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    2CoolPC 2CoolPC Turbo
    Author: Dwayne Lavoie
    Date Posted: December 20th, 2000
    Rating: 6/10 SystemLogistics
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    The Verdict

    Somehow I expected more from the Turbo based on the reputation and previous reviews of the Plus. I was startled and even double-checked that I had the correct unit installed when I was benching the Plus as its load temp was a half degree cooler than the Turbo. I can only assume that the difference in fan cfm didn't affect the efficiency of the device. Honestly, I appreciate the 1.5 degrees I gained using the Plus and considering my case size my video card may have been enjoying more cooling than anything else. I did notice I could up the clock speeds for the graphics core about 6 or 7 more Mhz with the devices in place without any artifacts visible but my hopes were to drop all the temps by a appreciable amount. My results with all my extra fans killed revealed that this one device can indeed replace the two noisy fans that I was running.

    If you decided that you absolutely need one of these and you don't have the stomach, tools, or energy to cut blowholes or just get inventive with your fans, go ahead and get the Plus as opposed to the Turbo as I had little difference between the two, it's cheaper, quieter and the fan is rated for a longer life. Just remember to measure your system first. Find the tallest card you have in the bottom six inches of your case and measure to the edge where the case cover rests. If it is less than 1 7/8" then this product isn't for you. If you already have a Plus and insist you want even more air, go buy a better fan and pop it into the duct yourself instead of buying a whole new unit. Overall the 2CoolPC Turbo is an average product but I give it an E for effort.

    Rating: 6/10 SystemLogistics

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