Originally posted by MrBebop26
Aluminum resists heat, copper doesnt. Put aluminum foil in an oven for 20 minutes and take it out, within 2 seconds you can touch it. Copper you wouldnt dream of doing that to.
No, you want it to transfer heat, which means you want something that doesn't resist heat, making copper a good choice.
It's kinda irrelevant; they're both copper.
Zalman - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118115
There are very marginal differences between the 2. They display no CFM, so there isn't really any difference that you can point to, expect noise level. (the Zalman wins) and the price, a difference of $7 dollars. I'm sure both will work fine; I'd preferably go w/ the zalman cauze it's quieter and there's no LEDs (i don't like LEDs).
The Zalman's wider and shorter and the Gigabyte's skinniner and taller, incase that matters.
Yea, i guess you could say that Zalman's a reputable company and we trust them.
Look at the links, make a descion for yourself.