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Looking for a "flashy" CPU cooler - any suggestions?

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kyle2020

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The copper 9700 uses a blue LED, I could take a picture of it for you when I get home from work. There is a Nvidia themed version which is nickel plated and uses a green led fan.
i see. that would be brilliant thanks! im just thinking my pc is going to be a bit of a tight squeeze, i mean this is with the arctic 64 alpine, and as you can see its right close to my RAM and not farr off the exhaust fan :banghead:

 
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bloody hell thats huge! ive seen a flash on it somewhere before, and they out it on the bonnet of a mercedes as an ornament :D looked about the right size on the car! haha.
actually, it might be alittle bit to big for a hood ornament :laugh:
 
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thermalright ultra extreme 120mm black edition with a sick fan :toast:
 
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get a xigmatek and put on a strobe light .. that will be flashy enuff.
 

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thermalright ultra extreme 120mm black edition with a sick fan :toast:
NO Get the regular edition. Black absorbs the most heat so therefore no good. If you get a TRUE with a combination of a 220 CFM delta fan you will "maybe" outperform Watercooling.
 

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its so minimal of a difference its hardly there... the black nickel cover on the extreme actually can dissipate much more heat than cooper can.
 
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I don't think it's really true, plus it creates a better seal for the copper tubes. If anything the fan runs a little slow, but it looks darn nice!:)
 
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If you go with a Xigmatek HDT-S1283, there was a review of the Red Scorpion recently that found it to perform slightly worse then the normal one because of it being nickel plated, it gave up a few degrees. Of course this is just one review, so it doesn't mean it is completely true, but something to think about.

Source http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.p...ask=view&id=155&Itemid=1&limit=1&limitstart=5
Perhaps that's true, i haven't tested with the normal one, but it sure adds "BLING" to your case. :)
 
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Ah, well then, I just remembered seeing that and thought I'd share. I'm still waiting out the arrival of the Achilles S1284.
 
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that xigmatek looks nice. very nice . . . but the picture of the 9700 erocker has uploaded, thankyou very much by the way, has kinda sealed the deal on it for me. im not ordering until next week i dont think, but still, thanks for everyones input!