the only thing i said about anything is the OP isn't competing against sub ambient cooling.
well i said more than that. HWBot, 3D HOF, and here on OCN aren't the only sites/forums w/benchmarking. the rules on many "casual" benchmarks are pretty foot loose and fancy free with allowing LOD for nvidia and tessellation for AMD as those are driver level tweaks accessible to anyone.
i would expect sub ambient cooling to have more stringent rules. i hope that relievates any concerns.
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