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CMV8 or Xigmatek Dark Knight

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by adulaamin, Nov 30, 2009.

  1. adulaamin

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    hello and good day.

    i'm about to buy one of these coolers to replace the stock cooler on my cpu and those are the only good coolers i could find around here. which one should i get? the xiggy is slightly more expensive than the V8. could you please advice me on which one to get? :)
     
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    If the Xiggy is more expensive, get the V8. ^_^
     
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  3. kyle2020 Guest

    Dark Knight by far - cheaper, more aesthetically pleasing.
     
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    the thing is the dark knight is slightly more expensive in here than the V8, 160 pesos to be exact (around 4-5 dollars i think). performance wise which would be better?
     
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    Off the top of my head id say the Xigmatek, however you might want to nip over to frostytech's massive database of HSF reviews and do some comparisons ;)
     
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    TO me, Xig is the better choice. It's not so gotty big, and pair it up with the right fan, stock fan is great non the less, you got a sweet cooler.

    for reviews I'd go to frostytech or Tweaktown Cooling reviews
     
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    i found these:

    http://www.frostytech.com/top5heatsinks.cfm

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    they're almost the same...i'll search for more reviews and i think i'll just visit both shops tomorrow and take a look at the coolers...maybe i can make a choice then...:)
     
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    does the xiggy or v8 mount normally in am2+ boards? i mean does the fan point toward the back or the top?
     
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  10. kyle2020 Guest

    can be either way depending on the mosfet clearance and such.
     
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    i just wanted to make sure coz i read something that says i need a bracket to make the xiggy point towards the back when i install it on a amd board...:)
     
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