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What do you guys think of this? I'm not looking to get into Phase Change, but I would definitely get that cooler. Would it basically be better than any air cooling solution like I think?
    
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I believe that high-end aircooling like the Turniq or Thermalright Xtreme beat it. There are reviews of the unit. It just uses a heatpipe.
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And it wouldn't work on a quad, too much heat.
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I don't understand what you mean by it not working on a quad? I've heard that people overclock to 3.0GHz with stock cooling. I'm not looking for >4.0GHz or anything... just a nice cooling solution. From what I've read, it's on par with the best air cooling.

http://www.legitreviews.com/article/257/5/

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From my own experiences I'd have to put the Vapochill Micro Extreme Performance in the same class as the Thermalright XP-120 and XP-90C, in my opinion the best air cooled solutions available.
and it's much easier to install than something like the XP...
    
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that was an OLD review...the XP-90C and XP-120? lol

it will cool your quad but you should get a real nice cpu cooler...Freezer 7 Pro on a budget or TR-120, BT, TT, etc.
    
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I don't understand what you mean by it not working on a quad? I've heard that people overclock to 3.0GHz with stock cooling. I'm not looking for >4.0GHz or anything... just a nice cooling solution. From what I've read, it's on par with the best air cooling.

http://www.legitreviews.com/article/257/5/



and it's much easier to install than something like the XP...
XP-120 and XP-90 have already been beaten. So if it is in the same class as those, then it is worst than current top end.

Also, the maximum heat dispersion the unit is 150w. An OC quad-core needs 180-250w.
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Haha, I guess I haven't really looked into cooling since the XP-120. What do those abbreviations stand for? I wanna take a look at them.
    
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Originally Posted by Muhahahaha View Post
Haha, I guess I haven't really looked into cooling since the XP-120. What do those abbreviations stand for? I wanna take a look at them.
TR-120 = Thermalright Ultra 120
BT = Thermaltake Big Typhoon
TT = Sunbream Turniq Tower
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Cool, thanks.
    
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post #10 of 11
It was a good design idea and works great but the problem with the vapochill was the fact that it didnt have enough fins to adequatly disipate the heat. If it has the same kind of fin arrangement as say a TT120 then it would perform far better then it did.
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