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Both are awesome and very capable. However, the Thermalright is slightly better.
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Thanks everyone!!! With the Ultra 120 extrem I have heard of people sanding them down, etc. For those of you with it; was it needed or were yours fine straight out of the box?

Seems that I cannot go wrong either way; I appreciate all the feedback.

Ambient = around 30 Degrees Celsius give or take some in the room above the garage, hehe.
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its not that its needed...it can drop temps by a few C...thats why people do it. The only thing that really needs to be sanded flat is typically the CPU.
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wanna see Orthos x 2 after an hour on your CPU. =DDD
For sure..soon as I can get in 'bat-cave' I whip out some pics.
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For sure..soon as I can get in 'bat-cave' I whip out some pics.
Make sure it's Orthos x 2 with each one set to core 1,2 and 3,4.

Then show me Stability + Temps. =DDDD If your temps are lower than mines at 100 percent load, I'll get whatever cooler you have.
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Make sure it's Orthos x 2 with each one set to core 1,2 and 3,4.

Then show me Stability + Temps. =DDDD If your temps are lower than mines at 100 percent load, I'll get whatever cooler you have.
Sounds like a 'cool-off' at high-noon deal
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If you're absolutely serious about not exceeding 3 Ghz, you don't really need to spend upwards of $50 for cooling. A Zalman or an Arctic Cooling cooler will work nicely to keep you below 65C.BTW, I have a TT.
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If you're absolutely serious about not exceeding 3 Ghz, you don't really need to spend upwards of $50 for cooling. A Zalman or an Arctic Cooling cooler will work nicely to keep you below 65C.BTW, I have a TT.
Ehh... I don't think so. This is a Quad Core we're talking about. Those who own one will tell you that high-end air at the least. A Tuniq or ultra120 are defintely prime options for a Quad Core @ 3.0Ghz.

Seat it right and his load temps should be stellar.

Mhill has a Zalman and he's in the mid 60c's.
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If you're absolutely serious about not exceeding 3 Ghz, you don't really need to spend upwards of $50 for cooling. A Zalman or an Arctic Cooling cooler will work nicely to keep you below 65C.BTW, I have a TT.
That's just it, who can set a limit and stick to it
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That's just it, who can set a limit and stick to it
Well, there's no teacher like experience.....
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