Scythe Ninja fanless VGA Cooler

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Scythe Ninja fanless VGA Cooler

Post by jOcKeL » Tue Mar 03, 2009 2:12 pm

CeBIT: Scythe shows a Ninja fanless VGA Cooler. It should be still available in this year. I held it in my hands today - it is very big and should perform better than the Accelero S1.

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Post by shleepy » Tue Mar 03, 2009 3:43 pm

I dunno... that looks pretty silly and very expensive. One advantage of the S1 is that it's dirt cheap.

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Post by aristide1 » Tue Mar 03, 2009 6:43 pm

Scythe is like Bose, they are most impressed with themselves.

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Post by xan_user » Tue Mar 03, 2009 7:12 pm

looks flimsy and cheap to me. (like bose)

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Post by FuturePastNow » Sun Mar 08, 2009 1:38 pm

Look at all those bent fins! Regardless of price, it looks cheap.

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Post by andyb » Sun Mar 08, 2009 3:38 pm

That cooler isnt even pre-production, its proof of concept.

when it gets released it wont look like that, and hopefully will add something to the marketplace (ideally good performance at a sensible price.


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Post by yensteel » Mon Mar 09, 2009 3:30 am

Personally, I would have been more interested if it has it's main cooler is at the backside of the card to take advantage of the case airflow.

I'll wait and see how it fairs compared to the AC S1 and the HR-03. What worries me most is the VRAM cooling. It doesn't look like it has any ram heatsinks.

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Post by ~El~Jefe~ » Mon Mar 09, 2009 6:34 am

aristide1 wrote:Scythe is like Bose, they are most impressed with themselves.
yeah, I know, sux right? yeah them having some of the best cpu coolers for the past 4 years and also now the best 120mm fans, yeah what a crap company. yeah I hate it.

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Post by jhhoffma » Mon Mar 09, 2009 10:00 am

Here's another shot, along with their new CPU cooler, GODHAND.

http://www.guru3d.com/imageview.php?image=16803

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Post by ~El~Jefe~ » Mon Mar 09, 2009 10:40 am

holy crap


that could cool of a car engine.

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Post by yensteel » Mon Mar 09, 2009 12:41 pm

Do you think the two products can fit together when the graphics card is in the top PCI express slot? It doesn't look like it would from the last screenshot posted.

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Post by nightmorph » Tue Mar 10, 2009 4:31 pm

If there's anything more excessive than a dual-slot cooler, it's a triple-slot cooler. Or quadruple, judging by the size. Looks like it might overlap that fourth slot.

And it doesn't even have any clips to vented PCI slots to distribute the weight or help channel airflow.

Prototype ranking: fail. Needs work.

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Post by Aris » Wed Mar 11, 2009 1:33 pm

~El~Jefe~ wrote:
aristide1 wrote:Scythe is like Bose, they are most impressed with themselves.
yeah, I know, sux right? yeah them having some of the best cpu coolers for the past 4 years and also now the best 120mm fans, yeah what a crap company. yeah I hate it.
They had 1 good cpu cooler at one time, and ever since they went to the push pins that 1 cpu cooler isnt even "good".

They have good fans, but their fans arnt made by them. They are just rebadged from an OEM for retail use.

So no scythe really doesnt "make" anything of quality. They had an opportunity to at one time, but that window has long been gone.

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Post by blackworx » Wed Mar 11, 2009 2:55 pm

aristide1 wrote:Scythe is like Bose, they are most impressed with themselves.
Lol nice one!

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Post by FartingBob » Thu Mar 12, 2009 3:25 am

Aris wrote:So no scythe really doesnt "make" anything of quality. They had an opportunity to at one time, but that window has long been gone.
So your definition of "good" is industry leading? Just because something might cool a CPU an extra 2c doesnt mean its suddenly bad, especially since both coolers are well below what would be considered dangerous temps.

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Post by Aris » Thu Mar 12, 2009 5:55 am

FartingBob wrote:So your definition of "good" is industry leading?
Yes that would be the definition of good.

Being one of the pack = average = mediocre.

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Post by andyb » Thu Mar 12, 2009 2:31 pm

They have good fans, but their fans arnt made by them. They are just rebadged from an OEM for retail use
Who does make good stuff themselves that is of interest to the silent PC industry, and advertised and marketed as such.???

Arctic Cooling.

Samsung.

Western Digital.

Thermalright.

Seasonic.

I cant think of anyone else, they either are not made themselves, or are not advertised (Yate Loon for example).


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Post by yensteel » Sun Mar 15, 2009 3:37 am

What graphics cards does this cooler support anyway?

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Post by Zorander » Thu Mar 19, 2009 3:47 am

Those look really heavy...

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Post by yamahaSHO » Thu Mar 26, 2009 5:41 am

aristide1 wrote:Scythe is like Bose, they are most impressed with themselves.
I've had better results with Scythe than I have with any other brand... I got rid of a TRUE for a Ninja2 and I'm happier with the Scythe.


As for the Ninja VGA cooler... DAMN it's huge. I've been perfectly happy with my AC S1, but that smaller Setsu cooler looks promising.

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