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Thermaltake 760i VS Zalman CNPS9700NT

post #1 of 11
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hey fellas. not sure wether to buy myself a high end Air cooling solution for my Q6600 or buy myself an entry level water cooling kit

Heeeelp..
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post #2 of 11
Don't get the bigwater, but get a nice air cooler like a Xigmatek 128 or a Noctua NH-U12P
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post #3 of 11
maybe, here are some temps from my 760i with my q6600 @ 3.2ghz

Idle:
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post #4 of 11
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What were loads/ambients? If thats a cold boot on low ambients any cooler can do that. I had a 760i for a bit and while it was a fun little kit I wouldn't get one over my current Noctua, this performs = if not better
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post #5 of 11
That's idle. What are load temps after an hour. Plus your lines are clogging as we speak. Sorry I hate Zalman and it's copper and aluminum mix "water cooler".
    
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How come the ThermalTake guys never come back to post their temps, CPU speed and voltages, at full tilt?
    
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post #7 of 11
my e6600 on air with 27c ambients has lower idle temps than that with a low-end zalman cnps7700... that seems like a pretty weak liquid system...
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post #8 of 11
alright here is load just for you guys! this was from 25mins of prime:
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post #9 of 11
Why go through the hassle of WCing if your not going to get lower temperatures? Those temps are not impressve by any means. That Q6600 is at 3.2Ghz and only 1.328V. TT Bigwater = Fail. 9700NT is pretty good but it falls a little short when it comes to handling quads. Try getting a Vendetta 2/Xigmatek HDT/Tuniq Tower/TRUE.
    
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Why go through the hassle of WCing if your not going to get lower temperatures? Those temps are not impressve by any means. That Q6600 is at 3.2Ghz and only 1.328V. TT Bigwater = Fail. 9700NT is pretty good but it falls a little short when it comes to handling quads. Try getting a Vendetta 2/Xigmatek HDT/Tuniq Tower/TRUE.
well the only reason I bought it was because I wanted to know WC better, I think its a great kit for WC noobs.. but im gonna change it to a custom one now, but still I learned a lot about WC from this! So its not ``such`` a big waste of money.. its an ok kit, but no more..
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