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hmm... ive been reading around and it looks like the Big Typhoon is gettin outa date... soo... what u guys think... theres been alot of talk about the tuniq (is that how u spell it?)... i mean... i have a Big Typhoon right now... but im building a new rig... just wondering if its still a good idea to get it...if not... wats hot nowadays?

btw how u complete remove that BT from ur mobo... it seems like a biatch
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post #2 of 16
the BT is still one of the best on the market, but you heard right the Tuniq Tower is a little better.
Unfortunatley its out of stock almost everywhere because the machine that makes it is broken and needs top be fixed according to the manufacturer.
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post #3 of 16
Twist the four legs that you mounted to the mobo and then simply pull it off.
The BT is one of the top coolers and the Tuniq Tower is indeed better. But forget about it, you won't be able to get one lol.

Tuniq Tower Status: Out of stock worldwide
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post #4 of 16
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Originally Posted by Akhen
the BT is still one of the best on the market, but you heard right the Tuniq Tower is a little better.
Unfortunatley its out of stock almost everywhere because the machine that makes it is broken and needs top be fixed according to the manufacturer.
That means the BT is best, because the machine for it isn't broken.
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post #5 of 16
The Ultra 120 is not to shabby, if I can find the review on it you might just supprised!

http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid...e=expert&pid=4
    
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post #6 of 16
Thermaltake recently came out with an upgraded version of their Big Typhoon - now the Big Typhoon VX. Has a variable fan that pushes more air, more adjustable mount and I've read one reviewer saying it was actually a little bigger than the original - I haven't compared the size specs though to see if it's true - heh.
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post #7 of 16
Actually, the Thermalright Ultra 120 is as good if not better than the Tuniq tower when coupled with a high CFM fan.
http://www.madshrimps.be/?action=get...74&articID=496

Test shows 1C difference, and that can be changed with a better fan like an FM121.
post #8 of 16
Man the BT pwns just got one for this lappy cpu that i just put in a desktop I got and with 1.5 vcore load temp is 27c.
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post #9 of 16
My idle now is at 26c core (measured with Speedfan with room temperature at 72f). That's with a lap'd BT VX and a removed IHS from a San Diego 4000. I'm waiting before i post my load temps. CPU running full now is around 34c, but I have to include my new Graphics card which is probably going to raise temps more. I haven't started overclocking yet.
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post #10 of 16
where do you mount the controller? in the case?
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