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Scythe Announces Ninja 3 Performance CPU Cooler

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Another monster
 
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The fins are a lot closer together on this one than the other versions. Looks like their going for power rather than low airflow (passive) efficiency. Still looks like it should perform well with with any kind of decent fan strapped to it though!
 
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Hmm.. this plus 2x Scythe GTs should be interesting.
 
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My only concern with all these monster coolers is that they always cover the memory slots when installed on most motherboards
 
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My only concern with all these monster coolers is that they always cover the memory slots when installed on most motherboards
My mugen does but it's not an issue if using ram that doesn't have gigantic heatsinks.
 
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Nice. Will keep it in mind for my next build.

Had a Ninja for my old 3800 X2 build and a Ninja Plus for my previous rig and current rig. Probably could lose 2 or 3 of my 4 case fans and wouldn't have a problem with overheating.
 

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Im loving Scythe, went to the Mugen 2 from Liquid cooling and only went up maybe 18-20 degrees C at most. Quiet, awesome cooling, and even though it does go over the memory slots of my GSkill Tridents, it doesn't really collide with the spreaders. When I eventually build my HTPC I want to use the Scythe LP (Low Profile) cooler.
 
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My only concern with all these monster coolers is that they always cover the memory slots when installed on most motherboards
Yeah it's annoying when you wanna swap out some ram but you have to remove the look to get to them.:rolleyes:
 
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16 heat pipes.

three pull fans and no front fan will give you the lowest temps possible.
(there is no point to a front fan when it can't keep up with 56cfm x 3)