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http://www.pcextreme.com/catalog/sku/cpu-tri-38.html

its in stock, and it looks pretty bad ass - like a TRU120 just...more

Is it worth buying?
    
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post #2 of 14
I would go with an Tuniq or an Ultra-120 Extreme.

Edit: Check this out...

http://www.tomshardware.com/2008/02/...008/index.html
    
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post #3 of 14
I would go with the ifx-14 just for the sheer awesomeness.

I believe it cools better than the TRUE because of its size.
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post #4 of 14
If you have the $ to spare, I'd get the TR IFX-14.
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post #5 of 14
The IFX-14 is a great cooler, and is known to beat the TRUE when equipped with some decent fans. Case cooling is paramount with any CPU cooler to work as efficiently as it can.

I was going to get one myself, but due to it's sheer size (like the TRUE) it would interfere with my side panel fans.
 
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post #6 of 14
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yeah this thing looks crazy big and the review of is so to the point "this monster has impressive cooling and is very quiet"

I think i might shell out for it
    
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just make sure you take lots o pics for us!
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post #8 of 14
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well the main thing i worry about is mounting..its so heavy, will it mount in a way it keeps clean contact? lol
    
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by clean contact do you just mean good solid contact? I haven't personally seen/used one so I can't speak from experience but I guess I'd just be sure to tighten things down really snug to keep it as solidly placed on the CPU as possible.
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by clean contact do you just mean good solid contact? I haven't personally seen/used one so I can't speak from experience but I guess I'd just be sure to tighten things down really snug to keep it as solidly placed on the CPU as possible.
Yeah I was referring to solid contact to keep all cores cool as possible. I will probably make a brace for it
    
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