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I'm looking to replace the CNPS9500 i have since it isn't fitting my needs anymore. I'm looking at a Scythe Infinity which I hear is a really good cooler. Any suggestions?
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A CNPS9700 or a Tuniq Tower if you like the air to blow out of your case. If you want the air blown down a BT would be great, make sure to lap it
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I was looking at the Tuniq but its just so expensive for me at the moment! I might mod a higher CFM fan on a Infinity and call it a day.
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The infinity doesnt cost much less then a Tuniq Tower... And the best fan for a Infinity would be a Silverstone FM121.

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I'm actually going to the the infinity used for like 20 bucks so its cheaper than a Tuniq at that point. Do you think I could fasten another fan on the infinity though? one for intake and another for outake?
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I'm actually going to the the infinity used for like 20 bucks so its cheaper than a Tuniq at that point. Do you think I could fasten another fan on the infinity though? one for intake and another for outake?
stay away from the 9700 ... it's pretty like the 9500 but only tests a couple of degrees better ...

BTW ... here's a review i did comparing a zalman 9500 and a scythe infinity ... both using a silverstone fm121:

Infinity vs. Modified Zalman9500

i used the modified zalman for months before getting the infinity and once i strapped a big fat 110CFM fan on it ... it was pretty good ... but the infinity, properly lapped and mounted totally smoked it; 7 degrees better than the modified zalman.

the intel mounting system for the infinity sucks arse and so i had to do a fairly popular modification to get the proper mounting pressure ... don't know about the AMD platform's mounting ...

post some results when you get it installed ...
    
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For the fact the infinity sits weirdly on 939, I decided I won't get it. I just might end up saving myself all this trouble and get a tuniq tower 120. One last question though, Tuniq Tower 120 or Big Typhoon. I plan to put like some massive leaf blower fan in both of them just because I want the cooling. Any ideas?
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Oh and I forgot to mention I'm also looking at the Thermalright Ultra-120 CPU cooler too. Thanks for the input!
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Oh and I forgot to mention I'm also looking at the Thermalright Ultra-120 CPU cooler too. Thanks for the input!
ultra 120 cause it's way prettier than the tuniq and is comparable in performance ...
    
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lol. Style is nice but I wasn't really considering it. I'd actually love to see some proof of that claim though.
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