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Mega Shadow vs H70 using H1011's?

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I own both, was using my old megahalems with two ap-15's but the whine made it unbearable. I got an H70 not too long ago... it cools nicely in P/P with the AP-15's but I feel like it's underwhelming... temp spikes on my old 1055T were pretty high.

Anyway, I'm just bought an i7 920 from the marketplace (lapped) and supposedly a golden batch.

With two San Ace H1011's in P/P, how would my Mega Shadow (NIB) fare against the H70 with the same fans? Just out of curiosity because I'm getting a new case that I'll be more comfortable with the Mega Shadow in.

Probably will be running in between 4.2 to 4.4 GHz depending on temps.

Also, my preferred TIM is Shin-Etsu X23.
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I have my money on the H70 being the better performer, assuming you apply the TIM properly and don't screw with me. Come on guys, take a bet.
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I have my money on the H70 being the better performer, assuming you apply the TIM properly and don't screw with me. Come on guys, take a bet.
Lol, I like the dot method with the H70 and the line method with the megahalems. Usually works out fine that way

edit: don't have the system set up yet which is why I'm asking for some insight
Edited by Sirius - 12/20/10 at 3:14pm
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I use the dot method for all my coolers.

Check out item 1. in my sig to see the difference a second San Ace -H101 made (same fan as yours).
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