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Originally Posted by Adrienspawn View Post
Where you want the air to go is straight on the heatpipes, so if you get a shroud, you'd just be cooling the middle more, which is nearly useless. Shrouds are much better for radiators, where you need to cool the whole surface.

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err no. Where you want it to go is everywhere, not on the middle of the heatpipes.
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err no. Where you want it to go is everywhere, not on the middle of the heatpipes.
If you had the chioce to cool either the fins or the heatpipes, it would be the pipes (and, consequently, the fins directly around them).

Of course it's better to just have the air go "everywhere", but you would have as much air everywhere as concentrated near the pipes.

That's why they designed the TRUE the way it is: the air from the fan goes mostly near the heatpipes, since the fan shoots air out more from the sides than from the middle (like a cone). Like I said before, shrouds are for radiators (in water-cooling) or for special heatsinks that uhh, work well with them. For example (pulled this out of my hat), the Big Typhoon.
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Will these fans fit on the TRUE

http://www.petrastechshop.com/12x38deefcaf1.html
Pushes a bit of air eh? Loud guys too. Probably like others said zip ties are your best bet. Make sure to get the nice little small ones which are easier to work with. Tape isn't a great idea because it will wear out and lose it's stickiness. DON'T HOT-GLUE IT! Friend did that... Got rather messy.

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