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post #21 of 42
AC isn't known for top of the line coolers. Granted they make good coolers for their price point but there are still better to be had.
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Doesn't look that impressive, but those are some serious heatpipes. Beefy, like a car manifold
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post #23 of 42
300w cooling power on 3 heat pipes? I doubt that, nice looking cooler though.

Edit: wow I must've herp'd when I derp'd and saw 3 heatpipes
Edited by Kratthew D. Kraids - 2/12/11 at 10:51am
    
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Weight1.05 kg
It better be able to dissipate 300W since its almost 2.35lbs.

edit: Is that with fans installed? Because on the back of the box it says 902grams for weight.
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post #25 of 42
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It's a 50mm fan, you can't compare it to larger ones. An average 80mm fan at 1500rpm has and equal sound pressure as a 120mm fan at 900rpm. (According to SPCR's tests).
Considering the fan size/rpm/dB curve is not linear, i'd say a 50mm at 2700 equals an average 120mm fan at 800-1000rpm. But you really shouldn't compare rpms since the sound pressures of a 120mm fan at 1100rpm and some other 120mm at 800 might be the same, not to mention their CFM!
80mm noctua@1600RPM is way louder than P12 noctua@1200RPM

so 50mm fan@2700 + air from it blowing directly through heatpipes> more and more noise.

from my POV it is absolutely ineffective because it will not push that much air to cool MOFSET,NB of MM effectively.
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post #26 of 42
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It better be able to dissipate 300W since its lmost 2.35lbs.

edit: Is that with fans installed? Because on the back of the box it says 902grams for weight.
I think it's 902 grams with all stuff...
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post #27 of 42
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80mm noctua@1600RPM is way louder than P12 noctua@1200RPM
According to what? I compared these two results as the Nexus fans represent the average fan with a smoother sound quality. The 120mm Nexus at 1080rpm is way louder than the 80mm Nexus at 1540rpm.
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post #28 of 42
What I don't like about AC is that they always use odd proprietary mountings for their fans, and in a situation where it dies you'll have to resort to making your own - as they are not based on the U.S and have no real warranty.

And based on the appearance of the heatsink its nothing to get excited about...
post #29 of 42
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According to what? I compared these two results as the Nexus fans represent the average fan with a smoother sound quality. The 120mm Nexus at 1080rpm is way louder than the 80mm Nexus at 1540rpm.
I have both noctua fans home so I can compare them and not rely on web this time.
you wouldnt believe how silet is P12-1300
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post #30 of 42
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Originally Posted by hawkeeyee View Post
I have both noctua fans home so I can compare them and not rely on web this time.
you wouldnt believe how silet is P12-1300
Noctua fans are not average fans, some of them have a very high rpm/db ratio but they dont move any air, and some of them have a low ratio (and they still dont move too much air).
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