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So after looking at some reviews online I think I've decided on the Venomous X for my i7 2600K build. Superbiiz.com has it and the Megahalems for $59.99 and free shipping, however, the Megahalems isn't available right now. My question is that I have been reading about problems with the pressure system on the Venomous X. Does anyone know of any problems when using the heatsink at the lowest 40 lb setting? I also thought I read something about the cooler moving a bit? Thanks in advance.
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There is no problem using 40lbs but using 70lbs will give you problems. The cooler moving is normal so it's no big problem.
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If you want it a tad flashier, the Venomous X Black is $62.99 shipped from the same place.
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Originally Posted by magicase View Post
There is no problem using 40lbs but using 70lbs will give you problems. The cooler moving is normal so it's no big problem.
Thank you. I figured as much, but just wanted to make sure.

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Originally Posted by Xyxyll View Post
If you want it a tad flashier, the Venomous X Black is $62.99 shipped from the same place.
Haha... its funny you say that. I found that just after I posted this up. I'm thinking that's gonna be my choice.

Thanks again to the both of you.
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Thermalright have made some change in the central crossbar of the mounting bracket.Its two terminal screws are not spring loaded. Perhaps this change is related to damaged sockets from too great pressure.
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whatever the case, the 40lb pressue give better temps than the way too tight 70lb does
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Anyone know how much pressure the Megahalems has?

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Quote:
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Anyone know how much pressure the Megahalems has?

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I'm not sure about the Megahalems but i know Super Mega uses 40lbs and 70lbs screws so maybe they both use the same tension system.
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