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When I was Building Mine ( a few years back now) , the majority of people said that you can't get better than the SP97....

 

..... They were few and far between then !!!! But I managed to get one !! :D

 

I built my sister a rig and managed to get one for her aswell.!!

 

I put a Tornado on mine and it barely went to 33'c

 

I've gone back to a simple 92mm fan as the tornado is MENTAL !!!

 

I have a spare SLK947u if anyone is interested along with a 92mm tornado......

 

Both in original boxes :D

 

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Which model Tornado performs better on the SP-97 then? I have read reviews that say the 80mm version slightly outperforms the 92mm model.

 

Maybe it's because the air flow is concentrated on where it was designed to on the SP-97 with that dia. fan?......?

 

I have one spare with a lapped base and the neo-backplate too. All original with spare mounting screws, etc. No way would I let it go!

 

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NB. the ripples you can see in the lapped base are the reflections of the white sheet on which the pictures were taken.

 

The HSF I am currently using is a pretty good match, I have never had cpu temps go above 40 degrees C @ full load.

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Yes the sp97 is the best,with high cfm fans as the tornado but for low cfm fans the si97 sometimes outperform it..

 

aha !! I see ;)

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I would have thought....... that the 92mm was the best for cooling....

 

I mean... it shifts the most air........ and as it 'hangs over the edges' is MUST aid cooling around the base ?? would it not....

 

I remember the first time i hooked up the 92mm tornado............ I had it on my desk............ and the thing lifted off the desk and flew off the edge )to the length of the wire........ AMAZING amount of power !!!!

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I am really lucky :) I could get my ands on a SP97 , hehe :) worst part of the scene,already bought an SLK900U,but it will be for my JIUHB :):):)

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