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http://anandtech.com/casecooling/showdoc.aspx?i=3005

Not bad, but it seems the Tuniq Tower and Ultra Extreme 120 still performs better.
    
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Lap the BT and then see who's king.


Although I've heard the Ultra 120 and Extremes are very concave, so they might get a ton better with some lapping, too.
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Lap the BT and then see who's king.


Although I've heard the Ultra 120 and Extremes are very concave, so they might get a ton better with some lapping, too.
Then lap the Tuniq Tower, as well, and it will beat a lapped BT.

What is the difference between the VX and the regular version? I see nothing obvious.
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Then lap the Tuniq Tower, as well, and it will beat a lapped BT.

What is the difference between the VX and the regular version? I see nothing obvious.
It has a new mounting mechanism that is a lot easier to install than the regular. Plus it has a new fan that moves more air and has a built in speed controller.
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Why don't they put a bigger fan on the BT? They put a 86 cfm fan on the VX right? I got one of the original ones and put a 110 cfm Silverstone fan on mine. Works well and looks better than the Thermaltake fan.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811999344
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It has a new mounting mechanism that is a lot easier to install than the regular. Plus it has a new fan that moves more air and has a built in speed controller.
The downside of the new BT is that:
1) It sucks for naked CPU's (IHS-less CPU's)
2) The mounting mechanism sucks.

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Why don't they put a bigger fan on the BT? They put a 86 cfm fan on the VX right? I got one of the original ones and put a 110 cfm Silverstone fan on mine. Works well and looks better than the Thermaltake fan.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811999344
Because the BT were originally intended to be the best performance:noise cooler available. It still is one of the best, after being on the market for I don't know how long.
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which fan does thermalright 120 extreme go with in that test?
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I don't understand why the ultra is better, mine looks small compared to the BT, but maybe I got used to it.
    
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