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TRUE or Tuniq?

post #1 of 14
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i want to take my cpu to a higher clock but temps are whats holding me back. so which should i put money into. a TRUE or a Tuniq Tower? or maybe theres something else that might be recommended? the rig its for is in my sig. thanks
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post #2 of 14
I vote tuniq just cause I use it, and I have a great O/C, and its great bang for buck.

The TRUE is amazing though.

Tough call. Tuniq is cheaper. And gets you almost as low temps as the TRUE.
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post #3 of 14
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hmm yea im stuck between the two. does the tuniq fit well on your mobo? cause my stock north bridge cooling looks like it might interfere
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post #4 of 14
stock NB with ur mobo is fine for a TRUE. Most people would say go for the TRUE but it really depends on if your a money grubber or not. Wanna save a couple bucks: go for the Tuniq, wanna get the 'best' around go for the TRUE. my 2c
post #5 of 14
I would say TRUE because you can put a fan behind and a fan infront, although the Tuniq can have one in front, one behind, and one in the middle (if you're really ambitious )

Tough call. True is better, but the Tuniq is cheaper and almost as good.
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post #6 of 14
The TRUE is better, but as they are both good heatsinks, the difference is small.

What IS the price difference?

Another thing to note is the Tuniq is like a cube, whereas the TRUE is more a rectangle. So, the TRUE can be orientated to avoid things, while the Tuniq cannot.
post #7 of 14
Tuniq should be fine. Its performance is amazing at that price range. TRUE is the best but price is kind of expensive especially attach a fan it.
post #8 of 14
TRUE imo.
 
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post #9 of 14
Ide say the TT if you dont plan on lapping. If you plan on lapping then TRUE all the way.
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post #10 of 14
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yea i plan on lapping so the concave'ness of the TRUE doesnt bother me. my goal is to take my cpu as far as it can go so i think the true would be better for me. one thing. i heard that the only way for the TRUE to outperform the TT, is it has to have a GOOD fan attached. is this accurate?
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