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Question to those who are familiar with the NH-D14 and Silver Arrow

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Hey there,

I'm interested into these two cpu cooler for a long time already and I'm wondering about different things.

First: Will those two perform far better then my H70 ?
Second: Can you switch out the 140mm fans of these coolers and use a Prolimatech Blue Vortex fan instead of it ?

I'm asking the second because I couldn't find an answer to it.
And I'm actually wondering about it because of the fan clips.
On the pictures they look like they can hold only 140mm fans which have 120mm holes in them. Hope it's understandable what I mean.

thanks in advance
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post #2 of 4
Yes to both questions. Although they won't outperform it by an insane amount by any means. I'd also recommend sticking with the stock fans for best performance.
Although I would just stick with your H70 if you have no problem with it.
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well technically I got no problem with it. But I can't actually overclock my system to 4ghz cos the temps would shoot up to 70°C or something like that.

But it's not that neccassary to overclock my system. I'm happy with its stock settings.
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post #4 of 4
If you want to see a Blue Vortex in a D14, look at item 4 in my sig. Perhaps if you have very low profile MOSFET coolers you'd get a better fit. OTOH, look at the results I got with the BV vs the TY-140, etc. You might change your mind.
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