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post #11 of 19
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Originally Posted by calvin924597 View Post
I'm doing water this summer when I start my job.

It doesn't really have to be all that big, just have a good design.
Seriously, have you tried a different fan in it? The fan is the only part that makes noise, so try a different one.
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post #12 of 19
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I am really getting sick of my TT...

Would the Zalman cool much worse than what I have now?
Just installed a Zalmann CNPS Nvidia edition.

Lets put it this way.

TT120 BIOS Idle: 35c

Zalman BIOS Idle: 24c

Ultra-X Windows Idle: 20c

Yes the TT had its AS5 applied correctly. It's just a ****ty cooler unless lapped. Even then I don't like it.

You make the call.
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post #13 of 19
Titan Amanda is quiet 2x92mm 1500rpm fans,its also not big but.. umm.. wait its huge
post #14 of 19
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Yeah. The Tuniq owns the 9700. This will help you out Have a read!: http://www.hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1129174

If you're really getting bored. Go for the Thermalright Ultra-120 Extreme. They own both.
From the reviews I have read and my own personal experience, you can't go wrong with th 120 extreme.

Nick

EDIT: I just saw post about TT being to big and loud.
The 120 extreme is big also! Maybe you just need a different fan for your current setup? What difference does a degree or two make really? Just my opinion...
     
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post #15 of 19
I have both the Tuniq and the Zalman 9700. They rival each other in performance. Obviously the Zalman depends on excellent airflow in the case, but that I do have

The difference between the coolers is barely noticable.

I am running a week 46G E6600 under the Zalman now, with speedfan having the fans turned down to 40%. Folding 24/7 at 55C
    
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chozart, what kind fo overclock did you get on the X3210?
    
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post #17 of 19
I might buy it if you're willing to sell the tuniq.
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post #18 of 19
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chozart, what kind fo overclock did you get on the X3210?
Not that good... it's a poor clocker alas (2.9Ghz)
    
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post #19 of 19
Did somebody say noisy?

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It's a 9500 with an insecurity complex.



The 9700's came out about three months after I did that mod; personally and regarding the topic of this thread ... I'd stick with the Tuniq.

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