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post #11 of 29
meh, for $70 MSRP I'd rather stick to the small AIO coolers I've been hooked on for my more budget oriented builds. The Anetc 620 has been regularly on sale for around $50 and has gone into 3 of my recent builds, and the new H60 was just on sale for $55 shipped ($40 AR) a day ago at newegg (regularly $77)

at a certain point its not as much about performance as it is about ease of installation and maintenance, something I absolutely love about the AIO water coolers, and while this Sapphire cooler has pretty respectable performance, its not like its anything revolutionary

honestly I wouldn't be interested unless they could bring the price down to below $40...
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post #12 of 29
hmm, $70...no thank you.
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post #13 of 29
Looks like Hyper 212 with a gaudy plastic shroud covering. Since it's $70 you might as well just get a 212 and add a second fan to it for much cheaper.
post #14 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by JunkoXan View Post

here's a review apparently Review here it seems to do very well biggrin.gif test was done using a 3570k at 4.5ghz at 1.3v smile.gif
I noticed they used a delidded (modded) cpu so keep that into consideration.
post #15 of 29
Man that cooler is ugly. I cant see this in many rigs
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post #16 of 29
I'm so glad they posted a diagram showing which way the heat flowed. I would be upset if I got one and the heat flowed the other way.
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post #17 of 29
Meh, useless cpu cooler. There are far better ones out there than this plastic box.
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post #18 of 29
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Why all the hate? Aesthetically it might not be all that pleasing, but I would be surprised if this isn't one of the best performing single tower coolers when reviews start coming in....
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post #19 of 29
I like it's look. And those fans are sexy. I wonder who makes them. They look a lot like Xigmateks.
 
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post #20 of 29
Quote:
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I like it's look. And those fans are sexy. I wonder who makes them. They look a lot like Xigmateks.

Those fans look EXACTLY the same as the fans that came on my Hyper 212 EVO.
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