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    Please tell me that comes in other colors. Dear christ why orange.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    Please tell me that comes in other colors. Dear christ why orange.
    National color of the Principality of Sandy Bridge-Extremeland.

    Also: EXTREEEEEEEEEEEEEME

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyanotical View Post
    i can drop the 120mm fan down to about 205RPM and the 140mm fan to about 180RPM

    or i can shut them off entirely
    205/180RPM sounds about right. I was only remembering the part about being so low RPM I couldn't boot without changing a BIOS setting. :P

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    I never understood why they would make such massive freaking heat sinks. I'm sure they work amazingly well, but seriously? I got one of the huge ones recently (can't remember the name) and the thing not only stuck out of the side of my case by about 3 inches, but also the pipes made two of my RAM slots unusable.
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    Politicians put their hand on the BIBLE and swore to uphold the CONSTITUTION. They did not put their hand on the CONSTITUTION and swear to uphold the BIBLE.
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    Except maybe Morgan Freeman. That man could convince God to be an atheist with that voice of his . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by endersblade View Post
    I never understood why they would make such massive freaking heat sinks. I'm sure they work amazingly well, but seriously? I got one of the huge ones recently (can't remember the name) and the thing not only stuck out of the side of my case by about 3 inches, but also the pipes made two of my RAM slots unusable.
    Yeah and that's why you check compatibility beforehand...

    They make them big for best cooling possible, and to be exceptionally good on the majorly hot CPUs, like Intel's i7 Extremes. (Which this one even denotes in its name.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    They make them big for best cooling possible, and to be exceptionally good on the majorly hot CPUs, like Intel's i7 Extremes. (Which this one even denotes in its name.)
    I assume you're referring to the Sandy Bridge-Extreme, not the 3960X, 3970X and the similarly X-suffixed models from Intel through the generations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    I assume you're referring to the Sandy Bridge-Extreme, not the 3960X, 3970X and the similarly X-suffixed models from Intel through the generations.
    Uh.... 3960X and 3970X are Sandy Bridge-Extreme. >_>

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltrusDisc View Post
    Uh.... 3960X and 3970X are Sandy Bridge-Extreme. >_>
    What I mean is, you mean the socket 2011, rather than only the 'X' models.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    What I mean is, you mean the socket 2011, rather than only the 'X' models.
    Yes socket 2011. :P

    Also, might as well say it's good for socket 1366 for sure, as well.

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    My cooling equipment is quite large but that one is just crazy extreme!
    warp field to weaken its armor, let it close, then tech armor! - Turian hipster

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    Quote Originally Posted by RoboA View Post
    My cooling equipment is quite large but that one is just crazy extreme!
    Well you know... it has.... *dons sunglasses with a grin*

    EXTREEEEEME in the title.

    AWWWWWWWWWWW YEAAAAAAAHHHH

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