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I am thinking of getting this for my AMD and also for future use when i most likely get a 775 type processor. What you guys think, any problems with it.



One thing i notice is its very close to the ram is that bad.
    
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I'm planning on getting one also (Sorry not trying to hijack). With it being close to the ram, as long as it isn't touching it, I think it would be a good thing since of the air flow flowing onto the ram cooling it.
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post #3 of 11
Not really, The blur orb is a good ram cooling device as well. It's cumbersome to change your ram tho.
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I'm planning on getting one also (Sorry not trying to hijack).
I dont see how your hijacking lol

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Not really, The blur orb is a good ram cooling device as well. It's cumbersome to change your ram tho.
yea, but it shouldn't be stopping ram from being there in the first place? just makes it hard to change it?
    
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If you wanna change your RAM then you'll need to remove the Blue Orb. Also some large RAM won't fit. I dont remember the brand/model but there are some that cannot be installed with BO.

But it's a nice HSF, great cooling and silent. It's a bit tricky to install but once you figure it out then you are fine.

An easy way to install it is just attach one side just to secure it then attach the other one and then screw both all way down.
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I bought one, took my temps down 10 degrees (celcius) or so but tricky to install skip-br has it rght.. put one side in then the other like he said. I owuld recommend it
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Its a good cooler but its a copper core with aluminium fins where as the zalman 7700cu is fully copper but if you like it I say get it
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post #8 of 11
Im thinking of getting one too (new fad of Blue Orb users).

Don't get the Ruby Orb though as this has a aluminium core and is not much better than a stock HSF.
    
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Go with a Freezer 64 Pro instead
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Its a good cooler but its a copper core with aluminium fins where as the zalman 7700cu is fully copper but if you like it I say get it
Uhhmm isn't the copper to absorb and the aluminum then disperses the heat quickly?? I wanted the added space to get around in my case I went with the 64 pro.
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