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On the wire retainers, I added a little tweak to the "v" area that contacts the fan, by adding an additional slight bend twards the "V" on the side that goes to the HS I found it fits better by reaching deeper into the fan's screw holes.
About a 1/8'' or 3mm from the "v" bend at about 15 degrees does wonders and is much more secure!
The Duke, could you be bothered to post a picture of this mod? I'm most curious...

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woot

nice

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hey since u said u had only 2mm to spare did u have ne trouble sliding the mobo tray in? cuz im getting one too
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I was thinking about getting this for my Tuniq Tower as well but:

Silverstone FM121: Noise Level: 17dBA at 800rpm, 39.5dBA at 2400rpm

39.5 @100! wow...

"What honey? I cant hear you! I am on the computer right now!"
Try 53dB @ 3700rpms with my 152cfm Delta fan. Even with headphones that cover your ears you can still hear it unless whatever you are listening to is decently loud.

I am thinking about forking out the money for this cooler. This BT is decent, but i would like something better. The stock BT fan and my 152cfm fan do about the same temp wise. The Delta fan might be 2 degrees cooler on full blast... maybe. Same thing with my Opteron, the big ole fan didnt really do anything but be loud.
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Put it all together and it works perfectly.

Tests to follow
I hope you realize that you have the fan sucking, not blowing. Noticed in the attachment.
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nice temps.

my system is clocked at 3ghz. with the intel cooler i get up into the high 50s running orthos. i cant wait to get a new cooler- im going to push it up to 3.5ghz.
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nice temps.

my system is clocked at 3ghz. with the intel cooler i get up into the high 50s running orthos. i cant wait to get a new cooler- im going to push it up to 3.5ghz.
The Extreme is an excellent cooler, a pic of what is does for me.

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