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Cubic feet per minute.

Basically, how much air it moves. The more the better. But more also generally means noisier.
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I just installed a BT wit the normal hardware and I've got to say that is was poorly designed. It's a pain in the butt not because you have to remove your mobo, but because the little nuts are almost impossible to tighten.
    
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Originally Posted by Snerp View Post
I just installed a BT wit the normal hardware and I've got to say that is was poorly designed. It's a pain in the butt not because you have to remove your mobo, but because the little nuts are almost impossible to tighten.
Oh I know exactly what you mean. I almost didn't buy my new CPU cause I didn't want to have to take off the heatsink again. There's almost no room in my case to get a tool in there to tighten them.

Back to the OP... I've heard that the clip on the VX isn't very stable. You can always buy a new fan for the original BT.
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Oh I know exactly what you mean. I almost didn't buy my new CPU cause I didn't want to have to take off the heatsink again. There's almost no room in my case to get a tool in there to tighten them.

Back to the OP... I've heard that the clip on the VX isn't very stable. You can always buy a new fan for the original BT.

somebody here got a problem with the VX. the clip broke ad the Vx fell on his GPU.

i don't know if it's still working
    
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no, his gpu was dead

so if you guys all say normal BT
then my question is:
BT or arctic freezer 64 pro?

(I don't care about price)
and I can't get tuniq
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If you get a BT, don't do the copper ramsink mod to it. I had one fall off my BT onto my GPU and now it freezes up from time to time . It'll work for a few hours, but i really don't want to have to buy a new GPU quite yet.

Just an FYI
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Originally Posted by killerfromsky View Post
no, his gpu was dead

so if you guys all say normal BT
then my question is:
BT or arctic freezer 64 pro?

(I don't care about price)
and I can't get tuniq
You should take a look at the Scythe MINE/Ninja/Infinity. All are solid, easy to install and cool very well.
    
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Originally Posted by Snerp View Post
You should take a look at the Scythe MINE/Ninja/Infinity. All are solid, easy to install and cool very well.
wich scythe is best?
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Oh I know exactly what you mean. I almost didn't buy my new CPU cause I didn't want to have to take off the heatsink again. There's almost no room in my case to get a tool in there to tighten them.

Back to the OP... I've heard that the clip on the VX isn't very stable. You can always buy a new fan for the original BT.
Haven't you guys thought of installing the BT on the mobo PRIOR to installing it in the case ? Just a tip.
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wait, look at this before you look at those coolers.
http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/coo...scythe_10.html
In my opinion the Scythe are not worth the size and the money. The Thermaltake Big Typhoon is way better than them anywase
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