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And if you have no fear of ESD, you can really get your shine-on with a dremel...haha.
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Did polishing it actually make it shine? It doens't look like it from the pic. If it does I might try lol.
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post #33 of 38
Absolute best: Copper TRUE Push/Pull $100

Other Options (in order of performance)

IFX-14 (Push/Pull Mandatory, comes with NB Heatsink) $75
Copper TRUE $100
Sunbeam Core Contact Freezer $40
Noctua NH-U12P Push/Pull $75
TRUE Black (It think it should be around here) $85
Noctua NH-C12P $65
Noctua NH-U12P $65
TRUE $60
Xigmatek S1284EE $40
OCZ Vendetta II $50
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post #34 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by DEC_42 View Post
Absolute best: Copper TRUE Push/Pull $100

Other Options (in order of performance)

IFX-14 (Push/Pull Mandatory, comes with NB Heatsink) $75

Copper TRUE $100
Sunbeam Core Contact Freezer $40
Noctua NH-U12P Push/Pull $75
TRUE Black (It think it should be around here) $85
Noctua NH-C12P $65
Noctua NH-U12P $65
TRUE $60
Xigmatek S1284EE $40
OCZ Vendetta II $50
That cools the backside, it's not a NB cooler.


And the TRUE black cools the same as a normal TRUE. Also the Sunbeam should be at the bottom at of the list.


Quote:
Originally Posted by DEC_42 View Post
Absolute best: Copper TRUE Push/Pull $100

Other Options (in order of performance)
Copper TRUE
TRUE or TRUE Black
IFX-14
OCZ Vendetta II or Noctua NH-U12P or Xigmatek S1283 (in tests it does better than the 1284, most likely heat pipe position)
Noctua NH-C12P


Edited by Marin - 12/20/08 at 6:57pm
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post #35 of 38


You'll see that the Sunbeam cools slightly better than the Noctua.



You'll see here that the Noctua cools just as well, if not better than the TRUE.

I'm not sure where, but I think I saw something about how the coating on the TRUE Black makes it cool slightly better than the original, but I'm not sure about that.
Edited by DEC_42 - 12/20/08 at 9:08pm
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post #36 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by DEC_42 View Post


You'll see that the Sunbeam cools slightly better than the Noctua.


You'll see here that the Noctua cools just as well, if not better than the TRUE.

I'm not sure where, but I think I saw something about how the coating on the TRUE Black makes it cool slightly better than the original, but I'm not sure about that.
They didn't OC the CPU.
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Please find us a chart that shows both the Noctua and the TRUE on the OC of your choice, then.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DEC_42 View Post
Please find us a chart that shows both the Noctua and the TRUE on the OC of your choice, then.
Until I see a review that uses an OCed CPU (excluding Frosty Tech), then I won't consider the benches accurate for someone who will OC.
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