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D14 is available off Directron for $70 now. No idea how long rebate will last, and shipping shouldn't cost anymore than ~$7 or so too.
http://www.directron.com/nhd14.html

Is it cheap? Not really, but I've yet to see the D14 drop this low in price, so it's a good deal.
Great buy. And $80 for a D14 is $10 less than most are charging.
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Not sure how far you'll get on air. But my i7 870 load temps are 65-70c, 30c ambient, all on water. 4.0ghz@1.28750v HT/on. I can't recommend any air cooler since I haven't used one in years.
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Not sure how far you'll get on air. But my i7 870 load temps are 65-70c, 30c ambient, all on water. 4.0ghz@1.28750v HT/on. I can't recommend any air cooler since I haven't used one in years.
And I'm getting mid-70's on my 875k with a Vcore above 1.3v (we should expect higher temps just from the higher Vcore) using a mere Mugen 2. Use a better heatsink and your temps will be better than mine, regardless of your Vcore. Well, almost regardless . . .
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post #14 of 15
the CoolerMaster Hyper 212+ seems a great deal but also you can get more cooling power with some extra $ and get the
Noctua NH-DH14 (89$)
Thermaltake FrioOCK (74$)
CoolerMasterV8(59$)
Thermaltake Frio(57$)
XIGMATIC Draknight(49$)

overall i think that all 35-40$ or above are good but just be careful about the cooler`s installation way ,cause even universal coolers sometimes have different installation way between AMD and Intel`s sockets so just be careful about this point

hope this helped


price list from Newegg.com
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hyper 212+ else look for Thermax Spire Eclipse 2
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