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Got my IFX-14 in earlier today and have been playing pretty much all day, and would like to share some pics and results

I only have pics now, wanna get at least a full set of data before I throw it up in a graph :

So here's some pics:

The boxes


First opening:


The HSFs :


Take them out, take them out of the plastic bags, and this is what you get (not what I wanted to see....):


Well, it was easy to straighten out:

(wasn't perfect, but a 38mm fan fits well and fairly snuggly inside, which is satisfactory)

Fin comparison, IFX vs. Ultra-120 eX vs. backside cooler:


The backside cooler (notice the clear plastic strip for electrical insulation ):


What's included with the Ultra-120 eX:


What's included with the IFX-14:


Next post will have results
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...00#post2330500

The initial result compare to Ultra extreme, not good IMO Page 15 is where the test http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...136626&page=15
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even with different fan loadouts the Ultra extreme still edges it out by a bit

well i'm a tad disappointed. rep for linking us the review tho, didn't even realize they'd started selling yet

edit------------
looking at the fan combinations...
they even strapped on a 220 cfm Delta to the Ultra, not to the IFX tho i guess the sheer size of it's kinda restrictive
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Really dissapointed

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This makes me sad.
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this is making all of us sad I think..
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Wow, I'm glad I didn't wait to buy that.
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uh-ohh...Ummm Coggy? Cancel that IFX order.
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post #10 of 23
lol its already shipped form your good 'ol usa!

Oh well, it only has to last a month.


Interesting article though and I look forward to doing a comparison with my Zalman 9700.

Dont those Delta fans push 220+ CFM?

Vapors appears to have been bent then straightened, like he mentioned, possibly affecting the results?

I wouldnt write it off until another test has been run with an undamaged unit.
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