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    Every CPU cooler is different, but what makes a great one? Is it the cooler’s size, number of heatpipes or even how many copper fins the cooler has?

    These questions, among many others, will hopefully be answered as we delve into the world of CPU cooling and look at Thermaltake's V14 Pro, which looks like a promising solution for those who aren't yet ready to take the plunge to a watercooling setup.

    Click HERE to find out if this cooler can succeed.

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    What do you guys think of the new charts on the results page? Do you like them? What can be improved etc.

    We'll be using a slightly different adaptation of these in an upcoming graphics card review as well.
    Last edited by Ciro; 25-09-2008 at 00:15.

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    seems alright to me

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    nice review. I have the V1 and was highly impressed with it so the V14Pro didnt surprise me at the slightest with those results. The graphs were simple and easy to read. Good Job!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ciro View Post
    What do you guys think of the new charts on the results page? Do you like them? What can be improved etc.

    We'll be using a slightly different adaptation of these in an upcoming graphics card review as well.
    maybe in the next one we could use graphs that are based on the Delta T (CPU temp - ambient = delta T) so we could show the raw power of the heatsink since I think it would be impossible to keep the ambient temperature in the room the same for every test.

    But I love the graphs, very easy to read and understand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kaganader View Post
    maybe in the next one we could use graphs that are based on the Delta T (CPU temp - ambient = delta T) so we could show the raw power of the heatsink since I think it would be impossible to keep the ambient temperature in the room the same for every test.

    But I love the graphs, very easy to read and understand.
    That is why a portable A/C come in play to regulating the ambient temp, that what I'd do in my tests.

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    hehe I tried using an AC for all the testing but my idiot friends love to leave my door open, turn it off when i walk away because its too cold in here grrrr they were a nuisance lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ciro View Post
    What do you guys think of the new charts on the results page? Do you like them? What can be improved etc.

    We'll be using a slightly different adaptation of these in an upcoming graphics card review as well.
    Yeah I like the way the charts now match are logo colors, did anyone else notice this? no one mentioned it, so I did. Ciro, who came up with this idea, you or Jake ?

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    'twas a combination, but Ciro gets the cred for making it work

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    ok, the graphs is good. If this going to be our standardize graph across the reviews then I will love you guys. This is going to make my life much easier whenever I'm doing my review.

    yes, I think you should keep it consistant all around and I think you should put PURE watermark on the images you took or create.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deton View Post
    ok, the graphs is good. If this going to be our standardize graph across the reviews then I will love you guys. This is going to make my life much easier whenever I'm doing my review.

    yes, I think you should keep it consistant all around and I think you should put PURE watermark on the images you took or create.
    These graphs will be a universal thing throughout all reviews, although there will be slightly different versions depending on the category of review (FPS graphs don't need two series' etc). We aim to put the site's watermark on all review images, although I'm not sure why they were non existent in this review?

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    Deton is right, we should have our watermark on every photo, to stop people from using them. Most sites do this to protect their images, so we need to do this also.

    Jake, you and Ciro did a great job on the graphs.

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    Watermarks will be on photographs starting with our next review

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