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T.R.U.E. 1366 RT vs Ultima-90

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I've got an Ultima-90 right now and I just got the mounting kit for an i7...boy can I say that it sucks, big time. The mounting kit is fine and it keeps the Ultima-90 pressed on there extremely well, but I don't think the Ultima 90 itself is a good enough cooler to displace all of the heat. I get temps all the way up to 90*C...with 1.34v!!! That's at full load Prime 95 on all 4 cores and 8 threads. I'm even using a 110CFM fan. Is it a good idea to pick up the new T.R.U.E. 1366 RT to replace this?
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oh yea for sure 90c is just bad
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post #3 of 7
ya go for it, you should see a large improvement.

btw what fan are you using for the HS?
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For best performance you might need to lap the TRUE
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Lap your ultima, man

If you don't see any real improvement after doing that, then go for the TRUE
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Lap your ultima, man

If you don't see any real improvement after doing that, then go for the TRUE
Sorry, I should have said it's lapped. I'm using a Scythe Slip-Stream 120mm Fan rocking 110CFM, didn't get an improvement over a 68CFM fan I upgraded from yesterday. I think the Core i7 is just too much for the heat sink lol
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post #7 of 7
Hey, this thread is pretty old, but did you upgrade to TRUE 120 swatsor? how much better did the TRUE perform? I've got an ultima90 and a QX6800 and can only overclock to 3.5ghz, temps up to 75, was wondering if it was worth it getting the thermalright ultra extreme.

Thanks.
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