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Hexus.net has posted a very interesting review of no less than 27 coolers ranging from the hugely popular Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 PRO to the most expensive Noctua U12F.

The winner was declared, with the narrowest of margins, the Thermaltake BigTyphoon VX. However, here's what they had to say about it:

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Possibly the underdog in most people's eyes, especially as some hardware sites refuse to test Thermaltake products. It sticks two fingers in the air at those who underestimate its capabilities. The Big Typ VX takes the first-place crown for overall thermal performance.
I've noticed anandtech and many others simply avoid the Termaltakes. I have the VX and a Sempron 24/7 @2.8GHz, so it must be a good cooler, yet it is so rarely reviewed. You should take it into account on your next purchase IMO.

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In terms of bangs-per-buck, the Thermaltake Big Typ VX, in our view, delivers the most right now. It's got the lot – great cooling performance; simple and speedy installation; and a price that's more than a few pennies under £30. Indeed, it's so good – and such good value - that it comes away with a trio of awards.

In this LGA 775 cooler round-up, the Thermaltake Big Typ VX grabs our eXtreme Editors Choice award, an eXtreme Recommended award and also an eXtreme Value award.

If you care about keeping your CPU cool – and you absolutely should – then the Big Typ VX is what you'll choose for your Core2Duo.

The Big Typ VX is also able to spread its goodness around, being compatible with three other types of CPU socket - 754, 939 and AM2.
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Nice, the Mine did very well.
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Temperatures for the Zalman 9700 are consistent with what I have seen so far with my system. And I have a Quad core with 2 cores folding, 2 idle at time of observations.
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Slowputer, why don't you smp with all cores?
    
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im pretty sure you cant use more than 3 or somethign
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im pretty sure you cant use more than 3 or somethign
You can
    
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Haven't we already had this?
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Slowputer, why don't you smp with all cores?
I tried SMP with my AMD x2 and there were more hassles than not. So for now I am staying away from SMP... maybe until I put 2 GB more of memory.
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Is this old? I don't see the Enzotech on that list.
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Quote:
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Is this old? I don't see the Enzotech on that list.
It has been published yesterday.

Here's the enzotech
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