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The cooling market is one of the most competitive ones out there. From previous reviews, it was becoming clear that to get better performance, manufacturers had to upscale and create larger coolers. The most successful results came in the form of the Silver Arrow by Thermalright and the NH-D14 by Noctua. The problem is that in a world fuelled with marketing by RAM manufacturers to adopt their over the top memory heat spreaders, cooler compatibility has become a growing issue. As such, dual tower heatsinks are not always the ideal solution and cooler manufacturers become compromised in their design. On the positive side, it gives rise to innovation. For the most part, traditional single tower coolers will always play a key role in the cooling market. They have been tried and tested, proving nearly as effective as dual tower heatsinks in some cases. Improving performance is no longer a matter of simply going bigger but instead optimising fin design and heatsink shape have to be factored in. This is where Prolimatech come in with their Super Mega.


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post #2 of 42
Looks like my megashadow megahalems... 6 pipes...

infact theres no difference....

a few copper fins, wow
Edited by Lazloisdavrock - 3/31/11 at 3:03pm
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inb4copper pipes or bust
they are, they have a nickel plating on them.
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copper by itself without plating will slowly allow the heatpipes to evaporate dry. Nickle plating seals them.
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So it 6.5C cooler then Megahalem? I dont buy that.
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In a world.. where your Air Cooler is Only as Nifty as the words attached to it, comes the Newest and Obviously best sounding Air Cooler to date...

OCN's Uber Wicked Sick Over 9000 Scrumdiddlyumptious Cooler than Cooler..
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Since when did they start using dual hemis as heatsinks?
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In a world.. where your Air Cooler is Only as Nifty as the words attached to it, comes the Newest and Obviously best sounding Air Cooler to date...

OCN's Uber Wicked Sick Over 9000 Scrumdiddlyumptious Cooler than Cooler..
Scru,dod;yumptious is quite literally the BEST word out there
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So it 6.5C cooler then Megahalem? I dont buy that.
Did you compare them with the same fan configurations? If so, you'll find that it's only a 3C difference...
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