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post #2 of 15
Looks tall but i like it.
post #3 of 15
It seems a little on the pricey side at 85-ish USD. I am i love with the build quality of Noctua heatsinks, though.
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post #4 of 15
can't really justify the price
post #5 of 15
took a look at the review and it honestly doesn't look like it's worth the price, it's more of a mid 60$ cooler
post #6 of 15
Considering I got a silverarrow for 65$ this seems kinda crappy.
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Noctua was my first aftermarket cooler. I thought I was the Snoop of PC's

I've upgraded since then a bit....
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post #8 of 15
I got to say this is a great cooler for the size, but not for the price.

I had to get one of these over my Hyper 212+ because it wouldn't fit inside my new case with a side fan on and it only preforms about %10 better than a 212+ and about the same with the Low RPM fan attachments on which I do.

So mainly I bought it because of its size and thats about it. The price/performance margin isn't there if you can use a bigger cooler.
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post #9 of 15
It almost hit 100C at 4GHz. The only reason it didn't is because the chip throttled...
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post #10 of 15
For those who want the very best for low profile coolers, but they also pay the price.

Is there any low profile heatsink that performs better than this one?
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