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Computer Shopper: Editor's Choice Award - Aug 2010

Post Date: 2010-08-23

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    Posted: 23 Aug 2010 at 8:01pm
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  Quote Dragoonseal Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 23 Aug 2010 at 8:19pm
Huh. Is that a Noctua NH-D14 with no fans? I remember you mentioning you were testing doing that before, guess you were going for quietness?
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  Quote !ender_ Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 23 Aug 2010 at 8:25pm
looks that way, i could see just the cases airflow going through that heatsink and keeping it at 3.2
id actually prefer the u12p heatsink without fans becuase i think it would be easier to push air through with minimal turbulance
 
i love the con "foam hard to remove"
everyone complains that the stuff gets shaken loose, now they complain that its too secure
 
the rest is really long.. ill have to read that later lol


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  Quote Dragoonseal Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 23 Aug 2010 at 8:33pm
Originally posted by !ender_

i love the con "foam hard to remove"
everyone complains that the stuff gets shaken loose, now they complain that its too secure

Yeah I noticed that too. Of all the stupid things to complain about.
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  Quote Alex Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 23 Aug 2010 at 8:36pm
This is actually a passively cooled system running at 3.8GHz. That's how efficient the cooling style is on this chassis.
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  Quote Dragoonseal Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 23 Aug 2010 at 8:58pm
Ahhh, so this is another lame reviewer.

"Our configuration of the Black Ops Assassin came equipped with an Intel Core i7-930 four-core CPU. That chip is originally clocked at 2.8Ghz, but here comes overclocked to a 3.2GHz base, which means that, on the fly, it can swing as high as 3.9GHz, depending on how many cores are being used and what their workload might be."

Derp derp.
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  Quote !ender_ Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 23 Aug 2010 at 9:11pm
hahaha
this world is over run by people who have jobs that they will never deserve, making more than anyone who can do it would want, because they know the right person.
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  Quote ablahblah Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 24 Aug 2010 at 6:54pm
lol.

and still, it's technically not really a passively cooled system. you still have a 180mm fan on bottom airing out the CPU, and a 120mm fan exhausting, ehehe. true passive cooling is no fans at all, completely removed, all coolers replaced with fanless coolers. that goes for GPU(s) and CPU.


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  Quote Alex Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 24 Aug 2010 at 8:18pm
True, basically there is no fan on the CPU heat sink. May that be a passively cooled CPU or not, it's still cool and effective
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  Quote sirsiddius Quote  Post ReplyReply bullet Posted: 25 Aug 2010 at 2:53pm
Yup this reviewer obviously managed to confuse himself

O'Brian get your head out of the tankard and sober up just enough to make sure your reviews actually make sense.

You and David Murphy from PCshopper should start a club for inept journalists.


Edited by sirsiddius - 25 Aug 2010 at 2:59pm
I ninja edit cause I can't spell properly.
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