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What's wrong with 1.3? Intel spec is 1.45.
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post #32 of 46
I never said there was anything wrong with 1.3, just that its not worth it for my use right now (my CPU runs BOINC not F@H). If I move to bigadv folding I will look into it though

Back on topic, my vote is for the Mega!
 
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post #33 of 46
Ahh...makes sense.

Well, you should. Folding is so much better than BOINC.

Totally is.
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post #34 of 46
Both my GPUs Fold 24/7 BOINC is much better than Folding though, common knowledge /sarchasm
 
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post #36 of 46
BOINC can still make use of 4ghz.
And you can use it as a testing ground so when you decide to give F@H a try you are set for bigadv folding already.

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Originally Posted by SgtHop View Post
Well, you should. Folding is so much better than BOINC.

Totally is.
Lets be nice, BOINC has many projects which do great things for science.
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H50 ! closed loop water cooler, destroys all air-coolers and is as easy as an air-cooler to fit!
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H50 ! closed loop water cooler, destroys all air-coolers and is as easy as an air-cooler to fit!
No, it doesn't. The D14, VenX, Silver Arrow, and Archon will all eat the H50 for breakfast.
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post #39 of 46
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Does anyone have a site that they recommend that shows how well each of these perform when compared to each other?

Also, while look at the currently most recommended models (Noctua and Silver Arrow), they *look* terrible. But I guess something has to give for incredible performance.

Thank you guys for all of the back and forth, I'm finding it quite interesting and informative!
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by stu. View Post
Does anyone have a site that they recommend that shows how well each of these perform when compared to each other?

Also, while look at the currently most recommended models (Noctua and Silver Arrow), they *look* terrible. But I guess something has to give for incredible performance.

Thank you guys for all of the back and forth, I'm finding it quite interesting and informative!
If you want a HSF that "looks" better than the Noctua and the Silver Arrow, but still performs similar to them then take a look at the Prolimatech Megahalems rev B or the Thermalright Venomous X.

Mega: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...Tpk=megahalems

Ven X: http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/thvexcpuco.html
Edited by HobieCat - 1/6/11 at 7:19am
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