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I'd say the IFX-14 is more like two TR Ultra 120 (Non eXtreme) due to the lack of several heatpipes.

The IFX-14 ALSO has the H/S for the back side.
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whoah...we got same case, mobo, and CPU!!!

What temps are you getting?

Also, does it look like you have space for the OCZ XTC on the RAM?
I've had this running since about 10AM today and fight now I at


41* for the CPU
37* for the system
54* for the GPU's

I do have ALOT of nonstock fans. What fans do you have on your H/S?
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I've had this running since about 10AM today and fight now I at


41* for the CPU
37* for the system
54* for the GPU's

I do have ALOT of nonstock fans. What fans do you have on your H/S?
One Ultra-Kaze 3000, as well as the lil enzo-mod and a lap. Mine's been on since 9-10AM, and its now at....33 33 28 30. Oh and all fans are undervolted between 7-9V for noise reasons...What are your ambient temps? Mine hover between 21-24 depending on the time of day.
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One Ultra-Kaze 3000, as ell as the lil eenzo-mod and a lap. Mine's been on since 9-10AM, and its now at....33 33 28 30. Oh and all fans are undervolted between 7-9V for noise reasons...What are your ambient temps? Mine hover between 21-24 depending on the time of day.
I'm at 37* as of right now
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As in your real, outside-of-pc ambient temperature? That's what I meant by ambient, my motherboard ambient is around 30-35C compared to my real ambient of 21-24C.
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Is the Ultra Kaze 3000 pretty loud? A fan going at 3000rpm is sure to make a lot of noise unless you undervolt it.

I am thinking about getting an Ultra Kaze 3000 with a TRUE to cool my Q6600. Would it be ok to keep it at 3000 rpm or would it be smart to undervolt it? I guess i would only need to undervolt it if it was too loud right?
    
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Is the Ultra Kaze 3000 pretty loud? A fan going at 3000rpm is sure to make a lot of noise unless you undervolt it.

I am thinking about getting an Ultra Kaze 3000 with a TRUE to cool my Q6600. Would it be ok to keep it at 3000 rpm or would it be smart to undervolt it? I guess i would only need to undervolt it if it was too loud right?
It is very loud. I keep it at 2K at which it's barely audible over the other fans. If noise bothers you, go for the 2Krpm one. It is nice to leave it at 3K when I'm gone, though.
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post #28 of 33
Thermalright Ultra-120 eXtreme
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post #29 of 33
Just a sidenote on the TRUE.

I disagree that the TRUE is the best cooler around. It takes quite a bit of work to make a TRUE perform as well or better than other HS/Fans at it's level. Lapping, better fans and some people add accessories like RAM Sinks etc.

The bottom of a TRUE is not flat, albeit it is very hard to find a flat heatsink, the TRUE's bottom is pretty far from flat. It's a fantastic cooler once you put the lapping and work into it, not to say it isn't good before that, but there are many more coolers that perform better at stock, for cheaper.

I'd lap any cooler I got anyway, so this is just to make people remember that some coolers are better than others before all of the work. The TRUE comes out on top all the time once it's lapped, but before that it's just an average cooler.
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post #30 of 33
Another vote for the Sunbeam Core Contact cooler, it trumps the TRUE http://www.frostytech.com/articlevie...id=2271&page=5
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