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Scythe Releases the Ashura CPU Cooler

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#2
"Newly developed retention" they say ... I hope they mean "No more fucking pushpins"
 
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#3
"Newly developed retention" they say ... I hope they mean "No more fucking pushpins"
It looks in the pictures to be quite similar to Zalman's system, with which it is extremely fiddly to fit or remove a large cooler without removing the board from the case.
 
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Is there still a market for large tower type coolers with the proliferation of closed-loop water cooling systems?
 

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#8
I guess if you're one of those people still afraid of leaks -_-
Or if you are one that wants a cooler that will still be working in 5+ years. Close looped systems still suffer from evaporation and even Corsair has admitted the expected life of close looped AIO coolers is only about 5 years at best. My TRUE cooling my main rig is 5 and a half years old and still kicking ass, and I don't see it failing any time soon, and the standard Ultra-120 cooling Rig4 is over 6 years old at this point.
 
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#9
There was only 1 German review I could google and results did not test a 2 fan system I think.
 

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#10
Is there still a market for large tower type coolers with the proliferation of closed-loop water cooling systems?
Some water coolers are still beaten out by the CM Hyper's by a couple of degrees.