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Old 07-19-2007, 05:03 PM   #11
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Default Re: How Do i trust this? (CPU HSF)

heatsink and fan basicly the whole cooler
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Old 07-19-2007, 05:04 PM   #12
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Besides that even, the Arctic Cooling is half the price. Just for future reference, copper cools better than aluminum (conducts heat better).
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Old 07-19-2007, 05:08 PM   #13
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the arctic cooler has copper heatpipes and a copper base. also i dont know if newegg has fixed it yet but they are 4 pin instead of 3
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Old 07-19-2007, 05:19 PM   #14
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yea i noticed that Newegg has fixed it And is that a 4 pin molex or mobo connector?
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Old 07-19-2007, 05:20 PM   #15
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its a motherboard. the extra wire is a pwm contorl to slow the fan down when the temptures are low so its quetier
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Old 07-19-2007, 05:40 PM   #16
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My take on it is to just get the Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme and a 120mm fan if you can afford it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835109140
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Old 07-19-2007, 08:14 PM   #17
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I have the 9700 and its a great HSF. Very comparable to the Thermalright Ultra 120 if you read some reviews you will see they are very close together. I wrote this a while back it was a review and instal tips on the 9700. Average temp drops after AC5 got settled in are around 13C drop. If you buy it I do recommend you take off the fan when installing it makes it much easier.

http://www.computerforums.org/showth...ht=zalman+9700

Heres a couple of shots when I was installing it on my board just to give you a idea of the size. Freestyle is right after the brackets in place it has no problem being supported.





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Old 07-19-2007, 08:57 PM   #18
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The Zalman 9700 is nowhere near the Thermalright Ultra-120. The Thermalright Ultra-120 is the best HSF on the market right now.
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you can get a good water cooling set for 90$ though...
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Old 07-19-2007, 09:16 PM   #20
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you can get a good water cooling set for 90$ though...
Hahaha, no you can't. You've got to spend at least $200 for a good water cooling setup. Kits just don't cut it most of the time as well.
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