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Got my Thermalright Archon

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And my god is it worth the money so far. I am currently writing a review, but I do have a first impressions article in my sig (link). (Any feedback about that article, or any other article would be appreciated and +rep'd)

Stock vs Archon at stock clocks are
75C on stock (25 IBT runs) vs 50C on Archon (25 IBT runs). That is impressive. I will start doing some overclocked tests shortly.

Discuss?
Edited by Bassdoken - 12/24/10 at 1:33am
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15 minutes, 30+ views, and not a single reply? lol.
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I wanna get 1 too but i just recently bought thermalright venomous X black
Edited by Gerik - 12/24/10 at 2:46am
 
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Woot! I finally hit 4Ghz! This has been like a goal of mine for >1 year. I am so happy.
Load temps are in the sixties, with one core being 60C, another being 67C, and the other two in the middle.
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Is your board designed for 4ghz+? MSI is notorious for going cheap on the power phases.
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15 minutes, 30+ views, and not a single reply? lol.
Nothing to reply.. waiting for the review.
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Is your board designed for 4ghz+? MSI is notorious for going cheap on the power phases.
I looked at the VRMs, and it actually looks like I have 6+1 Dr MOS.

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Nothing to reply.. waiting for the review.
Ah. That will be a while, since the holidays.
I'll try and do it between Christmas and New Year's.
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Nice PSU you've got there.

Also nice to know the Archon will fit in your case. Please post a pic of the back of your case so we can get some sense of what it takes to fit. Also, what size is your exhaust fan?

I too am waiting for your review; but take your time and do it right.
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Nice PSU you've got there.

Also nice to know the Archon will fit in your case. Please post a pic of the back of your case so we can get some sense of what it takes to fit. Also, what size is your exhaust fan?

I too am waiting for your review; but take your time and do it right.
Thank you. I splurged on it. That was for me.

Yeah, but just barely. lol. It looks like ~1/2" of clearance between it and the side panel. A pick of the back? So you know the width of the case? I'll do that soon, but I can tell you the width is ~8 1/2" wide. My exhaust fans is the stock 120mm fan.

I'm feelin' the pressure!
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Ah. That will be a while, since the holidays.
I'll try and do it between Christmas and New Year's.
No rush. I was j/k. lol Like ehume said, take your time and do it right so it can benefit others.
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