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post #11 of 30
maybe the TRUE is bowed even more than is usual for them
    
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post #12 of 30
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Originally Posted by CrackClocker View Post
Your going crazy man.... the link is in the first post.
Lol, I just saw the link. That review can't even be close to accurate. I actually like the AC7 (I own one) but lets be serious.

EDIT: Festi, good point.
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To be honest, I think the only reason TRUE and Tuniq perform well is because, they're huge and heavy, so they sit on the CPU like 10x better.
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post #14 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by CrackClocker View Post
I know anandtech is a respected website, but their review on the Noctua NH-U12P shows a arctic cooler 7 and many other coolers beating the TRUE. Can anybody explain this?
http://www.anandtech.com/casecooling...spx?i=3268&p=5
Yeah get it, AC7 is the best cooler out there.
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Quote:
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Yeah get it, AC7 is the best cooler out there.


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post #16 of 30
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion View Post
Yeah get it, AC7 is the best cooler out there.
and u use the true
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post #17 of 30
they probably got a crazy convex(cave?) TRUE with a convex(cave?) IHS lol. so youve got like 3mm of open space between. that or they got payed
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post #18 of 30
Not sure which part of this review you are struggling to comprehend.

See graph on this page: http://www.anandtech.com/casecooling...spx?i=3268&p=7

TRUE at the top, AC7 just below half way. That means the TRUE performs better...
    
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post #19 of 30
Well, the TRUE is more efficient if it's properly seated, but if you don't lap it or if it leans, which it likes to do because it's so bloody big, it's not going to perform as well. The ACF7 pro is just simple and productive. Not as reliant on "pro" installation or lapping.

Anandtech was doing a production-line review, they certainly didn't lap the TRUE, and maybe it was leaning a little. The TRUE isn't THAT much better.
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post #20 of 30
well I have never owned the TRUE but i did onw a AC7 for awhile and upgraded to the tuniq tower. The AC7 would hit 65 on load with my q6600 OC'd to 3.0gh and idled at 42c, with the tuniq i idle at 34c and load at 55c-60c(on a hot day). I know the true and the tuniq are pretty close so i cant really see the AC7 being better.
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