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So yesterday i was thinking about aftermarket cooling and i got some great help from some Overclock.net members. I decided i liked the Zalman 9700 All copper Heat sink. Many people told me to look at the Scythe Ninja, Thermalright si-120, and the Zalman's. I looked around and found this chard with a decent review. The processor that they used was an overclocked Pentium XE 840 at 3.2 ghz at full load.
I am still trying to see tuniq tower and maybe a comparison with the TT BT.
Page 3 has the chart
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Nice find, im ordering one as another christmas parents from the parents!
     
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http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/coo...an-scythe.html

Here, zalman, scythe infinity, scythe ninja, thermaltake typhoon as well
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Thanks rob!
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Hmm that 2nd review is a great comparison... although it bumps the zalman down a few notchs.... interesting... it doesnt shine until you have the fan at almost maximum speeds...
     
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post #6 of 16
A lot of people like their Zalman 9700, and it works better than the Freezer 64 Pro, but it also cost more... It comes with a lapped mirror-shine finish from what Cwell1337 told me, and it lowered his temps some\\a lot...

I'd reccommend TT BT, Zalman 9700, Tuniq, and AC 7 PRO (supposably Intel equal of the 64PRO and I love my 64 Pro )
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post #7 of 16
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Yeah, that review does put TT BT on top...But then again it also has to do with airflow in the case, blah blah blah. I have alot of thinking to do!
EDIT: Oh and if you go to 3dgammerman.com or whatever the site is, the high speed on the 9700 is still almost silent. Its not loud what so ever.
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post #8 of 16
I answered your pm with my response, all the coolers mentioned here work well...the "flow through" in the case is what makes any cooler work well so actually it is gonna come down to your personal preference and what you want to see through that side window on your lian li...
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yeah i have a lian li with 3 120's on its way with the potential for more... I think i should be ok!
     
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post #10 of 16
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I think both the TT BT and the Zalman 7900 will do wonders for me. I think this is just gonna come down to when i make my purchase. Ill have to decide between the two.
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