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Old 01-04-2005, 07:09 PM   #41 (permalink)
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thermalright heatsink with a VANTEC TORNADO FAN. LOUD BUT EFFECTIVE.
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Old 01-04-2005, 07:33 PM   #42 (permalink)
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from all the reviews, the Thermaltake Bigwater cooling kit it really nice and can be found for around 100-150 bucks. It cools within 1-2 degrees of the zalman for half the price. Thats an option if you still are interested in water cooling.
here are some sites where they sell it cheap (though you may have to wait for it to be back in stock, they sell out quick)
http://www.securemart.com/cgi-bin/fu...8.html?pcode=1
http://www.spacecentersystems.com/ca...ucts_id/268854
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Old 01-05-2005, 06:39 AM   #43 (permalink)
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Yeah it looks nice, shame i haven't found anyone who sells it in the UK yet.
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Old 01-05-2005, 07:04 AM   #44 (permalink)
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That thing is huge! And probably costs a bomb...
It's almost 18 inches tall. Thats like, bigger than a CMstacker.
If you don't have the money for a fancy water cooling system, then i suggest
one of these.
To attach them, i suggest Arctic Silver 5 as the thermal paste.
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Old 01-05-2005, 07:08 AM   #45 (permalink)
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I already use the Zalman 7700CU (Or something like that - big and copper) does a damn good job too.
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Old 01-05-2005, 12:21 PM   #46 (permalink)
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What do you think of this heatsink ?

http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=77&type=expert

And does this help with cooling much ? : http://www.casetech.co.uk/product_in...roducts_id/327
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Old 01-05-2005, 01:13 PM   #47 (permalink)
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The heatsink looks good, no idea how effective since they didn't quote figures - but it looks like it could be effective.

As for the ducting its not a huge load of use to be honest. Makes the inside of the case tidier sometimes.
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Old 01-05-2005, 02:02 PM   #48 (permalink)
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Well it was given the silver award for "Best Buy Heatsink" of 2004 on this website

http://www.ocworkbench.com/2004/arti...ward2004-3.htm

so i assume it has good cooling and it looks much better than the gold winner.

The duct is only couple of £, so i may as well get it.
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Old 01-06-2005, 06:24 AM   #49 (permalink)
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Not to sound crazy but why does it matter how it looks?
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Old 01-06-2005, 01:05 PM   #50 (permalink)
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It doesn't really, but I have a window in my case and i would rather see that than the number one lol.
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