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Best aircooling i have ever used.

post #1 of 20
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Gemini II

This is by far the best cooling i have ever used. I had a Coolmaster Aquagate S1 liquid cooling, and was getting 45 degrees idle on my non overclocked E2180@2.0Ghz. Now with this I get 30 degrees idle 40 load on non overclocked, and with a 1.2 GHz overclock, i get 37*c idle, 50 load. I have 2 120 MM LED fans on this bad boy, and lemme tell you, it looks better than the liquid cooling.And this is the best value. It is a chipset, motherboard, cpu and ram cooler! It keeps each component other than my cpu a few degrees cooler ! Even the top card in my sli rig is 5 degrees cooler! It does require you yo completely remove your motherboard, take out all your cables, then attach the fans then replug everything.
post #2 of 20
Good cooler, I had it on my previous E6600 system which was clocked @ 3.4ghz and idled at 38c. My only gripe about it was it was so GD big didn't even have room to get my hand in to change memory.
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Yes they are freaking huge.
I considered buying one but my motherboard is claustraphobic.
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post #4 of 20
Glad to see it's working out for you. I actually bought one for my sig rig only to find out it was missing mounting hardware. There wasn't one to exchange it for so I went with the Tuniq instead. The Gemini was actually my first choice.
post #5 of 20
Dude, I bought one of those like a week ago and put it in with my Quad and the temps are sweet as well. Good buy and I definitely recommend this cooler to anyone looking to drop the temps further. I also have 2 blue Thermaltake Thunderblade blue 120mm fans and it is just AWESOME!!!

GeminII FTW!!!
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post #6 of 20
Tempting, however I run my rig in a mini-tower. It's alright super tight as it is.
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http://tbn0.google.com/images?q=tbn:...tos/2152-m.jpg

this is the best fan i ever used pop the case open and voila! 20C everything.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nitd_kim View Post
http://tbn0.google.com/images?q=tbn:...tos/2152-m.jpg

this is the best fan i ever used pop the case open and voila! 20C everything.
Yeah, only if you want Dust Mountain, USA in your case...
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post #9 of 20
See, mine is crap. It won't let me OC my Quad 9450 at all. The CPU gets too hot and ends up being throttled. I've resat the TIM and everything.

As can be seen in my sig.
    
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post #10 of 20
whatever happened to the TRUE being the best hs?
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