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Poll: --- Yewen Previews TFC Monsta Rad! ---

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by Yewen, Nov 13, 2008.


What do you think to this Monsta?

  1. Oh my I want one!

    61 vote(s)
  2. I am happy with my current tiny rad.

    45 vote(s)
  1. WJA96


    Joined: Jul 13, 2005

    Posts: 14,165

    Location: Norfolk, South Scotland

    I think the Black Ice 140.4 is a better bet for most users. And TFC are always asking stupid money these days. £100+ for radiator? No thanks!
  2. zykan


    Joined: Sep 28, 2008

    Posts: 277

    its huge wtf lol
  3. clone


    Joined: Jul 11, 2003

    Posts: 5,831

    Location: Telford//west mids

    Looks like im selling my quad for this baby :D
  4. satman


    Joined: Feb 18, 2003

    Posts: 223

    Location: Its Grim Down South ...


  5. Pneumonic


    Joined: Oct 19, 2007

    Posts: 3,235

    Location: Suffolk

    = Perfect for Overclocking Types :D
  6. Jimbo Mahoney


    Joined: Oct 18, 2002

    Posts: 6,142

    Location: Belfast

    Yewen - could you provide measurements please?


    Distance between tubes

    My initial feelings are this:

    It's too deep and won't perform much better than a standard 3x120. May even perform worse due to depth killing the airflow, unless you use very powerful fans, which defeats the object of WC anyway.

    Always happy to be proved wrong though.
  7. realscot

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Nov 6, 2005

    Posts: 2,309

    Location: Aberdeenshire

    Wow that sucker is huge! But you do realise Yewen, that Gibbo is going to be furious when he realises you stole the rad from his mustang.
    On a slightly more serious note i'd have to agree with Jimbo above. It'll need a fair amount of air pushed/pulled through it to be effective, which means noise, which means why not just get a big ass heatsink with 2x deltas strapped to it in the first place and save yourself a fortune if you dont care about noise.
    I feel that the only people that will buy this is the ones that "must have" the latest and greatest, you know, the kind that have the i7 extreme on pre-order.
  8. Amnesia


    Joined: Jun 22, 2007

    Posts: 8,417

    Location: Buckingham Palace

    did u just pull that out of your truck :p
  9. neo-omega


    Joined: Apr 5, 2006

    Posts: 598

    Location: Glasgow, Scotland

    And here's me thinking that my W/C rad from a mazda MX5 was big.....but damn it goes chilly
  10. classicVin


    Joined: Feb 1, 2008

    Posts: 788

    how much !?
  11. Van Diemen

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Jan 8, 2007

    Posts: 2,365

    Location: London & Dubai

    Looks nice. How much?

    ** runs for the tape measure & Dremel **
  12. Pilky01


    Joined: Jun 3, 2008

    Posts: 5,054

    I recon I can squeeze one of these in the roof of my case :D:D:D
  13. paulh

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Jun 7, 2008

    Posts: 1,526

    Location: Spalding

    where the **** would you put it..... you'd need another case just to put it in!
  14. Steeps


    Joined: Nov 8, 2003

    Posts: 4,903

    Location: Bedfordshire

    ...Will it fit in a shuttle?
  15. Bradley8988

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Jan 19, 2008

    Posts: 2,180

    Location: Sunny Wales.

    so you gunna tell us the price?
  16. WJA96


    Joined: Jul 13, 2005

    Posts: 14,165

    Location: Norfolk, South Scotland

    Well, the stock 120.4 is £105 so it's going to be more than that, and as prices seem to go up every time the exchange rate changes up (or down for that matter) it's going to be £130+ I reckon.

    The HWlabs 140.4 is supposed to be £75 and I can't help but think that that one is the better overall bet.
  17. AndyOcUK


    Joined: Feb 15, 2006

    Posts: 3,432

    Location: Staffordshire

    Need some comparitive test results before a decision Yewen.

    Happy to pick one up and test for you this week mate :)
  18. khemist


    Joined: Nov 9, 2006

    Posts: 4,789

    Location: Scotland

    Just seen this in stock, another site has a few in stock for £180 :) - i would have bought one for the hell of it if i hadn't just got a roof cut for a pa120.3.
  19. clone


    Joined: Jul 11, 2003

    Posts: 5,831

    Location: Telford//west mids

    Will be getting one next week :)
  20. matt100


    Joined: Jul 31, 2004

    Posts: 11,379

    Location: Salisbury

    having run passive using a PA120.3 before now I can only assume this is purely for vanity.. there's only so cold air can get you.

    Plus you'll probably need to put £20 on the price for all the feser you'll need sitting around inside it!