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so i was looking into tec cooling and stumbled upon this cool lil thing,http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/coo...chill-tec.html

what does everyone think about it, is it worth the 130$? i think it might just be. it seems to be pretty cool, runs low temps from what i read.
    
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post #2 of 46
i dont think so
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post #3 of 46
That is not worth it at all. If you want the best air cooling get the Thermalright Ultra Extreme.
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That is not worth it at all. If you want the best air cooling get the Thermalright Ultra Extreme.
but its tec cooling and air cooling o.o, supposedly getting 20c - 30 c's
    
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post #5 of 46
You'd be better off spending that money on a TRUE, two 80+cfm fans, and some sandpaper for lapping than that hsf. The TRUE will yield better temps.
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post #6 of 46
Unless you are trying to cool a 486, forget about it.
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post #7 of 46
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but its tec cooling and air cooling o.o, supposedly getting 20c - 30 c's
get a cool it then
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post #8 of 46
From seeing past benches, it's pretty mediocre for the price. The TRUE outperforms it.
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post #9 of 46
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You'd be better off spending that money on a TRUE, two 80+cfm fans, and some sandpaper for lapping than that hsf. The TRUE will yield better temps.
i always hear lapping, what is it? and this setup you are telling me about, how much does it run? im really new to the cooling side of this. i just want perfect temps to get this baby overclocked

aslo.. whats a true? lol, im just finding fridges and what not
    
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This is a TRUE.
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