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Poll Results: What is the best heatsink out of these?

 
  • 21% (11)
    TT Big Typhoon
  • 17% (9)
    Enzotech Ultra-X
  • 48% (25)
    Tuniq Tower
  • 7% (4)
    GeminII
  • 5% (3)
    TT V1
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post #1 of 66
Thread Starter 
I am done with water cooling. Today my radiator leaked all over my raid, and I'm not too happy.

I want to get rid of it all and just go with good old air but i do not know what is good.

What do you think is the best HSF on the market right now? aaand what kind of temps do you get on it?

Price doesnt matter.

Thanks!

EDIT:

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post #2 of 66
ultra-120 extreme
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Originally Posted by ern2428 View Post
ultra-120 extreme
qft. i don't think it's even disputed at this point.
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post #4 of 66
Thread Starter 
i dont think that HSF works with my mobo. thanks though!!
post #5 of 66
with the 680i??? sure it would work
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post #6 of 66
what kind of case do you have? some of the bigger HSFs don't fit in everything.
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post #7 of 66
Thread Starter 
I have a thermaltake armor

From Thermalright's website
Quote:

The Ultra-120 together with its backplate can be installed on motherboard such as the ASUS Striker Extreme (680i) Edition without a problem but for other EVGA motherboards, Ultra-120 will not be able to be installed due to the micro SMD on the backside of the board and underneath the CPU socket. The backplate for the Ultra-120, if installed, will be pressed against those micro SMD, risking damage and/or causing a short circuit. We will be developing a solution soon to solve that problem.
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post #8 of 66
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I have a thermaltake armor

From Thermalright's website


:/
Does the Ultra-120 Extreme say the same thing?
post #9 of 66
Thread Starter 
i went to the ultra 120 extreme website and hit FAQ and it took me to a page with that on it.
post #10 of 66
that sounds weird. i put an Asus Silent Square on a friend's EVGA 680i board. this HSF also has a backplate, but it's insulated. if the Ultra's backplate bare metal?
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