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Never tried re-seating to be honest, but I will definitely try that next weekend, I am moving to Spain and I'll take my rig with me in the car, so I'll have to take the cooler off for the trip.

If it is a bad mount, then I'll be happy to keep my FrÃ*o.

If not, Silver Arrow + x2 Gentle Typhoon 1850RPM here we go.

To be honest, try stock fans first...Look at the review.. Using 2 noctua fans was worse than using the stock fans.
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To be honest, try stock fans first...Look at the review.. Using 2 noctua fans was worse than using the stock fans.
I will do that for sure.
    
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I will do that for sure.
Alright keep us updated!
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If you are going to get a new cooler, I suggest waiting for more reviews of NZXT Havik 140 to pop up. Tweaktown posted a review several days ago, but their results seem pretty optimistic.
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Alright keep us updated!
I won't be doing any re-seats until I arrive to Madrid on Thursday night, so don't expect any updates until next weekend.
    
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If you are going to get a new cooler, I suggest waiting for more reviews of NZXT Havik 140 to pop up. Tweaktown posted a review several days ago, but their results seem pretty optimistic.
It's only a little bit better than the Frio..and there is a big difference between the Frio and the Silver Arrow IIRC.
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It's only a little bit better than the Frio..and there is a big difference between the Frio and the Silver Arrow IIRC.
Here's the catch though:

TT has both the Havik 140 and the Frio beating out the D14, which is tied with the SA. This is the reason I said to wait for more reviews.
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Here's the catch though:

TT has both the Havik 140 and the Frio beating out the D14, which is tied with the SA. This is the reason I said to wait for more reviews.
I just took a look at the actual cooler..The way it's made, it could be a really really nice cooler. I would actually wait and see, unless you need it now. Price can also be a factor..
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post #29 of 41
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Here's the catch though:

TT has both the Havik 140 and the Frio beating out the D14, which is tied with the SA. This is the reason I said to wait for more reviews.
The thing is, the FrÃ*o does not beat the NH-D14, at least not when I had the NH-D14.

My only option for now is a Silver Arrow, first I'll re-seat the FrÃ*o and see if it helps.

Edit:

I'm not in a hurry to buy a new cooler, I can even wait until summer is over.
    
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post #30 of 41
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The thing is, the FrÃ*o does not beat the NH-D14, at least not when I had the NH-D14.

My only option for now is a Silver Arrow, first I'll re-seat the FrÃ*o and see if it helps.

Edit:

I'm not in a hurry to buy a new cooler, I can even wait until summer is over.
Then I would definitely wait for more reviews, or just get the Silver Arrow and call it a day...It's an extremely nice cooler and we are sure of that. The other one, well we are not sure.
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