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Over the past few months I've gotten more and more into "silent computing". The one thing I love about it is the big heatsinks! I think I have a fetish for big heatsinks now. I've got a Scythe Mugen CPU cooler, a Thermalright HR-05 on my northbridge, and a larger-than-usual heatsink on my 8500 GT.

Note that the heatsink on my 8500 GT is only big for cards in that range. The heatsink on it is puny compared to the heatsinks on 8800s. But either way, it's nice and quiet. I plan to replace that stock cooler on my 8500 GT with a Arctic Cooling Accelero S1 Rev. 2 sooner or later.

Anyway, here's my 'sinks. Feel free to show off your own!

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Notice the lack of space between my Scythe Mugen and Thermalright HR-05. It actually helps cool the HR-05 since a bit of the air getting pushed through the CPU heatsink hits the heatpipes and gets directed out the side of the heatsink, going through the HR-05.

And yes, that is a Noctua NF-P12 fan on my Scythe Mugen. Noctua rawks!
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post #2 of 68
Largest ive ever gotten was my Big Typhoon.
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the sound of my PC is KILLING me, but these big heatsinks are SO expensive! I am right there with you.

If i had the money, I would have an ALL thermalright rig like one of the mods do... I will go try and find the pic for you

I have an 8800GT with Arctic Cooling Accelero S1 Rev. 2, and I just got another 8800gt, and I am not even going to hook it up until I get another Accelero! It's just THAT awesome!
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I don't like big heatsinks :/ Zalman FTW.
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Zalmans can be quite big (9700)....
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the TRUE is big (not bulky but big/tall)
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TTBT w/120x38 Ultra Kaze...FTW!

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And NO, I did NOT draw that smile on her. Mine smiles on her own. Doesn't yours?
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Your TRUE is a her too?
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You gotta breed them man.
    
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