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Old 03-09-2010, 03:01 PM   #1
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"Today we are going to test Tranquillo from Gelid, a CPU cooler with a tower design, four U-shape heatpipes, one 120-mm fan and focused on silence. This cooler has identical specs to Noctua NH-U12P, Th..."

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Old 03-09-2010, 10:17 PM   #2
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Wow! This one does seem like a nice cooler well worthy of the Golden Award.

However, I have two minor issues with the review...
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This cooler has identical specs to ..., which we have already tested...
The specs are by no means identical, only within the same range.

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An amazing detail is that the wires are covered by a plastic mesh cover, ...
Is that really amazing? It's nice, yes, but by no means amazing...

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Wow! This one does seem like a nice cooler well worthy of the Golden Award.

However, I have two minor issues with the review...
The specs are by no means identical, only within the same range.
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Well, they have identical specs.
Diameter of the fan: 120 mm
Number of heatpipes: four
Type of heatsink: tower


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Is that really amazing? It's nice, yes, but by no means amazing...

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Have not you heard about "poetical license"?

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Well, they have identical specs.
Diameter of the fan: 120 mm
Number of heatpipes: four
Type of heatsink: tower
Outer dimensions?
Weight?
Fan speed?
Nominal air flow rate?
Nominal noise level?
Number of cooling fins?
Cooling fin area?
Socket compatibility?

There are more specs that differ than that are equal.

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