is out there from how it used to be.
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If my Hyper 212+ ever needed to be replaced I would consider one of these larger coolers. It's amazing what kind of cooling is out there from how it used to be.

I remember the big typhoon from 5 years back being just a msssive piece of hardware for the times.

Five year slater we are attempting to fit stuff barely smaller than an actual car radiator and fan setup onto a die barely larger than an inch...
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post #46 of 48
Quote:
Originally Posted by B3anbag View Post

the copper True = 1900g = 5lbs 7oz.
asus said my CHV can handle 5lbs, so....imma get me some chicken-wire and hang the puppy from the roof of the case, lol. biggrin.gif

just recognized that the nofan cooler is rly light weight
Edited by justanewguy - 1/11/12 at 11:26am
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Originally Posted by DUpgrade View Post

It's amazing what kind of cooling is out there from how it used to be.

Oh well... it was allways like that wink.gif

On my first computer (or second???) I had this cooler (not the biggest back then probably, but it was better then the stock one wink.gif):

http://img.tomshardware.com/us/2001/03/06/lord_kryo_/super_orb_3.jpg

It was used for cooling my Pentium II (PIII???) --> I remember the computershop dude smiling when I asked him to install it for me smile.gif
   
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I do not know about being the size of a car radiator - but they sure as hell look about the size of the heater core in my Jeep !
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