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post #31 of 45
I've seen what the Xigmatek HDT-S1283 can do...
And I've seen what a TRUE can do, they're about equal... give or take and the HDT-S1283 is half the price? o.o
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post #32 of 45
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Originally Posted by ReoEagle View Post
I've seen what the Xigmatek HDT-S1283 can do...
And I've seen what a TRUE can do, they're about equal... give or take and the HDT-S1283 is half the price? o.o
I say again. TRUEs vary in performance. I would recommend a Xigmatek for anyone that can't spend the extra cash, but if you can, the TRUE is your friend.
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post #33 of 45
1.True-if budget is not a concern, pick the right fan for your set-up, don't mind doing the prep required (lapping). An older version would not be subject to quality-control issues that the new ones are experiencing.
2.Xigmatek-best bang-for-the-buck, within a couple degrees of True
3.OCZ Vendetta 2-basically same as Xigmatek, $10 more, quieter, PWN fan control if desired
post #34 of 45
You might want to add the Zalman CNPS9700 to your list
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post #35 of 45
Too loud for me but a good option, especially at this price:
http://cgi.ebay.com/Zalman-CNPS9700L...QQcmdZViewItem
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Thanks. Will update. Been busy lately, but i'll update this week. I'm now working on my third and fourth guides in one month
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post #37 of 45
You can put the AC 64 with the AC 7, basically the same thing, just 1 is for Intel, the other is for AMD.
Great budget cooler. You can find it on sale for ~$20 sometimes. It will not work as well as some of the $70 coolers, but for most, it does quite well (and is pretty quite and has a 4 pin MoBo plug.
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post #38 of 45
The Enzotech Extreme-X is also a good cpu cooler.
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post #39 of 45
xigmatec s1283 i have used for a while it seems to be the best for me. and i have recently found a few review sites saying it got the coldest for them on quad cores and dual cores so would go with that.
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post #40 of 45
TRUE is not worth it at all. You have to really mess with the settings.
    
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