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it says your case is 20.5 cm wide and the tuniq is only 15.3 cm tall, so even with the motherboard and mounting hardware, it should fit. So i would go for the tuniq, if you can find it. But, it looks as though the tuniq would fit. One thing you have to think about is the weight of the heatsink, both the 9700 and the tuniq weigh over 700 grams (754 for zalman and 798 w/o fan). That puts a lot of stress on your mobo, so if you are going to carry this pc to lan parties, you have to be careful.
I'm not going to be taking my rig to lan parties or anything like that, I'm just going to replace my current AMD A64 X2 rig with a Intel C2D Rig. But I will place games that demand a lot of CPU/GPU power so I need my CPU to stay cool throughout. Anyway, thanks for all your help. But it looks like I need to wait until I get my P180 to get the Tuniq Tower since it won't fit in my Asus Vento. Not a problem, I can live with stock cooling... for a little while.
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LOL The bt is quieter than all! 16-24db.
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post #14 of 24
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Tuniq tower, TT BT, and the scythe infinity are the proven 3 best out. All about the same. While i souly belive a modded BT will win overall. I personally thing the tuniq tower design is horrible, and could be improved greatly.
So you are saying I should swap the fan out on the TT Big Typhoon VX and it would provide better cooling? If this is true, what fan are you talking about?

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post #15 of 24
actually, I think he's referring to the HS mod, involving adding Thermaltake copper GPU RAM heatsinks to the BT to add to the thermal dissipation. Check out the FAQ section to see what this is.
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post #16 of 24
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If I get a ThermalTake Big Typhoon VX and put a SilenX iXtrema 120mm 18dBa 90CFM fan could I adjust the speed by using a fan controller?
SilenX Fan:
http://www.silenx.com/ixtremaprofans.asp?sku=ixp-76-18

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post #17 of 24
Give the Theralright SI-128 a shot.
I just picked one up for my Conroe . I am waiting for my new Video card to arrive ,then I will post some numbers!
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post #18 of 24
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If I get a ThermalTake Big Typhoon VX and put a SilenX iXtrema 120mm 18dBa 90CFM fan could I adjust the speed by using a fan controller?
SilenX Fan:
http://www.silenx.com/ixtremaprofans.asp?sku=ixp-76-18

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I think you could. isn't it "integrated" on the cooler itself? I'd try a tuniq tower though. Those things look awesome.
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post #19 of 24
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I was talking about controlling it by the fan controller that's in a 5.25" or 3.5" bay drive. And, I was thinking, I'm not going to get the "VX" if I'm going to do that. So I'm probably going to get a TT Big Typhoon + SilenX iXtrema Fan, less noise and better cooling than a Tuniq Tower.
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Tuniq Tower, and crap, that ASUS silent knight is UUUGLY
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