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Looks like a picture of a normal TRUE taken in low light
Agreed
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A lot of heatsinks are black because it can improve cooling. Dark colors radiate (and absorb) better. This is why many of the passive heatsinks on electronics are black.

However, in the case of an active heatsink, or one with huge surface area in a small volume, this radiation is going to make very little difference conduction/forced convection will carry away the vast majority of the heat.

Still, a black laquer should increase radiation enough to compensate for the extra layer of crap on the fins. So temps should not be any worse at all.
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omg, am I the only one that thinks that looks amazing?
I love it. Gonna buy one when it is available in Sweden.
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yer i think it looks good
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TT armors own...you even owned one...
I did own one. And theres a reason why I don't use one anymore.
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Every time I paint one of my components black, I gain about half an hour running Prime95...

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Well they charge what..60 for the regular?

80 dollar heastink comin right up!
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What's the point?
It's black.
Isn't it grand? I want! I hope it's not $10 more expensive because it's a 'cooler' color. Zalman 9700NT anyone?
    
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You can probably lap the bottom anyway...
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Wow.....I'm definitely considering getting one of these
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