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Xigmatek HDT-S1283

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Really impressed with this thing. First off it's huge, I can't even close my case with it installed, but I'm not complaining with 25c idle and 35c load temps. This is running 2.86ghz @ 1.4v. The fan is whisper quiet, and now all you can hear is my 8800GT. All this for $26.99 at newegg.

The only downside is the AM2 mounting system is wrong on my motherboard, so the fan is facing down toward the video card, instead of to the front or back of the case. This works out though since the out air passes through the heatsink and is sucked out by the PSU fan and the 120mm exhaust. I'll get some pics when I get home.

Highly Recommended.
post #2 of 7
call them up or email them, they will give you a free bolt-on kit =D
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I think it's my motherboard which is the culprit. The AM2 locking tabs are north and south instead of east and west.
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there is now a mail in form required for the bolt on kit, you have to add the reciept and the upc from the box
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Yea I did some research on the Xigmatek HDT-S1283. From what i'v read its very good.
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Its lower on a Q6600...but better with the second fan...
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I've actually got the 92mm version of this and I'm equally surprised at how well it performs.
 
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