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I'm buying a true.

I'm gonna put them head to head, I think the Noctua stands a chance, however I will be purely unbiased.
Are you going to test the TRUE lapped, or unlapped? With or without a washer mod? Are you going to use a variety of fans (I'd suggest something like the NF-P12, a medium/high-speed Yate Loon, and a 2000RPM Ultra Kaze fan to get a wide spectrum)? And are you going to do push-pull as well, or just a single-fan setup?
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post #112 of 780
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Are you going to test the TRUE lapped, or unlapped? With or without a washer mod? Are you going to use a variety of fans (I'd suggest something like the NF-P12, a medium/high-speed Yate Loon, and a 2000RPM Ultra Kaze fan to get a wide spectrum)? And are you going to do push-pull as well, or just a single-fan setup?
I'd say unlapped vs unlapped for fairness, and both single & dual fan setups.
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post #113 of 780
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I'd say unlapped vs unlapped for fairness, and both single & dual fan setups.
Don't forget to pick up an extra set of fan clips for the TRUE. And good luck, I'm interested in these results as well.
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I'll just use elastics to hold the fans on.

I'm not going to do any modding to the TRUE what so ever, to keep it all fair. I'll use an NF-P12 and a D12SH. I have 2 of each fans so push pull with the same fans.
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I forgot that Thermalright wants to get more money out of their customers by not including a 2nd set of clips Or a fan for that matter.
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Buahaha!

More reasons to buy Noctua!
Fan!
Fan clips galore!
On-wire resistors
And much much more!
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And disgustingly high build quality! Not only that, it's not overly shiny and vulgar.
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I'd say unlapped vs unlapped for fairness, and both single & dual fan setups.
Well that's not too fair knowing you have to lap a TRUE and you don't have to for the Noctua. I would do unlapped/unlapped and lapped/lapped for fairness. Good excuse to lap your Noctua as well.

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Originally Posted by Kopi View Post
I'll just use elastics to hold the fans on.

I'm not going to do any modding to the TRUE what so ever, to keep it all fair. I'll use an NF-P12 and a D12SH. I have 2 of each fans so push pull with the same fans.
The Noctua was made for Noctua fans and the TRUE for high-cfm fans, and you're using Noctua fans? You need a 2000+rpm, 38mm-deep fan for comparison. The TRUE just won't work with the Noctua fans they are low-pressure. Just saying because I'm interested in the Noctua for the performance/fin density and want an accurate comparison. Just thought of it why not have someone ship you a TRUE to save some money? I guess you'd rather wind up with a TRUE in the end but shipping isnt a lot in the US so maybe think of that.
Edited by Adrienspawn - 8/10/08 at 3:35pm
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Lapping the TRUE would take away one of the advantages of the Noctua, a nice flat base from Day 1
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Lapping the TRUE would take away one of the advantages of the Noctua, a nice flat base from Day 1
How would it take away the advantage? It still has the flat base in comparison. Like I said you can compare the factory-lapped Noctua to an unlapped TRUE but at least lap it in the end to compare lapped/lapped. I mean an unlapped TRUE......is not a TRUE. I was gonna say something smarter but I'm really tired lol.
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