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nope no lapping required... Its really nice just put mine on today and temps plummeted honestly
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I cant find anything that says Ximatek beat the TRUE.....
    
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http://techreport.com/forums/viewtop...836534#p836534

http://www.techpowerup.com/57878/XIG...es_Cooler.html from this site...


by tkpenalty (April 16th - 1:11 AM) - Reply
by: warup89;751406 so wait is this a heavy contender for the TRUE h/s? or has it already been beaten?
The HDT S1283 is the contender for the TRUE, well the HDT S1283 has already beating the TRUE more like :laugh:. My TRUE boasted 4*C Higher temps vs my HDT S1283. This cooler is just like the final stab. (Unless they plan to fuse all the heatpipes...)

I can go and get some more if ya like

EDIT:
WAIT here's another...

http://www.frostytech.com/articlevie...id=2280&page=5

want more?
Edited by mjones1052 - 5/28/08 at 9:23pm
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post #24 of 39
I cant see how any of those are accurate


They rate the Thermalright Ultra 120 WORSE than the Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme

Did they not use a good fan or something? I don't believe this at all
    
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post #25 of 39
OMG I gave you 3 different sites and they arent even the one I found it on originally. Lemme guess you spent 70 on a TRUE and cant believe that a 40$ one beat it...

Oh wait... yep

anyways we can do this all night each with who beat who but who cares really...

All im saying that in some cases the Xigma will beat the little bastard TRUE lol it dont really matter what matters is temps/price ratio right?

I got a nice drop with my Xigma for around 40 bucks could I have gotten more with a TRUE? Who knows but I do know it would have made about 78.9% of my mobo unusable cuz of its size...haha. Just playing but honestly the Xigma is a nice low priced cooler right on par with a TRUE for about 40$ cheaper...
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post #26 of 39
Lol at all the arguing. I think the best aircooler is the TRUE. Now if you throw price/performance ratio into the equation then the TRUE is not the best. I don't think dual cores(especially the 45nm) need a TRUE no matter how high you want to clock it. If you are looking for max oc on a quad(q6700/q6600) then i think the TRUE would be the best.

Since you don't have a quad I think a TRUE would be overkill for you and one of the cheaper ones will do fine for you like TT120 and the other 2 these other people have suggested.
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post #27 of 39
Thread Starter 
BTW the PC is gonna be in an warehouse enviorment where the temperature is 12-7 over 90 degrees F. I'll go with the XIGMATEK HDT-S1283 since its either really close or beats the TRUE in some. Thank guys.
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post #28 of 39
Yeah the TRUE Is overpriced but I bought it because in reality its still the best air cooler

and you didn't link 3 sites, you linked a forum post discussing it, you linked what looks like an avertizement, and you linked a semi-decent review that put the TRU120 better than the TRUE120 which is bull*****

So I still don't beleive it

As for price/performance, yea, the TRUE fails miserably

But why do so many have that?

Watercooling anyone?

Yeah.
    
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post #29 of 39
yea WC would be nice.

Also the forums that O posted all had links to reviews from sites I just linked the forums cuz they were talking about it anyways and the links were there...
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