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tuniq tower or thermalright ultra-120A

post #1 of 27
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i cant decide between these two cpu heatsinks.

the tuniq tower : http://www.tuniq.com.tw/Cooler%20Info/Tower-120.htm

OR

the thermalright ultra-120A : http://www.thermalright.com/new_a_pa...50aHVzaWFzdA==

i'm trying to decide between those two. mainly because they're the only ones that i THINK will fit on the dfi lanparty dk p35-t2rs with the air blowing towards the rear of the case. Which one would be better for me in the long run, i know the tuniq comes with a fan where as the tru i'd need to buy a fan. I might plan on upgrading my cpu soon but it all depends.

If you recommend the thermalright ultra-120A; if possible could you recommend me a fan? (including a link; i prefer non-led) thanks.

and my initial gut is the tuniq. actually now that i think about it i'm not too sure anymore. thanks in advance to whoever posts in here!

THANKS
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post #2 of 27
the Tuniq is Wider, whereas the TRUE is skinnier. If you were to get a Fan with the TRUE, i'd go with the Scythe Kaze, or the Scythe S-Flex. If you want quiet, I hear SilenX is incredible. http://www.crazypc.com/products/fans...s.htm#120x25mm

edit: FYI i've owned both and TBH, there isn't much difference. However, I would recommend lapping the TRUE or getting it lapped. I prefer the TRUE because it's skinnier and the mounting mechanism is great, with the springs. But the Tuniq does the same job. Your call though.
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post #3 of 27
Go for the ULTRA it performs 2-3c better. or more
post #4 of 27
This is what decision I have to face, but instead of blowing it to the rear I'm going to have it blow up.

I know the Tuniq will fit once you cut off part of the K8 bracket, but I want to know if the TRUE will fit. People say it will but there's no visual proof.
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post #5 of 27
cool cpu > quite cpu

grab the thermalright and put a couple of huge fans on it
    
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He wants something that won't have clearance issues. The TRUE will not fit vertically. It has to be horizontally on the DFI DK, STUPID NB STICKER!
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post #8 of 27
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its not a true... i'm looking at the thermalright ultra-120a (its not extreme.. only 8 pipes not 12)

if this does make a difference, i DO plan on lapping whatever i get.
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post #9 of 27
I have the Tuniq. It's freakin big, but keeps my cpu cool at the lowest fan settings so it's quiet. It also has a nice fan controller that goes in the back of the case where the pci slots are. I think you'd be happy with it
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Suit View Post
I have the Tuniq. It's freakin big, but keeps my cpu cool at the lowest fan settings so it's quiet. It also has a nice fan controller that goes in the back of the case where the pci slots are. I think you'd be happy with it
yeah its a nice cooler. and looks better the the thermalrights
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