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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835200037
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835200038

I have no idea in this department so I Figure I'd ask you guys.

Both of them come with a $25 discount along with the Q6600 that I'm buying, so I was wondering which (if either of them) is worth my money.

Thank you.
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post #2 of 14
Out of the two, I would get the first one, just because it looks cool. I have no idea about performance though.

If I were you though, I wouldn't choose either.
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I would get the first one, just because it looks cool. I have no idea about performance though.

If I were you though, I would get a different one though.
That was actually kind of the response I was expecting lol.

I was actually recommended a TRUE cooler but I have no idea where to find one/what it is.
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post #4 of 14
I don't think either of them is worth $50, $25 maybe. If I had to pick one I would go with the first one, its an original design, looks cool, might be able to provide a little airflow for your ram/nb/mosfets to help keep them cool as well.

Edit: TRUE = Thermalright Ultra Extreme Linky
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TRUE - Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme.
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post #6 of 14
TRUE's almost always need to be lapped for the best performance outcome, and require a fan, which is not included. The OCZ Vendetta 2 includes a fan, and it pretty much ready to rock straight out of the box. TRUE's are a little hard to find (not available on newegg), and are more expensive than the Vendetta 2 (which newegg always has in stock).
post #7 of 14
Yeah TRUEs don't come with a fan which makes getting one even more expensive. Any heatsink needs lapping to get best performance. I suggest the Noctua NH-U12P, very good heatsink comes with a great fan, and Noctua's own TIM (very good). Very close to performance of a TRUE but dead silent and comes with everything you need, for $3 more than a TRUE (on Jab-Tech).

Heres a review on hardocp.
Edited by zaeric19 - 6/26/08 at 2:32pm
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Gracias amigos. That's exactly what I needed to know. Looks like I'm rolling with the OCZ cooler!
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post #9 of 14
I say the first one. It looks like a duorb on steroids
that means its awesome
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post #10 of 14
Definitely not the first one, but I personally wouldn't get either if I could avoid it.
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