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post #21 of 43
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It doesn't say it comes with a fan anywhere, I think that might be a risky bet. "Ideal when equipped with 140mm x 25mm fans, also compatible with 120mm x 25mm fans."

@boredgunner
tbh, I don't think I want to spend over $50 for a HSF. 4*C doesn't really matter much, does it?
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post #22 of 43
Mugen 2 gets my vote at this price point, easily..
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post #23 of 43
Quote:
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@boredgunner
tbh, I don't think I want to spend over $50 for a HSF. 4*C doesn't really matter much, does it?
The Mugen 2 is an excellent choice indeed. But such a drop can matter. What if your temps are just over the safe limit? Dropping them 4 degrees is nice.
 
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post #24 of 43
Yeah it really doesn't specifically say anywhere that it includes a fan, but I am not sure why else it would give CFM and dB ratings for a chunk of metal lol.

Also if you look at the images of it the first image is a fan mounted on it and the second is the same fan alongside the box for it.

Not sure though...
post #25 of 43
does it matter if it doesnt come with a fan?

cant you salvage another fan from the case and use it on the hs? or even a fanless heatsink? a high speed yate from jab would cost 3-4 bucks.

35+8 bucks for a push pull with the facebook coupon is a good deal.
    
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post #26 of 43
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kick View Post
does it matter if it doesnt come with a fan?

cant you salvage another fan from the case and use it on the hs? or even a fanless heatsink? a high speed yate from jab would cost 3-4 bucks.

35+8 bucks for a push pull with the facebook coupon is a good deal.
Yeah I just tried that and came out to $55.21 shipped. The cheapest fans they had were $6.99 for the 140cm/48.5dB fans.
post #27 of 43
The Mugen 2 for $40 shipped was a hard deal to beat. Now it's $40 + $3 shipping. That makes an Armageddon for $35 + $9 shipping (I just bought one) a fine deal.

The main difference is the mounting: the Mugen 2 is the hardest heatsink I have ever mounted. I should have dragooned one of my kids to help. The Armageddon, OTOH, uses the Prolimatech mount - it's easy and quite secure. It's the number 2 mount, behind the Noctua, and ahead of the Thermalright.

Go for it. There are only five left at 2010-01-01, 2025 EST.
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post #28 of 43
Quote:
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The Mugen 2 for $40 shipped was a hard deal to beat. Now it's $40 + $3 shipping. That makes an Armageddon for $35 + $9 shipping (I just bought one) a fine deal.

The main difference is the mounting: the Mugen 2 is the hardest heatsink I have ever mounted. I should have dragooned one of my kids to help. The Armageddon, OTOH, uses the Prolimatech mount - it's easy and quite secure. It's the number 2 mount, behind the Noctua, and ahead of the Thermalright.

Go for it. There are only five left at 2010-01-01, 2025 EST.
Yeah I would assume it is hard to mount it weighs nearly 2 pounds... lol
post #29 of 43
I think it is called the Hyper 212+. I used it on an AMD build for my dad and it keeps the chip running cool at 3.7Ghz. I think temps were something like 55C at that clock.
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post #30 of 43
http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...ddon-35-a.html

bam best for your cash at the moment. use coupon code "facebook" or "rrr" to get it down to ~$42 shipped.
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