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Debating between Zalman 9500 and Big Typhoon

post #1 of 8
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The Zalman 9500 I know will fit in the wind tunnel of my case, but as far as the Big Typhoon goes, can I even FIT it inside my CASE?

I am getting a P5P800 mobo and my case is a Spiral Galaxies (BTX layout).
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post #2 of 8
I think the Zalman is awesome--but I keep hearing great things about the BT....don't really know--except that some of the TT stuff is lame--but all of the Zalman stuff is decent.
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post #3 of 8
Zalman rocks have heard nothign but good things about all of their cooling products. There is a PCI Fan slot card I think I will be purchasing them very soon.
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post #4 of 8
Well I've been hearing many complaints about the Zalman, but that just be the way its seated for them or something
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post #5 of 8
Yeah, installin my Zalmax 9500 was a ***** (on 478 socket) but now that i got it seated good it works awesome... runnin 4.055GHz on a 3.0 prescot Vcore =1.6V(~15% over volt), my loaded temps never get above 54C, which is pretty good temp for this processor.

to put in perspective i was hittin 57C temps @ 3.6GHz with no over volt (Vcore 1.4) with the intel stock cooler. as u can see the Zalman made a huge difference for me.
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post #6 of 8
why not get an aerocool cooler...hmmm
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post #7 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by PROBN4LYFE
why not get an aerocool cooler...hmmm
Financial and assemable difficulties?
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post #8 of 8
If you have a wind tunnel the zalman would probably be a better choice for you.
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