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Big Typhoon will beat the Si-120 by 1-2C right?
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Not sure by how much but yes, BUT if you have some crazy 220CFM 65dBA Delta fan on the SI 120 then it may beat the BT but the BT will still only be 16dBA so it would not be worth it, I absolutely love my BT, just as a comparison, it keeps my P4 3.0 at 3.375 with 1.43vCore at 32c idle and 45c 100% load!
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Does anyone have a chart comparing the Big Typhoon to the xp-120? I've looked but never found out.
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Not sure by how much but yes, BUT if you have some crazy 220CFM 65dBA Delta fan on the SI 120 then it may beat the BT but the BT will still only be 16dBA so it would not be worth it, I absolutely love my BT, just as a comparison, it keeps my P4 3.0 at 3.375 with 1.43vCore at 32c idle and 45c 100% load!
.......... BT is not that great then, I oc from 2.0 to 2.7 with 1.52vcore and my zalman 92mm idles at 31C and 43C load
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post #5 of 10
I have a 660 @4.4ghz load temps are 42c. 1.5vcore. with my typhoon.
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Ambient temps anyone?
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post #7 of 10
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I think I'll go for the Si-120 instead, I like the design and looks compare to Big T, but I'll probally regret it later though
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post #8 of 10
I get 30*C idle and 43*C under load with my SI-120. My San Diego has 1.7V running through it. Ambient temps. are around 80*F.
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Where do you guys buy your BTs and stuff? I found a BT for $52 on ZipZoomFly. Is that well priced?

Is the BT just a heatsink to replace the stock one? I figured air cooling meant it was a giant fan or something. Could someone point me to a cooling guide or FAQ? I looked but found none.
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post #10 of 10
i think typhoon is better...but im using cooler master hyper 48!! damn silent!! at my amd 64 3000+ venice 2.7ghz...30c at idle n 41c at 100% !! and super silent!! trust me! at the first..i've survey the big typhoon for 2 weeks..but..in the end..i buy this super latest coolermaster heatsink(come with with DELTA silent fan)...tyohoon jas too BIG 4 me..worried bout my mobo crack.. go 4 cooler master hyper 48 lol!! hehe
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