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Ordered Tuniq Tower 120 + Evercool VC-RE!

post #1 of 11
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Well, I did it.

I finally ordered my Tuniq Tower 120, along with an Evercool VC-RE cooler for my northbridge.

I'll update this thread when they arrive with some pictures taken on my crappy camera phone, and some temp comparisons

They should both be here on Friday hopefully.

Cost me £47.61 in total. Not too bad. The Tuniq was only £27, but shipping bumped that up to £36!!
    
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post the pics up when u get it.. i just bought my tuniq today too i think from the same post u did.. you thinking about switching out the fan in the tuniq?
 
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post #3 of 11
Just a tip with the Evercool - watch the mounting, check and double check that the pins are through the board properly and that it isn't loose, otherwise a pin could spring out and your chipset will overheat

Where did you buy it from?
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post the pics up when u get it.. i just bought my tuniq today too i think from the same post u did.. you thinking about switching out the fan in the tuniq?
Where could you find it in stock in the USA?
    
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post #6 of 11
I have tried replacing the stock tuniq fan with a FM121, but I really didnt notice any difference in temps. The stock fan is plenty good.

My tuniq with a stock fan keeps my E6600 at 3.2ghz at 1.3375 vcore at 32*C Idle and 43*C Load.
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post #7 of 11
Have you lapped it, mawsoccer? Also, are you using AS5 or the included thermal paste?
    
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post #8 of 11
ive done the same fm121 mod and im in the proccess of building my sig rig so ill let you know my temps when its finished
    
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post #9 of 11
Nope, I didn't get a chance to lap it yet.

I do use AS5 though.

Now, the vcore is really what dictates the temps. The lower the vcore, the lower the temps. Thankfully, my E6600 runs 3.2 ghz at almost stock voltage.
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post #10 of 11
Ya, my 3200+ runs up to 2.5 GHz (stock 2.0) on stock voltages, but I can't get a stable 2.6 even if I crank it to like 1.475

But 2.5 is fast enough for me
    
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