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Hey, If any of you are wondering about cpu fan/heatsinks, and are unsure, check out this huge head to head review of over 25 heatsinks on the market.

http://www.madshrimps.be/?action=getarticle&articID=419

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post #2 of 17
Holy cow! That is really comprehensive!

Nice find!
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Interesting results indeed- especially for the TTBT crew.
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post #4 of 17
Yet another source that says that the BT is not the best. Thanks for the find! It also shows how good the Tuniq T-120 design is with the fan. Makes me feel even better about my intent to purchase it!
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post #5 of 17
The BT and TT120 are pretty much the same but personally I think the TT120's design is better and it cools my CPU better than anything I've tried before. I have a 540 that used to do 41c at idle and now does 35c idle, I'm yet to see what the load temps are, don't have that much time to play with it.

As for my 660, well: See My Thread.
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ohk whats the deal with the size of coolers how do they play a part in what cooler do you go for dosent any cooler fit in any slot ???
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post #7 of 17
I think it's more of an air turbulance thing my PSU blows down towards the CPU and out the back...My top fan on my HT101 sucks down through the fins and the one on bottom blows out onto my videocard....temps don't rise more than 38*c underload and it cools back down to 31*c in like 10 seconds
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post #8 of 17
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Originally Posted by Nasgul
The BT and TT120 are pretty much the same but personally I think the TT120's design is better and it cools my CPU better than anything I've tried before. I have a 540 that used to do 41c at idle and now does 35c idle, I'm yet to see what the load temps are, don't have that much time to play with it.

As for my 660, well: See My Thread.
Yea, I like how the Tuniq 120's fan slides inbetween the heatsink, looks more efficient and is very unique compared to other CPU coolers.
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post #9 of 17
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Originally Posted by Nasgul
The BT and TT120 are pretty much the same but personally I think the TT120's design is better and it cools my CPU better than anything I've tried before.
TT120 blows air out the rear exost of the computer case, whereas the big typhoon only blows against the case window, and typically not in the spot where a fan is (sometimes there is a grill there which would make it alright). Because of this, the TT120 is more efficient at cooling, so I would not call them the same. Other than that, I agree with you.
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post #10 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nasgul
The BT and TT120 are pretty much the same but personally I think the TT120's design is better and it cools my CPU better than anything I've tried before. I have a 540 that used to do 41c at idle and now does 35c idle, I'm yet to see what the load temps are, don't have that much time to play with it.

As for my 660, well: See My Thread.
I'm glad to hear about your 540 results. I also have a 540 and i just bought the TT 120...waiting for my new mobo to install it.
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