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Poll Results: Should I do a TIM shootout? (If yes... indicate which TIMs you want to see most)

 
  • 91% (266)
    Yes
  • 8% (25)
    You're an idiot... we don't care.
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post #161 of 191
Did you already order the stock HS because you live 15min away and can have mine.
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post #162 of 191
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Originally Posted by shoot2scre View Post
Hey everyone...

OK...

I just wanted to take a second and apologize again for the delays... As Hueristic has said, I found a very small difference in temps when testing was under my TRUE. So after testing about 6 or 7 TIM's I have decided to start over. I had to order a stock HS because I couldn't find my original one, which further delayed things.

Unfortunately the Bar Exam is administered on July 28th and 29th (yes, it's a 2 day exam) and I am now in the home stretch. As such I have decided to stop testing until after the Bar Exam... but I wanted to assure you guys that this test WILL be taking place. Unfortunately certain things must take precedence (like real life) and I won't be completing this testing until early August.

I was going to post a picture of the hell that is studying for the Bar Exam... but both of my camera's batteries were dead. I'll post a picture (hoping to encourage some sympathy posts) once the batteries are charged.

Again, I'm sorry for the delay in this testing... but I promise it will get done!
did you get the Prolimatech TIM I sent you?
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post #163 of 191
good luck man, school before TIM
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post #164 of 191
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Did you already order the stock HS because you live 15min away and can have mine.
Already ordered the stock heatsink. Testing has been under way for the last week. Somewhat slow going because I'm working while waiting for my test results. But I'm almost done now. I'm also writing a review for the Cooler Master Scout case that I received. (Here's a preview: I LOVE IT)

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did you get the Prolimatech TIM I sent you?
I did. I believe it was already tested. I'll have to check. I was taking handnotes because I'm in the middle of a couple projects (this, the CM Scout Review, Flashing a 360) and recording all the results and then finding a mean between the tests was easier for me on paper. You'd guys laugh if you saw my room.

Here... are some before the Bar Exam pictures of my room and workspace. I made over 600 flash cards for the exam.


Edited by shoot2scre - 8/27/09 at 6:56am
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post #165 of 191
MAN, I wish my place was that neat!
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I also just posted my review of the CM Scout that the good folks at Cooler Master sent me. Truly an awesome case. Check it out here:
http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...ml#post7047615
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post #167 of 191
Did you take the exam, if so did you pass?
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post #168 of 191
Great idea. I'd like to see the performance of theses. I plan on buying a Megahalems and wasn't sure on what TP to use.
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post #169 of 191
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Originally Posted by NoGuru View Post
Did you take the exam, if so did you pass?
Took the exam. Results aren't going to be posted until end of October, beginning of November. :swearing:


Quote:
Originally Posted by xXxALLANxXx View Post
Great idea. I'd like to see the performance of theses. I plan on buying a Megahalems and wasn't sure on what TP to use.
While I am happy to do, this TIM Shootout was the worst idea I've ever had. lol It's just soooo damn time consuming. Never again. =P

So far testing is going pretty much how I expected. Updates too follow. Stay tuned.
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post #170 of 191
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Great idea. I'd like to see the performance of theses. I plan on buying a Megahalems and wasn't sure on what TP to use.
While I do prefer the tests from a more reliable source like an OCN member, if you can't wait then I suggest looking into my Air Cooling Guide under the TIM section to help you pick a good TIM. Link is in Sig also.

Also, shoot2scre, I am subscribed to your thread and would love to link to your test results as soon as you have them available if you don't mind?

Still working on getting my sticky
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