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Thermalrights TRUE Copper gets tested/compared

Performance may leave some wanting...

| Posted: Oct 29, 2008 11:30 pm

We recently reported that Thermalright was set to unleash an even more extreme version of its well reknowned high performance CPU cooler, the Ultra 120; one that's armed with copper from top to bottom.

 

Thermalrights TRUE Copper gets tested/compared

 

What we hadn't yet known at the time was how much more effective it was (if it all) over the standard aluminum/copper based Ultra 120 Extreme. Expreview bring us some answers about this today, comparing the full-copper monster weighing in at a hefty 1.9Kg to the standard 120E using a QX9770 processor overclocked to 3.6GHz.

 

Thermalrights TRUE Copper gets tested/compared

 

Their findings in favour of the all-copper beast weren't great; a mere 4c drop during load conditions. But where every degree counts to ensure an extreme overclock doesn't leave you with a blue screen or some such, it may still be tempting for some.

 

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