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    Today we're testing the Xigmatek Thor's Hammer S126384, which offers Heatpipe Direct Touch (HDT) technology, a newer trend in tower-style heatsinks, and promises some efficient cooling numbers. It is Socket 1366-capable and looks stunning in nickel-coated black, so despite its imposing name, what remains to be seen is whether it can cool well or not. Let's find out.



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    Thanks for THIS review, Skyguy, I've been waiting for a while to see how well it performs.

    When you have a little spare time maybe you could put a sanyo or delta on it....I'd love to see if it would make any difference
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    Hey Grumpy, if you remember the day you did your post on it, I told you I would get one for us to review, I always try to keep you happy lol We have a lot of coolers to test, so I'm not sure if Jake can try it with another fan right now, when he ships it back to me I'll try some diff fans for you.

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    Hey Doc, you sure do your best to get the goodies!!!

    Would be interesting to see cos for me and the 1283 the big Delta gave me another 0.3Gig for the same temps. You just gotta wear ear defenders
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    Grumpy, I don't have a Delta here or a Sanyo Denki (if you know where to find a SD let me know!!), but I do have a couple 120x38mm Sunon and Panaflo fans sitting here that I'll try out and get the temps posted.

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    Grumpy, I dropped in a Panaflo 38mm....didn't make much difference, about a degree or so. My guess is it's not making much difference because the fin density on the Hammer isn't very high; there's a fair bit of space between the fins so the heat is already being moved away efficiently with a "normal" fan. A heatsink that has a higher fin density (such as a TRUE) would certainly benefit from a high output fan, at least that's my theory. When I get my hands on a TRUE, I will test that

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    still searching for a sd fan source for you.....maybe this now has the biggest loadest crown...

    Sanyo Denki San Ace (9CR1212G002)

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    lol that's one hell of a fan, but a little to thick , 120 x 120mm @ 300cfm at 70dba that's a little to loud . and at 300cfm we might have bolt the tech station down lol

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    Don't you fancy these push pull on a TRUE then doc?

    I thought the gfb from delta was wild but this........
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    Grump,we do not have a True, I'm running a 12TEC Boreas system on my 965, and will be running the same thing on my 940 .

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