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    Question is this the best CPU cooler - Scythe Susanoo

    This looks crazy! is it the best CPU cooler








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    Re: is this the best CPU cooler - Scythe Susanoo

    You have to define what you mean by "best". That is probably really heavy and expensive. Plus watercooling with a triple rad or even a dual maybe would give better cooling. Cost is also an issue.

    But looking at "best" from a purely really really call it in a ridiculous way and most like to snap your motherboard ... yea it is comfortably the best lol.

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    Re: is this the best CPU cooler - Scythe Susanoo

    Am talking about is this the best air cooler that produces the lowest temps - am not comparing it to water cooling as that would be better with Hi-end stuff

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    Re: is this the best CPU cooler - Scythe Susanoo

    You could probably add a few kilos of metal to it and improve it a bit more.

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    Re: is this the best CPU cooler - Scythe Susanoo

    Looks like you'd need to run the PC with the side panel off anyway, doesn't look like the case would close properly.

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    Re: is this the best CPU cooler - Scythe Susanoo

    Apprently its not as high as you think so should be ok for your case side panel to shut, all tho it will know dount depend on the case

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    Re: is this the best CPU cooler - Scythe Susanoo

    getting around the weight issue is easy
    http://www.scythe-usa.com/product/ac...er_detail.html

    But dear god that's truly massive!

    How about this, remove the fans and finally we've got a reason for the Xcilo Propeller case to exist http://www.xclio.com/products/case-p...er.htm#details

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    Re: is this the best CPU cooler - Scythe Susanoo

    With such a large surface area, one should be able to run one of those without fans, thus getting a very silent CPU cooler - no?

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    Re: is this the best CPU cooler - Scythe Susanoo

    That really is ludicrous, it looks like its just big for the sake of being big, i cant see it performing much if any better than much more sensible AIO water options such as the Antec Kuhler or the H60/H80.

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    Re: is this the best CPU cooler - Scythe Susanoo

    bit stupid, it'd be better of with one large fan. Larger fans produce less noise for shifting the same amount of air.
    Volume of a fan/turbine is proportional to a power of 5 of it's speed!

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    Re: is this the best CPU cooler - Scythe Susanoo

    Quote Originally Posted by Pob255 View Post
    ... How about this, remove the fans and finally we've got a reason for the Xcilo Propeller case to exist http://www.xclio.com/products/case-p...er.htm#details
    That was pretty much my thought: take the four fans off and use a single large fan on the case side panel. Should be incredibly quiet if you did...

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    Re: is this the best CPU cooler - Scythe Susanoo

    I'd like to see someone shoe-horn 2 of them onto an SMP board
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    Re: is this the best CPU cooler - Scythe Susanoo

    Quote Originally Posted by krazy_olie View Post
    bit stupid, it'd be better of with one large fan. Larger fans produce less noise for shifting the same amount of air.
    Volume of a fan/turbine is proportional to a power of 5 of it's speed!
    True for a case fan, but static pressure is more important on a cpu cooler.

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    Re: is this the best CPU cooler - Scythe Susanoo

    why not just run the computer in the arctic?

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    Re: is this the best CPU cooler - Scythe Susanoo

    Some good comments out there in the wilds.
    Apparently it also comes with an attachment for emergency cooling of a Fiat 500.
    Society's to blame,
    Or possibly Atari.

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    Re: is this the best CPU cooler - Scythe Susanoo

    Pessimistically - It'd screw up your airflow and take too much space
    Optimistically - It'd screw up your airflow and take too much space
    Trollishly - It looks awesome - Buy it.
    Humorishly - I've seen smaller radiators on a truck.
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    Americanishly - MOAR FANZ AND LEDS!
    Mormonly - What is it?
    Cat-The-Fifth-ishly - This is an ineffecient deisgn and would put additional strain on the motherboard bracket and pump warm air onto your motherboard. A more efficient cooler is the Cooler Master V10 which is supported so as not to strain the motherboard and pumps any warm air of of the side of your case.
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