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Thermalright Ultra-120 vs Extreme

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probably like most people here, i am planning on buying a q6600 right when the intel price drops hit. now ive been looking at the ultra120 and the ultra120 extreme, is it worth the extra money to buy the extreme version? i am gonna aim to hit atleast 3ghz when i get this cpu, and which ever i plan on buying i plan on partnering it with a SILVERSTONE FM121. so in your opinion is it worth it to get the extreme?

i have not been able to find any real reviews/comparisons between the 2.
sorry if theres already been a thread on this.
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http://www.anandtech.com/casecooling...spx?i=2943&p=4

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SInce you are getting a Q6600 and want to OC over 3 Ghz, I suggest you get the extreme. You won't regret it.
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Ditto what desperado said... I love my Ultra-120 Ex. Prepare yourself to mentally so that when you get the hardware you'll just lap both the HS and CPU by the way; I shaved 7 °C off my coolest core and over 10 °C off my warmest core by doing it.
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