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post #11 of 23
Thought as much...

They also have the Dark Rock Pro 2 performing the same as the PH-TC14PE. Don't get me wrong the DRP2 is a great, quiet cooler but not that good...
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Not a huge fan of the looks and there are definitely better performing air coolers out there.
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post #13 of 23
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Not a huge fan of the looks and there are definitely better performing air coolers out there.
Not a fan of the looks? You are the first one I have heard to say that about BeQuiet coolers. Who can say no to that sexy black finish.

TPU's temperature measurements seem to be all over the place.
post #14 of 23
Could it be that at a low o/c such as 4.2 @ 1.2v there's not that much of a thermal load so the bigger/better heatsinks don't pull away so much?

I quite like the look personally but this review isn't the best.
post #15 of 23
Also, there's a difference of 3 Celsius between the Dark Rock 3 and the NH-U12S. That just can't be right. The NH-U12S is a tiny single tower cooler that is meant for light overclocking.
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Holy poopenhiemer I never thought that air cooling could look that sexy drool.gif
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Also, there's a difference of 3 Celsius between the Dark Rock 3 and the NH-U12S. That just can't be right. The NH-U12S is a tiny single tower cooler that is meant for light overclocking.

The DR3 isn't that different. from the NH-U12S. It's also meant to be silent. The DRP3 is another matter, more like a SilverArrow..
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post #18 of 23
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Not a huge fan of the looks and there are definitely better performing air coolers out there.

what looks? it is as plain as can be.
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what looks? it is as plain as can be.

I think the majority of the people think that if something is black, it is automatically sexy.
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I think the majority of the people think that if something is black, it is automatically sexy.

maybe so but, 1 thing to consider is black themes well, as in it goes will any theme utilizing black like black blue or black and red. a good theme can do wonders for a machines look's.

http://www.million-dollar-pc.com/
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