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Old August 30, 2009, 12:44 AM
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hah whats the point of 2 fans on this thing? i mean i have a 140mm almost on it because of sink to sidewall clearance.
Push pull config will yield better, stronger airflow thus removing more heat from the fins. Take a look at some of the recent HWC cooling reviews, there is 1 and 2 fan configs on the same HS, it'll show a few degrees difference.

On another note, I hate those clips too, used them for the first time on the hyper 212 and it was annoying. I like the rubber ones used on a Vandetta and Xigmatech better. Zip ties would be fine in my book too.
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Yup.. better results.. As for the wire clips, I actually found the ones with the Hyper 212+ to be much better than the TRUE, these from CM actually hold the fan quite well and fit snug on the heatsink, and are easy to work with..
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Old August 30, 2009, 01:07 AM
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Or you can just use an elastic band. Works fine. Tape works too.
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Or you can just use an elastic band. Works fine. Tape works too.
i try to maintain the expensive well assembled look... so ill just put the 7.99 on a fan mount haha... wonder if i can fit a shroud over it... lately my true has taken in ungodly amounts of dust.

On a side not, anyone know how to get fingerprints off this thing?
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i try to maintain the expensive well assembled look... so ill just put the 7.99 on a fan mount haha... wonder if i can fit a shroud over it... lately my true has taken in ungodly amounts of dust.

On a side not, anyone know how to get fingerprints off this thing?
Some Rubbing alcohol and a q-tip. do NOT drench the q-tip by any means, and make sure not to let the stuff spread. dry with a soft cloth.
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Some Rubbing alcohol and a q-tip. do NOT drench the q-tip by any means, and make sure not to let the stuff spread. dry with a soft cloth.
hmm... so a tv screen cloth wont work? the one i have seems to buff fingerprints out of everything...
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it might, but i know a lil rubbing alcohol does :D
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Nobody is going to judge you in a negative way for using zipties.(but keep it responsible.. we do not want to see horrible ziptie caused injury/death or anything)
We all understand that they are useful and encourage their use. If anything, a wobbly little cheap wire looks bad and unprofessional but lacking a better mounting method the ziptie is recognized as a good generally sturdy securing device.
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Nobody is going to judge you in a negative way for using zipties.(but keep it responsible.. we do not want to see horrible ziptie caused injury/death or anything)
We all understand that they are useful and encourage their use. If anything, a wobbly little cheap wire looks bad and unprofessional but lacking a better mounting method the ziptie is recognized as a good generally sturdy securing device.
a professional fan shroud mounting in all black to match the TRUE BLACK looks good though =)
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Well my friend, we're just here to offer advice on cheap yet effective and safe way (as Mac said, use it responsibly).. We have no issues what so ever with you buying that fan shroud, but you could try a more creative method first than you spend on something like that, times are tough, saving every little bit of $$ really helps..

If you have made up your mind on buying it.. then before you go spend some $8.. Thermalright 120MM Fan Holder for U120E Series Heatsinks - DirectCanada Mem Ex does price match, and if you pick up they DO NOT add shipping, you might be able to save a useful $3. *says in a russel peters tone* "that $3 you save, you could go to the dollar store and buy yourself a nice gift"..
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