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This thing is HUGE! It does not contend with the top air coolers. According to this review, its not as good as anticipated. I would really hate to mount this thing also.

    
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post #2 of 14
http://translate.google.de/translate...ua-nh-d14.html

my review, comparing it to the D14 and the Silver arrow. it's translated with google, so you can pretty much ignore the text, but the graphs are self explenatory!
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post #3 of 14
stupid mounting system, how can you challenge top coolers with that mounting system

And I thought we would see way better temps than that
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post #4 of 14
the mounting system is ok. it's far from being as good as the prolimatech, noctua or even thermalright ones, but it's alright. If you want a very quiet and nice looking cooler and don't care about the price so much, it's definately not a bad option...
Performance wise it's roughly on par with the Ven X or Megahalems (with the same fans) and the build quality is top notch.
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post #5 of 14
what is ok with that mounting system?
I cant imagine taking it off for cleaning or something like that..
had frio before and that was pain in the ass as well..good old noctua mounting system
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post #6 of 14
^ You said it! That mounting system made me hate cleaning, even opening, my case. Had it with a Mugen 2. Replaced it with a D14 about a year ago and never looked back.
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post #7 of 14
I need about 10-15 minutes to mount it and seriously, the Mugen 2 is THE most popular heatsink in germany despite its mounting System. I dot like the Mounting System, i just think it's not a big deal for most people, that's all...
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post #8 of 14
try to mount noctua and you will see the difference
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post #9 of 14
i just did a review with the silver arrow, D14 and the Dark Rock Pro, so i obviously know the difference
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post #10 of 14
and you like more the mounting system of dark pro?
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