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Hey, i'm researching cpu cooler's for the max oc, but the best overall quality as well. (plus 3 year warrenty just because! ).

This is what i'm working with, and plan to "have" by 2007 february.

*fyi, all prices canadian, all specifics from memoryexpress.com website, easy 2 find*

Quote:
$ 219.95 Intel Core 2 duo E6300 Processor

$ 214.95 Kingston HyperX 1GB PC2-6400 Dual Channel DDR2 Kit (2 x 512MB)

$ 119.95 Western Digital 320GB Caviar SE16 7200rpm SATA II w/ 16MB Cache

$ 299.95 eVGA nForce 680i SLI w/ DualDDR2 1200, 7.1 Audio, Dual GB Lan, 1394, Dual PCI-E x16 SLI

$ 169.95 OCZ 700W GameXStream Power Supply w/ Quad +12V

=

$ 1024.75

+

$ 159.95 Antec P180B Advanced Super Mid Tower, Black

=

$ 1184.70

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What i'm asking, is,

Is the Scythe Ninja Plus Rev. B, cpu cooler, or the Thermaltake Big Typhoon 120mm silent heatpipe cooler, better? Which and why?

Thermaltake Big Typhoon 120 Silent Heatpipe Memory Express Link

Scythe Ninja Plus Rev. B Cpu Cooler Memory Express Link

Between the two, which would run best?

I'm in a basement, well the computer's are. Big room, cement flooring. In western canada.

Average temps are anywhere from 10c - 20c. Occasional 23-25 celcius in the summer. While the main floor + 2nd floor are 10 degree's warmer in the summer and the winter.

I'm looking to oc the hell out of the e6300 eventually. (I'll eventually replace the 2x512mb ram sticks with 4x 1gb sticks, eventually, install total 6x hd's, sli pci express, mb the r600's or similar, etc...X-fi fatality as well, lots of cables going around).

And another question, re: Scythe ninja, can I mount on it's fan, a "grill" ? (Easier to get cables around it, without blocking it, or getting sucked into it, etc.

Thanks!

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If you can get the tuniq tower go for that, it is the current best air cooler. And there is very little difference between the big typhoon and the sythe, just go for the cheapest
    
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Re: Tunic Tower thing, I considered it, but I can't find it on tigerdirect or mem express and I don't have a CC, so ebay is out of the question. (I'm working through a friend re: tigerdirect.ca, and paying him the equal amount, etc, for use of his cc).

But yeah, ty for the thoughts, but has anyone used either of these? And thought's on installation being easy/hard/awkward/smooth? Sound level's actually low? Or modestly loud? Etc.

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Get a Big Typhoon and lap the base, get a higher CFM fan, and put some RAM heatsinks on the base.
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Get a Big Typhoon and lap the base, get a higher CFM fan, and put some RAM heatsinks on the base.

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Well, I would get the big typhoon. Someone (I cant remember) is doing a bad ass bt modding guide so I would get that.
    
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Ninja cools better
    
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[re: JacKz5o]

Do you literally mean, using AS5 say on the base of it of course to stick it on the cpu (e6300 I chose), while putting on extra ram heatsinks ONTO it? around it??? (confused). With AS5??? or what? (wouldn't that look uber messy?????)
    
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http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...acture=Sunbeam

NCIX has the tuniq tower in stock. mind you you'll have to order it online unless you live in vancouver
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w o w, O_O looks awesome, definately book marking. Is there an actual store in vancouver? or did I mis-read the reference, etc.
    
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