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Old December 12, 2008, 05:53 PM
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is there another more backplate/motherboard backside? i mean any cheaper backplate can beat ifx-10?

i would like to try it with thermalright TRUE black...

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Old December 12, 2008, 06:13 PM
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I used it and never really find any difference with or without the IFX-10.
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Old December 12, 2008, 06:24 PM
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what kind of cpu cooler do you install it with?
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Old December 12, 2008, 06:38 PM
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your not going to find any difference using it whatsoever.

Its a gimmick and people like to buy gimmicks.
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so you said that reviewers are wrong?
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Old December 12, 2008, 06:47 PM
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so you said that reviewers are wrong?
I take a lot of reviews with a very fine grain of salt.

And the reviews of that.. I take with a dish of salt.
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Old December 12, 2008, 06:49 PM
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I had one with the IFX-14. Same load temps with or without the IFX-10 installed, within 2c.
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Old December 12, 2008, 06:55 PM
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alright...

2 C degree is very little.. so not worth for 30cdn... anyhow... is there any another brand?
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You don't need to cool the backside of the board.
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Old December 12, 2008, 07:03 PM
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I personally think that the IFX-10 would be better suited in places where extremely small heatsinks are required (like in an HTPC). It should work better since the actualy CPU cooler isn't very efficient so the backside cooler could theoretically help more. My IFX-10 (that I got with IFX-14 from 3.0Charlie, thanks again btw) will probably get used in my HTPC case or another HTPC build with passive cooling. That way, the case's natural airflow will have a chance to hit the IFX-10 and assist in cooling the CPU beyond just the passive cooler. Just my 0.02$.
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