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post #12 of 25
There are only a few coolers that I would change to from a BT...
Noctua NH-U12
Tuniq Tower
Thermaltake Sonic Tower

That's pretty much it.
post #13 of 25
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Originally Posted by cokker View Post
Yeah i see the sharkoon and all the rave reviews, plus its a good price!

Any chance of a pic?
Theres pictures in the linky in my original post.

I think the sharkoon & a high speed fan could give the typhoon a run for its money.

My temps at 1.55v (27/42) are very good, if I chose to stick a 120mm high speed instead of the Tornado I would see even better temps
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That sharkoon redshock looks a lot like the ocz tempest
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post #15 of 25
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ic, well... no-one recommends the Zalman 9500 or the new 9700?
I have a 9500, and so far I can't recommend it. It fits on my mobo just fine, and in my case too, but I can't get the cooling I need from it. My cpu idles at 48/49*C, so I can't clock any higher. It may not be the 9500's fault, but I will have to peel the heat spreader off my chip to find out. Ewwww.
    
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post #16 of 25
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Originally Posted by Namrac View Post
There are only a few coolers that I would change to from a BT...
Noctua NH-U12
Tuniq Tower
Thermaltake Sonic Tower

That's pretty much it.
2nd that. The Noctua has worked wonders.
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post #17 of 25
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I have a 9500, and so far I can't recommend it. It fits on my mobo just fine, and in my case too, but I can't get the cooling I need from it. My cpu idles at 48/49*C, so I can't clock any higher. It may not be the 9500's fault, but I will have to peel the heat spreader off my chip to find out. Ewwww.
Apologies for the double...

Have you thought of lapping the base of the 9500?
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post #18 of 25
A seldom considered HS, the Ultra120 which ranks up there with the best is often overlooked. The only thing that sucks is the AM2 people need to buy an additional mount kit for $7.
I have aquired one but wont be able to compare it's abilities with the BT using various fans. Perhaps in a few weeks I'll have a review on that.
    
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post #19 of 25
I reccomend you keep the BT! I dont think you can get similar performance without having a huge cooler just like the BT. Any of the other reccomendations will be massive heatsinks just as the BT is.

So maybe you should consider a new case for about the same price as a new cooler. Very nice cases can be had for sub $60. And if you want a little better cooling, you can attach copper ramsinks to the base of the BT, upgrade the fan, and lapp it. this will drop load temps atleast a few degrees c.
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post #20 of 25
if you're willing to spend $80.00 this cooler looks good.
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