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Tuniq or 120 Xtreme?

post #1 of 16
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Hey guys,
My zalman crapped out on me somehow during my move from 939 to 775 and i've been using the stock heatsink (idling at 33ish and load at 53c). My question is which of the coolers to go with, the extreme will cost me around 80 with fan +shipping while the tuniq will run me $60 with shipping. My goal is to OC to 3ish and then eventually get up to 3.6, I also want something that is going to be easy to install and not bend my motherboard in half : : ). What do you guys think?
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post #2 of 16
120 Xtreem hands down.
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post #3 of 16
120 Extreme no questions asked
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post #4 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by pbasil1 View Post
120 Xtreem hands down.
Not really as obvious as you think. My tuniq beats the 120 Extreme's since it's lapped. My answer is: if you want easy get the ultra, if you'll lap it, get the tuniq.
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post #5 of 16
I give my vote to Tuniq
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post #6 of 16
The great cooler war.

If I were recommending one based off of reviews, it'd be the 120 Extreme over the Tuniq.

If you were gutsy and wanted to see how other companies perform, I'd recommend the Enzotech Ultra-X.
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post #7 of 16
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i've heard the 120 xtreem can be quite a hassle to install, i have a thermaltake Tsunami Dream midtower and will be using an NB cooler. Also, will weight be an issue? I'm eding towards the 120 extreme, but don't want to run into complications later on.
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post #8 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by bigvaL View Post
Not really as obvious as you think. My tuniq beats the 120 Extreme's since it's lapped. My answer is: if you want easy get the ultra, if you'll lap it, get the tuniq.
Ditto.
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post #9 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by bigvaL View Post
Not really as obvious as you think. My tuniq beats the 120 Extreme's since it's lapped. My answer is: if you want easy get the ultra, if you'll lap it, get the tuniq.
Get the Xtreme, and lap it.
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post #10 of 16
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aright i got the extreme. And this lapping kit. How difficult is the lapping process (what can I screw up?). Do you guys have any tips for installation/lapping?
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