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i have an antec 1200 with a q9450, 9800gx2

i havent customized any of the fans yet, but i been readin thru these reviews and a lot of adrienspawn thread and think i have come to a conclusion

i should buy a scythe ultra kaze-3000 fan for the side panel, to get more air thru the pc

for the cpu, i should buy a "TRUE" ( i think this is the Thermalright Ultra 120-Extreme, correct?) with its own scythe ultra kaze on it and lap it (kinda clear on that from readin the other threads) and also should buy some of those enzotech mini-heatpipes

however, are there any other heatsinks with/without fans that are just as good if not better? i looked at the zalman 9700 and the enzotech extreme-x cpu cooler, they both appear to be good since they all have reviews with remarks such as "lowered cpu heat by 20 degress, etc"
so now im lookin for what the ppl here have to say
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the TRUE is a really good cooler, but i havent seen many people with a TRUE on your processor...

Also for your side panel fan check out this thread:
http://www.overclock.net/nvidia-cool...peratures.html
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thanks for the thread, a reason i got the gx2 was for playin with eve premium graphics, they really added a lot into it
but am I right in thinking that TRUE means ThermalRight Ultra 120 Extreme

also i wonder if placing 2 fans on the 120-extreme would be more beneficial
Edited by Dark Torcher - 6/7/08 at 4:20pm
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Originally Posted by Dark Torcher View Post
thanks for the thread, a reason i got the gx2 was for playin with eve premium graphics, they really added a lot into it
but am I right in thinking that TRUE means ThermalRight Ultra 120 Extreme

also i wonder if placing 2 fans on the 120-extreme would be more beneficial
Way to get the acronym down

And you would benefit more from a single 120x38 fan rather than 2 120x25s in push pull... 120x38s provide more static pressure which really helps with the TRUE's dense fin architecture

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Originally Posted by Dark Torcher View Post
but am I right in thinking that TRUE means ThermalRight Ultra 120 Extreme
Yup.

Ironically, most people can't come to that conclusion on their own.
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scythe ultra kaze-3000 is 120x38, so that would be even more benefit to have two
also would it be beneficial to swap out all the antec stock fans with blue leds for scythe ultra kaze's i only fear the fact that they will multiply $10x 7 possible fans (8th on is 200m so that stays)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dark Torcher View Post
scythe ultra kaze-3000 is 120x38, so that would be even more benefit to have two
also would it be beneficial to swap out all the antec stock fans with blue leds for scythe ultra kaze's i only fear the fact that they will multiply $10x 7 possible fans (8th on is 200m so that stays)
ya it would probably help with cooling to swap out the stock fans for Ultra Kazes, but you do know that the ultra kazes are really loud?
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