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Wow, I wonder what the heat dissipating surface area of that thing is.
 
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So why doesn't this come with any fans? Its gonna end up costing even more money after purchasing some decent fans to go along with this. I think its a good idea just not a very good marketing strategy.
 
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Got any benchies for this thing? Does it beat the TRUE or s1283?
 
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I think it's a great strategy. People who buy these are most likely enthusiasts and I don't know about you but i would rather slap some high CFM late yoons on this than the stock fans.
 

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The fancy box it comes shipped in doesn't pay for itself. Colorful holographic boxes are way more important than some 120mm fan. :p
 
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Wow, I wonder what the heat dissipating surface area of that thing is.
I don't know but I need a HS for my new build..and I think i have found it! :D
 
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The fancy box it comes shipped in doesn't pay for itself. Colorful holographic boxes are way more important than some 120mm fan. :p
well it is all marketing... I mean this thing probably performs within 3C of every other air cooler costing $20-$30 less.. its gotta differentiate. :laugh:
 
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I don't know but I need a HS for my new build..and I think i have found it! :D
you already have a v8, u dont need another hsf
 
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well it is all marketing... I mean this thing probably performs within 3C of every other air cooler costing $20-$30 less. :laugh:

yeah but you don't get a Kick ass looking box!
 
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you already have a v8, u dont need another hsf

I have a Phenom II build coming, this build's getting passed off to the Pop's he needs a new PC.
 
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I think it's a great strategy. People who buy these are most likely enthusiasts and I don't know about you but i would rather slap some high CFM late yoons on this than the stock fans.
No thanks, not me. I prefer my pc to be as silent as possible. Right now I can barely hear mine. Got all of the fans running at low speeds and my 4830 is passively cooled.
 
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http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/1753/6/xigmatek_thor_s_hammer_s126384_h_d_t_cpu_cooler/index.html here is a review... the noctua walks all over this thing. bad too. then again the noctua beat TT's crappy Watercooling system.

Here is waht ya need (keeps the vrms down too)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835608001
eh... going more off topic here, but not according to frostytech, which useses probably the most accurate test setup availible.

http://www.frostytech.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=2280&page=5

that being said, if I go back to air, thor's hammer is a cool sink in more ways than one, but the price puts me off and I'd probably have an hdt-1283