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jpsa
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New spire Heatsink

Post by jpsa » Wed Apr 28, 2004 10:44 am

Check the new VertiCool cooler from spire! Must be awesome for ducting projects.... :D :D :D
http://www.spire.nl/fcc.asp?ProdID=170

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Have anyone tryed it?
As silent as a brick!

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Post by jpsa » Wed Apr 28, 2004 12:10 pm

and another of the same kind from thermaltake
http://www.thermaltake.com/coolers/cl-p ... tTower.htm
As silent as a brick!

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Post by Rod M » Mon May 17, 2004 4:43 pm

the verti Cool will be released around Mid June, I am trying to get samples to get reviews done locally by "Dans Data",
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Post by hero » Mon May 17, 2004 9:25 pm

If that's the same fan that's on the Whisperrock IV, then it's too loud.

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Post by plympton » Tue May 18, 2004 8:16 am

How the heck do you mount that thing - hire elves to come in an pop the clips over the retaining tabs on your socket??

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Post by Rusty075 » Tue May 18, 2004 8:34 am

Rod, if you happen to get an "extra" sample..... you know where you can send it. :wink:

You know we can't really call it "reviewed" until SPCR has played with one. :lol:

plympton does raise a point. While I'm of the belief that most people's fears about HS weight are unfounded, one this tall being mounted only by the clips does start to worry me. I don't think it'll fall off, but I could see that torque arm creating uneven pressure on the core.
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Post by alglove » Tue May 18, 2004 5:00 pm

hero wrote:If that's the same fan that's on the Whisperrock IV, then it's too loud.
Oh? I find my Whisperrock IV fan to be nearly silent. Of course, since we can't hear each other's fans, there is no way of telling if yours is defective or if I am deaf. :wink:

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Post by primus » Thu Jul 22, 2004 9:42 pm

bump ?

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Post by Dobby » Fri Jul 23, 2004 8:39 am

Cooler looks otherwise promising, at least it weighs less than other pipe tower coolers. However, orientation in nforce2 boards will be so it blows directly towards power supply, something what bottom fan PSU owners do want to avoid. Fan has same specs than whisperrock IV, which is pretty noisy at 12 v with annoying high pitch sound.

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