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post #11 of 43
You can get the armageddon for 35 dollars. SimpleTech already gave the link to jab-tech for it
http://www.jab-tech.com/Prolimatech-...k-pr-4642.html
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post #12 of 43
Scythe Mugen 2, but this is an amazing deal and well worth the extra cash in my opinion. If it could fit my motherboard I'd trade my Megahalems for one with no hesitation.
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post #13 of 43
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@Balckhawk
Yeah, I used the coupon, it's $41, but you also need to buy a fan.

@boredgunner
lol can it fit a Antec 900/ X58?
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post #14 of 43
Hrm, I don't know if it can fit an Antec 900. It should fit your motherboard as it has no VREG heat sink at the top or a large NB heat sink. The clearance issue with that cooler is caused by the heat pipes protruding too long - on my motherboard it runs into a VREG heat sink at the top of the board but yours has no such thing.
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post #15 of 43
I say the Mugen 2, or as they call it now the SCMG-2100. Great cooler. Keeps my 970 under 62c at 4.4.
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post #16 of 43
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Originally Posted by boredgunner View Post
Scythe Mugen 2, but this is an amazing deal and well worth the extra cash in my opinion. If it could fit my motherboard I'd trade my Megahalems for one with no hesitation.
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post #17 of 43
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the NB is as tall as my ram, and it's right next to the CPU. I think the Mugen 2 is still close to the best for the price from these benchmarks... I'm not sure if they're reliable. the better v6GT doesn't beat it by much.

http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.ph...1&limitstart=4
http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.ph...1&limitstart=4
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post #18 of 43
armageddon at jab for 35. go for it.

edit. the mounting on the mugen2 is as reliable as can get in my opinion...
    
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post #19 of 43
Quote:
Originally Posted by Scrimstar View Post
@Balckhawk
Yeah, I used the coupon, it's $41, but you also need to buy a fan.

@boredgunner
lol can it fit a Antec 900/ X58?
I think the one on Jab-Tech already has 1 fan with it, because it gives a CFM and dB rating in the specs, as well as having a fan pictured in one of the additional images.
post #20 of 43
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Yeah I've seen that but they only had Yate Loon high speeds. I have a high overclock as well (but only 1.30625 VCore and it's an i5 quad) but I have a 220 CFM fan with a shroud (21 mmH20 static pressure). Combined with the V6's larger fin surface area and heat pipe configuration, I'd be more confident in it than my Megahalems. It was starting to show its limits in IBT until I switched to this fan.
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