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This should be coming out fairly soon and we will get some to give away as well possibly.

Here's a quick video:

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I totaly dig where these guys are taking the K2. Rubbers fans is f'en brilliant in theory...hope it hold's up in real world application. If those fans are PWM and flow up to the 70's in CFM(80CFM would be dreamy!) I can't see how that cooler wont at least make the king of air cooling a nice little 3 some

Looking at the video, I noticed the side's are bent down, to interlock the fins and kind of make a wind baffle to direct all the air though the cooler heat pipe's. The silver arrow's little bent tabs arnt as large so I wounder if it helps it keep cool. Also the copper base is a +. I realy want to know why they added the 3d effect to it, I cant see how that would make any change in cooling, any idea's? look's like the wife's build might be getting my silver arrow at this rate lol.
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I totaly dig where these guys are taking the K2. Rubbers fans is f'en brilliant in theory...hope it hold's up in real world application. If those fans are PWM and flow up to the 70's in CFM(80CFM would be dreamy!) I can't see how that cooler wont at least make the king of air cooling a nice little 3 some

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The 3D effect is probably a design that keeps the air quiet as it passes through the cooler by reducing wind shear noise.
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The 3D effect is probably a design that keeps the air quiet as it passes through the cooler by reducing wind shear noise.
If this cooled as well as the d-14/silver arrow but made less noise that would be pretty sweet!
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If this cooled as well as the d-14/silver arrow but made less noise that would be pretty sweet!
According to the rep in the video, this cooler goes blow for blow with the Noctua and SA, but beats them as the load gets higher. We shall see....
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According to the rep in the video, this cooler goes blow for blow with the Noctua and SA, but beats them as the load gets higher. We shall see....
I know..I'm kinda having a nerd-gazum over here!
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post #27 of 46
I think I remember seeing this thing in some photos from one of the trade shows.

Looks like an art deco D14.
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Are these heatsinks only going to be available in Europe?
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wowzerz but I dont think that guy can say AMD lol
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double post, because the server errored EXACTLY when I posted:

505 internal server error.. nice whats wrong with OCN servers today?
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