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post #11 of 18
For highest cooling performance I'd recommend either the Tuniq Tower or the Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme. I have yet to see anything that beats out the cooling of a Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme.
Beware though, make sure your case has room for these heatsink/coolers, because the tuniq tower is giant!!! and the Thermalright Ultra Extreme is TALL! But other than that, these are FREAKING awesome.
Thermalright Ultra Extreme = True..heh...you probably knew that already but, just in case thought I'd point it out.
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post #12 of 18
+1 for TRUE. Zerotherm Nirvana has also gotten some pretty good reviews.
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post #14 of 18
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So I think I'm going to order the ZEROtherm Nirvana NV120 120mm 2-ball UFO Bearing / Transparent CPU Cooler for $40 from newegg.

I'm thinking this will allow me to have a for stable overclock up to 3.6GHz+ than compared to the Tuniq 120 just from some of the reviews that I have read.

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post #15 of 18
that looks like a good cooler too. I'd still say TRUE over it, but I've heard a lot of good things about the Nirvana too.
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post #16 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lude View Post
Are heatpipes hollow? I never really thought about it. If they are they aren't thin, on my BT at least, so unless you sanded the life out of it with some rough sandpaper, i don't see lapping to a mirror finish taking off THAT much.
They're filled with fluid that vapours and condenses with heat, and that's what makes them conduct heat well.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heat_pipe
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post #17 of 18
so if u made a poll of how many people said TRUE i think u'll still go with another brand.
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post #18 of 18
TRUE

...period!
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