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Hexus have done a big 25 CPU heatsink test.
http://www.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=8757
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Ha! the Thermaltake Big Typhoon VX came 1st.........didn't that have problems? Like falling apart in peoples cases.....
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Would of thought they would of had the gemini and the enzotech in the test too.
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That's funny, the Thermalright 120 was shown as being a better cooler than the Tuniq Tower 120 in Anandtech's site, and here? It certainly looks bad against the TT120.

Nonetheless, the TT120 is the best of them all regardless of all the "editors" reviews, it's been proven that for OC, the TT120 is chosen by several hardcore overclocking gurus, here an XS.
post #5 of 25
The Zalman 9700 crushed the V1? Maximum PC named the V1 their favorite cooler tested because it beat out the Zalman? I don't know about these results. The 9700 even beat out the Thermalright 120? Why is this site getting results far different from other sites?
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Without the Thermalright 120 Ultea Extreme in there its incomplete!
They left out the likely best HS on the market today!
    
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post #7 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Duke View Post
Without the Thermalright 120 Ultea Extreme in there its incomplete!
They left out the likely best HS on the market today!
According to this site, it probably wouldn't be the best considering how poorly the 120 performed.
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post #8 of 25
I didn't actually read all the text but what thermal paste did they use? If it was the included thermal paste won't the results be more like this? Whereas if everyone else used Arctic Silver or something similar then they would get better results.

And the time it took them to get the Tuniq on is a joke. My first attempt took around 5-6 mins, including taking the motherboard out.
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post #9 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by jbok View Post
According to this site, it probably wouldn't be the best considering how poorly the 120 performed.
Indeed, according to THIS site, many other sites show that the Thermalright 120 Ultra is much better. So I don;t know if you can thrust this site.
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post #10 of 25
Titan Amanda is awesome,2nd in load temps approved! (with 2x92mm 1500rpm ultra quiet fans!)i'm getting 2x92mm silverstone 81cfms soon,cant wait to see the difference in temps.
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