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Hi all. Was doing my normal Sunday routine, browing through the etailers, when I came upon this:
http://www.tankguys.com/product_info...oducts_id=1734

I've never seen this before, and I'm wondering how much better then the TRUE, if at all, is this. I've been thinking about a better air cooler for a bit now, and was thinking about the TRUE. But, if this is better, which it looks like it should be, and for $10, why not..

So I await your expert opinions.

TIA!
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i believe that its only a few degrees better than the TRUE, someone correct me if im wrong? if a few degrees is worth 10$ to you, then go for it.
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post #3 of 10
'a few degrees' is enough for people to go watercooling over a TRUE

Thus, if it's a few degrees better, it's a deal! Esp. since it inclused that backside heatsink.
    
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See that was another thought. I mean, what other HSF has a Backside HSF??
That's pretty slick if you ask me...
But I don't want to fall for marketing hype either.
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post #5 of 10
Very much worth it with the included backside hsf , I'd go for it if with shipping it still comes out to a reasonable price for you
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post #6 of 10
If both were to use 2 120x38s pushing 110CFM and both were properly lapped, they would be about on par...

Where the IFX-14 really shines is when you want quieter operation... the TRUE has very dense fin structure causing it to require high CFM, high dba, high static pressure (i.e. 120x38s with 90+CFM) fans... The IFX-14 on the other hand, has a more sparse fin structure, allowing it to cool very effectively without needing loud expensive fans...
post #7 of 10
The OCZ Vendetta 2 is better than both of these.

However, killa ^ makes a very good point.
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post #8 of 10
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Originally Posted by KarmaKiller View Post
See that was another thought. I mean, what other HSF has a Backside HSF??
That's pretty slick if you ask me...
But I don't want to fall for marketing hype either.
Actually Thermalright makes a backside cooler, the IFX-10, that fits on any other thermalright cooler, like the TRUE.
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post #9 of 10
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@killa- Makes sense what your are saying. A quiet HSF would be a nice change of pace. I'm used to the small outboard motor sounds..

@pwner- I'll read up on that. Thanks.

@Adrien- I saw that this morning as a matter of fact. thanks though!

Still unsure as to what to get. Today I found the solid copper Ninja. Man that thing is sexy! Kind of a toss up still..
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TRUE imo
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