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Is the reason why the big typhoon a good cooler the fact that it blows air directly on top of the copper that sit on the cpu IHS? My current cooler is like the AC Freezer 7 which blows air across the heatpipes instead of on top of the copper plate above the cpu.
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well, I've got Big typhoon and all i can say is that it is a great cooler no matter where its blowing air, if you want one get one it is a great but and i saw it in the thermaltake store for $10 refurbished.
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i tried but its out =( ... would u sell me yours for $10 shipped? heh
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Is the reason why the big typhoon a good cooler the fact that it blows air directly on top of the copper that sit on the cpu IHS? My current cooler is like the AC Freezer 7 which blows air across the heatpipes instead of on top of the copper plate above the cpu.
short answer yes

with more modding , the ideal setup for a big typhoon is a triple fan. one 120mm blowing in on top blowing air on fins and heatpipes into the copper plate, an exhaust on each side to remove hot air accumulating between the fins and plate
    
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short answer yes

with more modding , the ideal setup for a big typhoon is a triple fan. one 120mm blowing in on top blowing air on fins and heatpipes into the copper plate, an exhaust on each side to remove hot air accumulating between the fins and plate
i see. if thats the case i have an experiment which i'll post pics after im done =)
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or you could just do with 1 fan what im going to do with 2 on a GeminII.

make a blowhole in sidepanel, and mount the fan outside, preferrably. then duct it unto the BT.
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