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post #11 of 33
HDT-S1283 is the best bang for the buck, imo
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The Ultra-120 is ranked better than the Ultra-120 Extreme (in terms of pure performance [temperature wise]; not price). That's a tip-off to something not quite right, IMO.

Try this [H]Enthusiast Mega Heatsink Roundup instead. They test performance and actually list out a price-to-performance chart, like this:


Edited by Choggs396 - 5/17/08 at 3:28am
    
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Damn TRUE is quite a few away from top...

Besides I am going water in a month so...
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post #14 of 33
Quote:
Originally Posted by Choggs396 View Post
The Ultra-120 is ranked better than the Ultra-120 Extreme (in terms of pure performance [temperature wise]; not price). That's a tip-off to something not quite right, IMO.
as quoted from the Ultra 120 Extreme review

"It is however important to note that the Thermalright Ultra-120 Extreme
heatsink tested in this review was equipped with a 120mm Mechatronics G
1225S12B fan, while the original Thermalright Ultra-120 was tested with a 120
mm Martech D712025125Z2N unit. Both fans are 120mm in size, but not
identical in speed."
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post #15 of 33
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wrapper View Post
as quoted from the Ultra 120 Extreme review

"It is however important to note that the Thermalright Ultra-120 Extreme
heatsink tested in this review was equipped with a 120mm Mechatronics G
1225S12B fan, while the original Thermalright Ultra-120 was tested with a 120
mm Martech D712025125Z2N unit. Both fans are 120mm in size, but not
identical in speed."
Therein lies the problem of this comparison and subsequent ranking; it lacks appropriate test controls and objectivity.
Edited by Choggs396 - 5/17/08 at 3:38am
    
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post #16 of 33
I'll ignore that list. The Intel stock cooler in the top 5 for low-noise? My ass.
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post #17 of 33
Although they have reviewed alot of coolers making the chart appealing, they have no idea what they're talking about. Also Frostytech did review the Tuniq Tower, it just didn't make the list.
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post #18 of 33
Quote:
Originally Posted by Choggs396 View Post
Therein lies the problem of this comparison and subsequent ranking; it lacks appropriate test controls and objectivity.
and that is why I only glanced at the whole thing, It is complete rubbish..

I am waiting for the day when someone makes a comparison between all of the good heatsinks with the same 775 system and the same am2 system with same ambient temps and same controlled test for each heatsink... that will be the day
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and that is why I only glanced at the whole thing, It is complete rubbish..

I am waiting for the day when someone makes a comparison between all of the good heatsinks with the same 775 system and the same am2 system with same ambient temps and same controlled test for each heatsink... that will be the day
Ah, and they must all use the same fan, where applicable, you know, all 120mm HSs get the exact same 120mm fan, it seems they have not done that.
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post #20 of 33
seriously though..how did the standard Ultra 120 beat its bigger brother..could be a bad factory lap probably
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