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Old 01-22-2010, 05:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Really sweet lookin CPU Heatsinks!

I may have liquid cooling, but I'm still a hardware junkie for crazy lookin CPU coolers..

Here are a couple of my recent finds that I thought were pretty cool.

Tuniq Tower 120 Extreme -Rated #1 Temp section for heatsinks on the sit listed below.
Tuniq Tower 120 Extreme Heatsink Review - FrostyTech.com


Thermaltake SpinQ
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The Tuniq does look really cool But I bet it's hard to keep clean.

The Thermaltake is just a new spin on an old idea (squirrel cage fan).
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Default Re: Really sweet lookin CPU Heatsinks!

^ nothing an air compressor won't fix.. I think it's black. Saw it on Newegg and thought it'd be sweet lookin with a red Y/L fan in there!

The SpinQ looks cool,m but something is telling me it's not very effective.
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I have a small compressor I use for just such reasons. But it still looks like it would retain a lot of small particles. I usually remove my True Cooper every 3-6 months and soak it in Orange juice to remove the tarnish and all the small dust particles that don't blow off. But I wouldn't bother if the Copper didn't look so good clean
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^ That's interesting, I remember reading a post a really long time ago where someone mentioned the same method. What do you use to wash the orange juice off, soap/water/thin brush?
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^ That's interesting, I remember reading a post a really long time ago where someone mentioned the same method. What do you use to wash the orange juice off, soap/water/thin brush?
I've mentioned the OJ before, with a picture even
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I washed it off with water and compressed air
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Yes that is indeed where I saw it :P, great method to keep in mind no doubt!

edit: I still think the True Copper is one of the coolest looking heatsinks out there. It's just so...pretty....and you know, must be heavy as ****.
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Yes that is indeed where I saw it :P, great method to keep in mind no doubt!

edit: I still think the True Copper is one of the coolest looking heatsinks out there. It's just so...pretty....and you know, must be heavy as ****.
Ohh ya, the TRUE copper is like 2 pounds
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Is it? I would probably have to set my case on it's side...I doubt my mobo could handle that kind of weight hehe.
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Is it? I would probably have to set my case on it's side...I doubt my mobo could handle that kind of weight hehe.
It's about 1400 some grams, which i believe is close to 2 pounds.
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