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Old April 3, 2010, 03:37 PM
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Intel only? Fail. Many, many HTPCs are running AMD + 780/785G (Including my own Minion HTPC). Neglecting a socket type is just plain stupidity nowadays.
Indeed. AMD 785G-based HTPCs are extremely popular yet the cooler doesn't support AMD sockets?!

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Thermaltake, leading DIY thermal solutions brand, launch their...
The only thing Thermaltake is "leading" in is creating questionable, tacky products which don't perform as well as they're marketed. The company makes horribly built ugly cases - now what is this low profile creation? You don't need to make it THAT low profile - you're losing effectiveness now.

A Scythe Shuriken or Big Shuriken can perfectly satisfy any HTPC CPU today already...

And as others said, what is up with that horrid home-made video? If you want to sell this poor product, you must at least pair it with a proper promotional video starring a half-good looking girl who speaks English properly.
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The vast majority of low power/HTPC rigs I have put together the past coule of years have been AMD. pretty questionable, but I wonder of they will have an AMD version soon.
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well, 1080p playback went a bit smootly on my intel rig, same video card so it may have to do somethign with the intel compiler or such.
altough both companies have 45 watt cpus. how the ystack against each other? thats another page
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Well I am not just talking about video playbacks

Sometimes it requires some convertion, like changing video/sound format for other devices.

And I doubt AMD cpus need this cooler, as we know the stock one is easy to install and works great. This is probably for intel users that are scared of those damn push pins

Wait does this cooler use push pins?
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Why heat pipes to transfer heat on such a small distance?
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Why heat pipes to transfer heat on such a small distance?
It's a Thermaltake product - you cannot expect it to make sense, look pretty or work properly.
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