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This review is from: Scythe SCSMZ-1000 92mm Sleeve CPU Cooler
Pros: It fit, it works, no sharp edges, quiet
Cons: It's basically the same thing as the stock heat sink, but with a larger fan (92mm as opposed to 80mm). It does its job, but I don't think I can OC my CPU reliably with this.
Also, it *barely* fit on my Asus A8N32SLI Deluxe mobo. One of the levers actualy scraped some of the Asus logo decal off the mobo's heatpipe as I was installing it. It was that tight of a fit. :(
Other Thoughts: If I could do it over, I'd get a Zalman 9500.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Great FPS and OC potential for your dollar
Cons: Fan is extremely loud and THERE IS NO FAN THROTTLE/CONTROL! Even a registry hack that has worked to unlock fan control on other cards doesn't work on this cause the fan is simply fed power w/o any kind of physical chip to control it's speed.
Other Thoughts: Not eVGA or nVidias fault but, Arctic Cooling doesn't make a cooler for this card and as they're the only manufacturer that I've found to make VGA coolers that don't overlap your other PCI slots, I'm basically left with two choices: Stick with the stock fan, or get a huge overlaping Zxxxan or something similar.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Scythe S-FLEX SFF21D 120mm Case Fan
Pros: Silent, comes with a 3pin to molex adaptor
Cons: Low CFM (find it hard to believe its 33CFM...), expensive for a fan, doesn't move the air with any force which makes it worthless if you install a filter
Other Thoughts: I got several of these cause I wanted a quiet air solution. Installed these with some filters and yes it was quiet... and extremely hot. 65°C under load. Lockups from heat. Bad stuff. Removed the Scythes and replaced with the stock fans that came with my case (put filters on too). 50°C under load.
If you really want some quiet fans just get a controller. The only reason why the Scythes are so quiet is cause they spin so slow. A controller will make stock fans do the same.