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Zalman 9500 AM2 vs. Big Typhoon???

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Which one will cool my 3600 x2 better?
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Big Typhoon is better, or if you like you can mod your 9500 with a Nexus fan
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The Big Typoon is better..
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How much better?
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Originally Posted by PR1M3R View Post
How much better?
Not that much actually (around 8C lesser the Zalman), in the other hand its very quite.

I take my word back , Stick with Zalman 9500
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BT is better by a long ways I beleive. Maybe 5c-7c, which can make or break a good OC.

My C2D at 3.5Ghz, which is roughly 110 watts if I remember correctly form extreme PSU calculator , loads at 52c with my Typhoon. My typhoon is also lapped, pictures in sig. Also, remember that a Typhoon blows towards the MB, keeping it cool. This airflow also cools: some NB, RAM, PWM's etc.

Also, its decently quiet as well....
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I have a Zalman 9500 with a possible straight across trade for a BT that is already lapped. What do you guys think?
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I have a Zalman 9500 with a possible straight across trade for a BT that is already lapped. What do you guys think?
Seems kinda fishy. But who cares, you win, by a long shot.


I'd do it.
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post #9 of 10
Get a thermalright Ultra 120, or a 120 Extreme, better all around(can pair with a quiet fan).
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The Zalman is not bad if you have good airflow in the case, but it is deff sub-par to the bt.
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