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Now that they are available, does anyone here have one yet? What kind of results are you getting?
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I don't think anybody here has one but from reviews on other sites the IFX-14 isn't that good..

http://forum.abit-usa.com/showthread.php?t=126195
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that's, i think, because 6 6mm heatpipes have more surface area than 4 8mm heatpipes, even though 4 8mm heatpipes have more volume, and a higher capacity. also, it wouldve done better in a GeminII-ish dual fan design.
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That's the only review I've seen and I don't really trust it. I don't even really know why.

I actually do have one. Sitting in a box at my house. My board is at EVGA right now being RMA-ed so whenever I get it back (hopefully by the end of the week, there will be a review on this site by me )
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that's, i think, because 6 6mm heatpipes have more surface area than 4 8mm heatpipes, even though 4 8mm heatpipes have more volume, and a higher capacity. also, it wouldve done better in a GeminII-ish dual fan design.
That might be true...although to be completely fair I would like to compare the length of the heat pipes from the eXtreme to the IFX-14. That would give us a true surface area to calculate.

I did a heat transfer project this past semester with my Noctua and passive cooling. I would have to look up the exact numbers but as a rule of thumb, the heat pipes do about 10% of the actual heat dissipation, the rest is up to the fins.
Of course, this all gets messed up when you throw a fan on it.
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Looks like Cognoscenti has one, just need her to post some data on it

http://www.overclock.net/intel-air-c...r-arrived.html
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How random that you were posting this while I was creating my thread! lol
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Cog should try this
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