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Originally Posted by Gollie View Post
You pay a premium for the TRUE but it has fantastic construction and performance. Another downside is that the TRUE does NOT come with a flat base and thus must be lapped.

The upside is of coarse the best temps of any air cooler money can buy.
The best air money can buy is the IXF-14 with 2x140 fan's.If you got the room.Just like the True 120 Extreme fans arnt included and it cost around $80.




To me the performance/price leader is the Tuniq.For $40. you get a lot of cooler.All 3 of them are top cooler's.

It's in german but easy to understand.To bad no Tuniq but they compare the 14 with 1 and 2 fan's.


http://www.computerbase.de/artikel/h...mancevergleich
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post #22 of 48
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Bleh to that IXF-14 monstrosity. That's just TOO much. I don't want to have to deal with all that crap. I'm still new to this!
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Anyone have a picture of that backplate installed?
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Any review on temps with vs without? It keeps the underside of the chip cooler correct?

I have been wondering about this for a while. The CPU is like a hot rock. It has release head from all sides. It only makes sense that cooling the back side would yield better temps. Wonder why this has not been done before?
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i have read conflicting reports. I have read that it does not affect temps but I have alos read that it gets hotter under load, which means it is moving heat away. I think with a case like the cm690 where there would be a fan right above the backplate cooler, it would make a couple degrees difference.
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post #27 of 48
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Will that IXF-14 even fit on a 680i? It certainly doesn't look like it will fit on an EVGA 780i which has a really big and tall northbridge heatsink. I will be stepping up to the 780i pretty soon.
post #28 of 48
The additional backplate cooler that the IFX-14 uses barely got hot at all, even though there was little airflow passing over it.

http://www.xsreviews.co.uk/reviews/c...ight-ifx-14/4/

Pretty good deal to lap




http://www.xsreviews.co.uk/reviews/o...lapping-kit/4/
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post #30 of 48
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The additional backplate cooler that the IFX-14 uses barely got hot at all, even though there was little airflow passing over it.

http://www.xsreviews.co.uk/reviews/c...ight-ifx-14/4/

Pretty good deal to lap




http://www.xsreviews.co.uk/reviews/o...lapping-kit/4/
What were the clock speeds and voltages on the CPU?
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