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Which air cooler?

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by erocker, Feb 7, 2008.

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Which cooler is.... cooler?

Poll closed Feb 17, 2008.
  1. 9700

    89.5%
  2. 9500

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    0.0%
  3. Silent Knight II

    10.5%
  1. erocker

    erocker Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    It's going onto an Asus Maximus motherboard, and I want a copper heatsink to match.

    Choices are:

    Zalman 9700 (copper) bigger, cools better
    Zalman 9500 (copper) smaller, easier to install/remove
    Asus Silent Knight II matches the motherboard, looks nice.
     
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    i would think the 9700 :)
     
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    ultra 120
     
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    9700 and 9500 close togeather, respectively
    [​IMG]
    The Silent Knight II:
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    my vote goes to the Zalman 9700...
    and I also did lazy Erocker's work of posting pics of the coolers for comparison purposes...
     
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    intel igent New Member

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    of those choices id also have to say the 9700. proven results/reliability

    :toast:
     
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    erocker Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    So the 9700 will fit on the Maximus without problems?
     
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    By god man it will! You'll love the cooler to death! and it would set nice on your max. board.
     
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    erocker Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    I guess I'll put in my vote then! :D
     
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    Cold Storm Battosai

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    Put in your vote or your buy!?!? I bet its going to be your buy! Tell me when... I'll buy it right from your cart! lol... Go for it man!
     
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    erocker Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Already ordered!:p

    [​IMG]
     
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    Cold Storm Battosai

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    Sweet! And damn.... :banghead: I really wanted to do it to you this time! lol.. :D
    Nah, I wouldn't do that. It was just the funnest thing that I don't think we will ever forget! Never anytime soon at lease. :rockout:
     
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    i have the The Silent Knight II and my temps are 26-29 idl and 38-44 during gaming you should defently get it
     
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    erocker Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Tatty got his custom name!!!! sweet and love it man! and oh my god! every father on tpu should buy that! lol
     
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    Now... I pray this cooler will work in my Lian Li V1000
     
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    :banghead: forgot to see about that!
    rule of thumb...

    If your package doesn't fit, air it out! lol

    Now do you know what I mean?!?
     
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    I'll make it fit, even if it requires cutting, I don't care anymore. I'm just glad it doesn't use God-forsaken push-pins.
     
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    here is a performance chart from xbit :)

    [​IMG]

    Source
     
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    I believe it will work. I don't think you will have problems. Maybe with the ASUS one, but not that one...
     
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    Tatty_One Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    really?.....you had us all fooled then m8 :p
     
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    Tatty_One Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Grandfather if you please! :p
     
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    this leads to another question

    i call my grandfather.. grandad :)

    anyone else the same?
     
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    Tatty, your the grandfather of TPU! and whenever someone gets out of line you have that catch phrase! You've been Tattied! lol
     

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