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What is the best cooler i can get on a XfX 780i sli LT in a mid tower case? i dont care about price.
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The OCZ Vendetta 2 is the best performing heatsink on the market. It beats the ever-popular Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme (TRUE) by upwards of 5 degrees. Not only that, but it costs <$40.
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TRUE with a high cfm fan will > OCZ Vendetta 2
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TRUE 120

Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme

Lap it for another boost of best air cooling possible!
    
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What do you mean Lapped?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sonic View Post
TRUE with a high cfm fan will > OCZ Vendetta 2
Word.

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Originally Posted by XFreeRollerX View Post
TRUE 120

Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme

Lap it for another boost of best air cooling possible!
Word.

I've seen enough reviews. The TRUE is the best air cooling CPU heatsink on the market. Period. Put a high-powered fan on one of these babies and you're set. Lap it, and you may see even better results (especially for duals and more so for quads).
    
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post #7 of 126
Quote:
Originally Posted by tehpwnerofn00bs View Post
The OCZ Vendetta 2 is the best performing heatsink on the market. It beats the ever-popular Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme (TRUE) by upwards of 5 degrees. Not only that, but it costs <$40.
erm, on mars mabey but the TRUE rules down here on earth, especially the Black TRUE
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post #8 of 126
If the TRUE doesn't fit in your get get the OCZ Vendetta 2. What case are you getting? Most mid towers w/ a side fan will not fit a true.
    
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What does Lapped mean on the True 120?
    
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post #10 of 126
I am going to stick with my Zalman 9700 is as good as any of the ones posted here.
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