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I'll stick to my D14 thanks.
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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?
I looked around for about 2 weeks and couldn't find any.
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post #13 of 15
I just got one of these, and I'm quite happy with it. Because of the height of my RAM I am only using the top fan, and with the 900RPM low noise adapter. Still, idle temps are about 6-8 degrees about ambient temperature, and Prime95 temps are in the low 50s. Contrast this to the stock Intel cooler, which had the tiniest, most pitiful heatsink you'll ever see: my ambient temps with the Intel were ~12-15 above ambient, with Prime95 temps up to the low 90s. That's really high, and one might think something was screwed up with the mounting of the heatsink or thermal compound, though both seemed to be OK. At this point, I don't really care because this is my new cooler and I love it!
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At this point, I don't really care because this is my new cooler and I love it!
Most are saying just that.
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Originally Posted by CULLEN View Post
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?
Isn't the H60 better and smaller? If you can fit a 120mm fan in your case, it would work fine..
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