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Coolink Silentator? its got great reviews and in comparisson with TRUE it seems on par, has anyone actually looked at this heatsink?

Here is a link to a review in terms of results for this cpu

http://www.xsreviews.co.uk/reviews/c...k-silentator/4

and here is a link with it being compared to TRUE

http://www.xsreviews.co.uk/reviews/c...120-extreme/4/

What you guys think? looks very good.
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looks like not much between the two.
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thats what i was thinking, plus the coolink allows 2 fans and all is provided where as the TRUE allows for 1 fan and a mod if you want another one. plus the price difference for 1 degree here and there is ridiculous lol
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The TRUE Has 12 heatpipes as opposed to 6 though

They both look a little fugly, though if i bought a true, i'd spray it yellow
    
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The TRUE Has 12 heatpipes as opposed to 6 though

They both look a little fugly, though if i bought a true, i'd spray it yellow
despite it having double pipes it is only 1c cooler on idle yet 2c hotter on full load. Considering the TRUE is impossible to find ill stick with coolink.


and LOL at fugly
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Coolink Silentator? its got great reviews and in comparisson with TRUE it seems on par, has anyone actually looked at this heatsink?

Here is a link to a review in terms of results for this cpu

http://www.xsreviews.co.uk/reviews/c...k-silentator/4
i think link 1 is dead
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link 1 now fixed in original post
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post #8 of 12
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i really dont get it. After looking at them 2 links its clear that the silentator is cooler on load yet everyone dismisses it and says get a tuniq. I really cant make any sense of this at all. Can someone please explain please?
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Now instead of a relatively efficient 3800x2, test the T.R.U.E. vs Silentator on an OCed quad core putting out ~+200W... there's a reason that the T.R.U.E. gets all the hype that it does...

also, the TRUE was probably tested unlapped... and those things are known for not being very flat
post #10 of 12
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im not disputing that the the TRUE is not the top dog, but thats not available here in UK anywhere. So i was looking at the tuniq tower 120 and the coolink silentator and it seems that the coolink performs better yet no one ever mentions it and even on this thread they just disregard it. im just asking why? thats all...
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