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Ok I was just scowering some reviews on the Noctua NH-U12P and I found this: http://enthusiast.hardocp.com/articl...50aHVzaWFzdA==

Is this true? Is the BT that good with a really high speed fan? Cause if thats the case, I am just gonna skip WCing and get a nice high CFM fan.
    
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That is with full perfect test setup (motherboard on table) and the temps are probably way off compared to an in case setup.

Some one on OCN did mod the heck out of their BT, they lapped it, and added card board to direct the air flow better, not sure if they replaced the fan though.
    
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Looks good. But no TRUE in the comparison .
    
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The Big Typhoon is reaaaally good compared to the price. The old one with the screw-down mounting bracket is better than the clip-on and usually get better temps than the VX if you had the same fans on both
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The Big Typhoon is reaaaally good compared to the price. The old one with the screw-down mounting bracket is better than the clip-on and usually get better temps than the VX if you had the same fans on both
That's the one I have! I may have to put my money into a 55nm GTX 260 216 and this fan or two!
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835185060
    
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That's the one I have! I may have to put my money into a 55nm GTX 260 216 and this fan or two!
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835185060
You don't want to spam air, you want more static pressure.

Fans to consider:

http://www.petrastechshop.com/12x38sadesan.html

http://www.petrastechshop.com/12x38deefcaf.html

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...roducts_id=477


Low priced fan controller:
(this is only 11v's so no fan will run at full speed.) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118217

But if you are willing to pay more:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811998808

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811995016
Edited by Marin - 12/25/08 at 1:51am
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Dude just go water, dont lissen to the people who say that a decent air cooler will perform just as good....it wont.

Id really like to see an air cooler cope the 1.564vcore im running though my chip.....
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Well I think I may just go water....I just got $75 from my MIL.
    
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Dude just go water, dont lissen to the people who say that a decent air cooler will perform just as good....it wont.

Id really like to see an air cooler cope the 1.564vcore im running though my chip.....
That's extreme and yes WC'ing will benefit it but what he's running Air is fine IMO..

Not that I need more competition on our folding team but I would go the GTX 260, as I said in PM

Water though is something everyone should do at least once.. It's a great learning experience so either way BD your better than you were and isn't that really what it's about?
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That's extreme and yes WC'ing will benefit it but what he's running Air is fine IMO..

Not that I need more competition on our folding team but I would go the GTX 260, as I said in PM

Water though is something everyone should do at least once.. It's a great learning experience so either way BD your better than you were and isn't that really what it's about?


Yes my good sir, it is.

I guess, I must confur with the Mrs. and see what budget will allow. She is talking about using the $300 in Walmart gift cards to get a 32" HDTV. I personally think I haven't given air enough of a chance, so I may just sell off my Laing D4 and get a Noctua NH-U12P and a GTX 260 55nm.
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