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I'm in the process of a build for my sister and was going to give her my AC7 for better cooling than the stock Intel HSF. So, I'll have a bit of money from that, as well as money from Christmas and hard drive I just sold. So, my question now is, do I go for the Tuniq Tower or the TRUE 120?? Right now, with a 2.8 OC on my E6600 (temps have kind of worried me at 3.0 with 1.43) I've got 54 load/37 idle. I'd like to lower them further for a higher OC (though I know my batch kinda sucks). Any ideas on which would be better in this situation? Any other ideas, other than the two listed, are more than welcome, but from what I have gathered from trolling the forums seem to indicate that one of these two would be best. If not, then I will certainly investigate.
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post #2 of 19
If you have the money the TRUE will definitely be worth it with some nice high CFM fans.
    
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Tuniq Tower is less expensive than TRUE and it comes with a fan. TRUE is expensive and not come with fan. But I like the NEW TRUE Black 120, because it can mount two fans (Push and Pull). It perform better than the Old TRUE 120, but price @ $70-$85. If money is not the problem, then get TRUE or TRUE Black.
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post #4 of 19
The old true can be mounted with two fans too. You just need to buy some extra clips.
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post #5 of 19
the tuniq is a great cooler but it isnt the best. i can tell you one thing. resetting it inside a case is almost impossible. go for the true. its smaller and more user friendly. it big and loud aswell. and god knows how many times i cut my hand on the fins.
    
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Anybody have a link for the Black Edition, and where would one go about finding extra clips for the old TRUE?
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post #7 of 19
if you want great cooling and less noise get the ifx-14, i get the same temps as i would with a true but my fans only spinn 800/1200rpm so its a hell of alot quieter.

downside is its huge and wont fit in all cases.
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Anybody have a link for the Black Edition, and where would one go about finding extra clips for the old TRUE?
try newegg for both. the extra clips are about $3 although I am not sold on the benefits of dual fans having tried it with single and double.

What does help is lapping the TRUE. I saw between 3-4 C decrease in core temps on a quad after lapping
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post #9 of 19
I just purchase mine Black Edition @ http://www.crazypc.com/products/true-black-50984.html . This is the cheapest place I can find.
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post #10 of 19
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My question is, are the extra heatpipes on the Black going to make THAT much of a difference? I know AnandTech said they did, but surely not enough to be able to say that it was substantial... Or maybe it's made out of the same stuff that they're going to make that NASA sun probe out of... That'd be cool...
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