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I saw the v10 selling for $50 on a site. That's more than half it's retail price.

Should I upgrade to it? Is it even worth it? I currently have a Sunbeam CCF 120mm.

I hear the v10 is a major hassle to install. Would it even fit if I have tall Gskill Ripjaw ram chips?
    
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post #2 of 14
I hear that it is garbage. If you want a good air cooler, get Megahalems or Venx
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post #3 of 14
much too bloated.

get a xiggy with am3 bracket (i believe they support it) , megahalems or hyper 212+
 
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post #4 of 14
that $50 can be put towards a better cooler than the v10

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post #5 of 14
You couldn't pay me to put that piece of **** in my case.
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post #6 of 14
I have a V8 and dont like it too much. Its a pain to maintain, but it cools alright. Their are better ones out there for the money.
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post #7 of 14
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Originally Posted by Fantasysage View Post
You couldn't pay me to put that piece of **** in my case.
That pretty much says it all... Its pretty bad. The V8 wasn't to bad but they really f'ed up with the v10
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post #8 of 14
ive got the v8 crammed in antec 900 and i had to cut the rail the side panel sits on and a 120mm fan just to get the damn thing in there, and the v10 is bigger, although the v8 cools very well imo, put that $50 towards something better...
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post #9 of 14
now v10 cools a step better that v8 , I know most people will say its crap this and that because they have only seen reviews and stuff and people on reviews didn't like this stuff because it says it uses a peltier (phase change)
but still doesn't give any better temps than the top dog out there..

so its completely up to you..If you think you need upgrade then go for it..
but mind you if there is something better than v10 for $50 out there buy it without hesitation...
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post #10 of 14
v10 = great concept it didnt get put into product properly
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