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post #11 of 55
Good job, love my tf4 and the tf3 before it, always great coolers thumb.gif
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post #12 of 55
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Pretty much. The DCII did get a few better temps at the lower settings.

Would be nice if those 2 heat pipes were not completely wasted, lol.
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Nice comparison. Think you'd be interested in doing one with the DCII V2 (cooler that's on the gtx670 DCII/HD7870DCII V2 cards) cooler and maybe the gigabyte windforce X3?
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Nice comparison. Think you'd be interested in doing one with the DCII V2 (cooler that's on the gtx670 DCII/HD7870DCII V2 cards) cooler and maybe the gigabyte windforce X3?

Are you going to send me these two cards? smile.gif I don't know if I would compare the DCII V2 since it is on a 670 and 7870. I decided to compare the TF4 and DCII because I had them both on 680s. This leaves little to debate on which one performs better. If I would have done the review with one 680 and one 7970 the comparison would have been flawed. I would like to try and compare other cooling solutions for the 680 (Windforce, Signature 2, Amp!) but that takes money. smile.gif
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What is this DCII V2 talk? what are you guys talking about?
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What is this DCII V2 talk? what are you guys talking about?

He was talking about the DCII cooler on the 670. It's a different design so guess it could be called v2.
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Nice comparison. Think you'd be interested in doing one with the DCII V2 (cooler that's on the gtx670 DCII/HD7870DCII V2 cards) cooler and maybe the gigabyte windforce X3?

Are you going to send me these two cards? smile.gif I don't know if I would compare the DCII V2 since it is on a 670 and 7870. I decided to compare the TF4 and DCII because I had them both on 680s. This leaves little to debate on which one performs better. If I would have done the review with one 680 and one 7970 the comparison would have been flawed. I would like to try and compare other cooling solutions for the 680 (Windforce, Signature 2, Amp!) but that takes money. smile.gif

Well I already sent the DC2T back to asus for rma. It's going to another member as soon as I get it back and test it so I won't be able to do that biggrin.gif. Since the 670 has both designs I might be interested in a comparison some day.
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post #18 of 55
Yes but its totally inferior compared to 680 so i dont know, maybe 680 DCII v2 will be even better thumb.gif
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post #19 of 55
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Yes but its totally inferior compared to 680 so i dont know, maybe 680 DCII v2 will be even better thumb.gif

They really need to redesign that cooler. Too big for what it gives you. Even with the support bracket on the 680, my card would still sag.
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I'm a little curious as to how you measured the sound levels

I'm not really sure what the standard distance is for people who measure sound levels

But 50-60 db sounds awfully high to me, although I don't have any first hand experience with either of those two air coolers

Though I do know that air coolers do tend to be quite loud.
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