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hi guys, do you have any suggestions regarding the cooler? im having second thoughts with it. my friend had a zalman 9700led and he told me it doesnt cool quads too good.
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Why would u go for the R700's ? Its best to wait it out flagship vs flagship (4870 X2 vs GTX 280).
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Grats!!! Best of luck with everything...
From some reviews I've read, the Silent Square isn't too great... the TT Typhoon is a bit better... < what I recall...
You should be good with a TuniqTower120 or the T.R.U.E
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Why would u go for the R700's ? Its best to wait it out flagship vs flagship (4870 X2 vs GTX 280).
Yeah that's where I'm going to be headed anyway when I meant 48xx I've always been an ATI fan due to their great color production.

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Grats!!! Best of luck with everything...
From some reviews I've read, the Silent Square isn't too great... the TT Typhoon is a bit better... < what I recall...
You should be good with a TuniqTower120 or the T.R.U.E
Rep rep, Yup I wanted a TRU120 but I needed something that would fit in the Cosmos S. I have to remove the 200mm fan Dya think the fan's worth it?
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post #15 of 37
I've been doing some reading.. Seems like the Best air cooler out right now is the OCZ Vandetta 2. The Zerotherm Nirvana was pretty good too, but the new OCZ Vandetta 2 is the bomb! It beats the TRU120.
OCZ OCZTVEND2 120mm Rifle CPU Cooler- Retail $49.99

Also get the OCZ Freeze TIM with this, its actually better than the Arctic Silver 5, and doesn't seem to need curing. Also read the 3rd review (the huge one) on the newegg page, it has a lot of helpful info. And heres a good review about the Vandetta 2.
Edited by feltadox1337 - 6/10/08 at 12:44am
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post #16 of 37
Actually the best CPU cooler is the TRUE 120 that is if you are prepared to spend 60+. Silven I would suggest that CPU cooler over any other ones.
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Actually the best CPU cooler is the TRUE 120 that is if you are prepared to spend 60+. Silven I would suggest that CPU cooler over any other ones.
Thanks mate, I'm really considering to take out the 200mm low rpm fan for the TRUE120 now.

EDIT:
Considering the stuff I'll be putting in my build, do you think the Cosmos S will be worth it? I might downgrade to a CM690 and save the cash for gpu pwnage. I'll just mod it if ever

Whatchu guys think?
Edited by Silven - 6/10/08 at 9:25am
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post #18 of 37
Np, the fan I will go with for the TRUE is the Scythe Ultra Kaze (3000rpm). Im planning to mount 2 but you can mount 1. Btw COSMOS-S cannot fit TRUE (revised models should).
Edited by 45nm - 6/10/08 at 9:44am
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Actually the best CPU cooler is the TRUE 120 that is if you are prepared to spend 60+. Silven I would suggest that CPU cooler over any other ones.
No its not!Proof The TRUE used to be one of the best, it isn't anymore... a simple google query will show that. Even thought the difference between them is not much, but when OC'ing a 65nm Quad, that difference is a plus. And the TRUE is more expensive if you add fan costs.
Edited by feltadox1337 - 6/10/08 at 1:18pm
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Np, the fan I will go with for the TRUE is the Scythe Ultra Kaze (3000rpm). Im planning to mount 2 but you can mount 1. Btw COSMOS-S cannot fit TRUE (revised models should).
yeah that's one of the reasons why im having second thoughts with the cosmos s that's sitting around inside it's box in my room...

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No its not!Proof The TRUE used to be one of the best, it isn't anymore... a simple google query will show that. Even thought the difference between them is not much, but when OC'ing a 65nm Quad, that difference is a plus. And the TRUE is more expensive if you add fan costs.
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