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Hey, has anybody heard any news regarding the Thermalright IFX-14. I am considering purchasing one because of it's cool design, great review, and the included HR-10. I will also be purchasing Mosfet coolers and Bridge coolers. I'm looking at:

-Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound
-Thermalright HR-09U Mosfet Cooler
-Thermalright HR-09S Mosfet Cooler
-Thermalright HR-05 Northbridge Cooler
-Thermalright FX14 + HR-10 CPU Cooler
-Thermalright HR-05 SLi Southbridge Cooler

I will be using Arctic Silver 5 on all of these products and I will be not be overclock; I am looking for low temperatures and stability. The main product I am focusing on is the amazing CPU Cooler.

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Originally Posted by HardwareOCP
The Bottom Line

Thermalright has long been one of our most appreciated air cooled thermal solution builders. They seem to have once again supplied us with a superior product. Due to the nature of this product not being a true retail sample, we will not run it through the normal gamut of testing. When we receive a retail sample of the product we will of course compare it to some of the newer upper end CPU air coolers on the market. If the IFX-14 tested here today is representative of retail parts hopefully for sale soon in the U.S., this Thermalright cooler will surely be on our short list.


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I don't get what the back thing does... Would that even affect your core temps?
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Probably not. It's more or less apart of the "Wow" factor.

OT: Nope, I'll try to find something for you though.

EDIT: Found something from [H].

http://enthusiast.hardocp.com/articl...50aHVzaWFzdA==
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Just cools the back of the mobo... probably a half C drop in temp for the CPU core :\\
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It is connected to the mounting bracket (judging by the pictures) and helps drop your core temperature because it draws away some of the heat (heatpipes carry heat to fins, dissipating heat).

So, should I get the Thermalright CPU, Mosfet, and Chipset Coolers?

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I would just snag the Ultra 120 Extreme and the HR-05 and forget about the mosfet coolers. They aren't TRULY needed.
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But... The Asus Mosfet coolers suck.

I don't care about money, I'm talking about performance, and mainly I want to focus on the IFX-14. I'm thinking of mounting two silent fans on it, as well, because that will help cool the Northbridge 'Sink, aswell.

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Is this CPU cooler rated better than the Ultra 120?Where are the reviews?
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Ninja, I would just get the Ultra-120 Extreme and mount a silent fan on it. No need for this thing. Just my opinion, but it is a fact that you could get better performance for less...i know you don't care about $ but better performance...
    
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Audi:

Review 1: HardOCP
Reivew 2: OverclockersClub

So, you guys are thinking it's overkill and a waste? What about getting a Tuniq Tower 120 or Enzotech Ultra-X?

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