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post #21 of 51
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no, v8 is kind of crap, stick with the 212+ if u cant afford the higher end coolers.
venomous x is a good one too, and maybe v6 gt but dont quote me on this last one.

With a heavy overclock you could see upwards of a 10 degree difference with the V6, it is actually a pretty good cooler.

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/hardware-canucks-reviews/34658-cooler-master-v6-gt-cpu-cooler-review-8.html

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103089&Tpk=v6%20gt
     
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Where would I put these fans?
Your Hyper 212+ should have come with a spare bracket for attaching a 2nd fan on it.
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post #23 of 51
I can only say good things about the Megahalem, with 2 1900 rpm fans from scythe in push pull config my idle temps are under 30C and under load is typically under 55C with F@H. Games never go above 40C.

I wish I had this cooler for my Q9650, easily could of got 4.2Ghz stable.
post #24 of 51
wow, why do you guys say the v8 sucks, i actually have it running on my q9550 on oc and cores are not higher than 40C on load I just took the fan controller off and let it run on auto and it is fine.
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I believe it's just overpriced? Anyways, so yes, now I realize that I have those retention clips. I'll purchase the second fan and you said I would put it instead of a 120mm case fan? Or am I misunderstanding?
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post #26 of 51
amidoinitrite? How can you can go wrong with this


OH wait wrong thread
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post #27 of 51
get a H50, H60, H70, one of those coolit WC units, or a V6GT (its beastly AND it has ricer color changing! WIN).
D14 or a megahalem or a venX is good for you tho
V8 sucks. and dont even CONSIDER a V10. not worth the price.
    
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post #28 of 51
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Originally Posted by Enfluenza View Post
get a H50, H60, H70, one of those coolit WC units, or a V6GT.
D14 or a megahalem or a venX is good for you tho
V8 sucks. and dont even CONSIDER a V10. not worth the price.
Venomous X vs Megahalem?
Edited by csm725 - 4/22/11 at 10:34am
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post #29 of 51
I had a friend who built an i7 rig with a V8. I recommended him not to buy it and spent a bit more on a more practical HSF, even a TRUE would be better price/performance.

Anyways he was whining "oh i dont want to spent that much" and bought it anyways. I overclocked his i7 (cus he is too stupid to learn how to do it himself) and basically its nothing special. He gets 75 degrees at 3.5 or 3.6ghz on his 860 under max load.

Personally I would spend the extra 10 or 20$ and get a silver arrow. Thermalright makes good HSFs.

EDIT: Also ya it looks really tacky and stupid IMO, a V8 is a car engine not a computer part.
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Thread Starter 
So... long story short^ VenX vs Megahalem?
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