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News AMD, Cooler Master announce Wraith Ripper heatsink

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech, 14 Aug 2018.

  1. bit-tech

    bit-tech Supreme Overlord Staff Administrator

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  2. Wakka

    Wakka Yo, eat this, ya?

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    Seen a few reports that it blocks the top PCI-E slot on a lot of motherboards - pretty big oversight on a HEDT platform (the kind likely to be using multiple expansion cards).

    Also, at $120, surely better off with an AIO?
     
  3. Anfield

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    Think of companies selling pre built PCs, they may well want to avoid the risks (no matter how tiny) associated with any kind of watercooling.
     
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    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Seems to mainly be an issue on ASUS boards. Don't think I've seen the issue anywhere else.
     
  5. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Says something when Noctua are the cheap option. [though possibly not if you add the 2nd fan Noctua recommends when cooling the higher-end TR2s]
     
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