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post #11 of 20
Lots of people have one as it used to be the best air cooler not long ago, and was for a while. Now, the TR Ultra Extreme is the best (which is why a lot of people have the standard and extreme), but the improvement is small, so not worth Tuniq owners to upgrade.
post #12 of 20
Everything.

Except trying to get it on your mobo (Damn screws wouldn't go in with those powerful springs.), and the fan controller doesn't fit in the PCI slot, things.
post #13 of 20
I tried the fan controller for a while but figure I don't need it as the fan sat more often then not on full speed.
as far as whats so great about it. I'm pumping 1.55 watts to my cpu and it still keeps it around 50-55* full load.
not too bad
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Cools a Quad core to 4ghz.
no it doesnt
    
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no it doesnt
It does.

When the room is 5 degrees Celsius.
post #16 of 20
I put a Tuniq on my brother's E6600 in a DS3L and just used the 3 pin fan connector. The fan does ramp up when the CPU is put under load with gaming or running Orthos. So that means it is controlled by the MB correct? It just doesnt run at a really low speed like the 4 pin fans (which tend drop to almost nothing when speedstep drops the vcore and multi).
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post #17 of 20
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Cools a Quad core to 4ghz.
Wow. I must have been living under a rock. Since when were temperatures measured in GHz?
 
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post #18 of 20
You can always replace the CPU fan with a 4 pin fan if you want.

Personally, if you have the money, go for the TRUE or the IFX-14 and like 3 fans.

the tuniq is a good but frustrating cooler. Still love it though.
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post #19 of 20
No, you don't have to use the fan controller but it is ideal for overclocking when you want to turn your fan down when you don't need it at a full 12v.

You really can't beat the price and performance. As long as you put the thing on before you put your mobo back in your case, it's not really frustrating at all. Great cooler. Anything less than 6 heatpipes is bunk and this thing has that and is one of the biggest coolers out there.
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post #20 of 20
I love my tuniq. Its big yes and bulky. But does what it is supposed to and does it well. Much better then my old Arctic cooler pro.
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