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post #11 of 27
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Originally Posted by CtrlAltElite View Post
D14 is best of the best. I had great luck with A70.
Thermalright silver arrow, same performance!, for a much cheaper price.
post #12 of 27
I can't recommend the NH-D14 highly enough. Put it on and haven't worried about temps since.
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post #13 of 27
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Originally Posted by Socks keep you warm View Post
Thermalright silver arrow, same performance!, for a much cheaper price.
SA is a great cooler. Debatable which is better. You take a poll, most will say D14. 75% of reviews show D14 with an edge. Sure its more, but alot of people pay more for a few C' s less.
post #14 of 27
Easily. The Silverarrrow and D14 will definitely blow the H70 out of the water. no pun intended
post #15 of 27
you could get a 20 ton piece of copper for passive cooling....

I guess a Silverarrow and a D14 would do the job too, but wouldn't be overkill
post #16 of 27
I cut holes under my case and stick a massive industrial fan running at 10krpm all for 100 and it has temps -270k. that is all.

Though I was wondering the liquid inside the H70, wouldn't it need to be replaced eventually like any liquid setup? So long-term air is easier, just vacuum out the dust.
post #17 of 27
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we don't call them water coolers because they do not perform like true water cooled setups. they perform in the same category as high end air coolers.
That's obvious, but technically it's still water cooling.

Personally I'm very curious to see how well the H100 performs. Considering it does have more surface area on the radiator than most air coolers have on their heatsinks.
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SA is a great cooler. Debatable which is better. You take a poll, most will say D14. 75% of reviews show D14 with an edge. Sure its more, but alot of people pay more for a few C' s less.
I don't think you'll a percentage quite that high. They are pretty much neck and neck and the Silver Arrow can be had for cheaper and also runs a little bit quieter than the D14.

That's not to take anything away from the D14, they are both amazing coolers. I respect and have pawned after it so much, that just this week I ordered a D14 to see what I missed out on when I got the Silver Arrow. I threw it on today and to say I'm impressed it is an understatement. I'm leaving final judgment for a few days so I can get a better overall feeling as to how well it can cool. But initial feelings are good.
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post #19 of 27
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I don't think you'll a percentage quite that high. They are pretty much neck and neck and the Silver Arrow can be had for cheaper and also runs a little bit quieter than the D14.

That's not to take anything away from the D14, they are both amazing coolers. I respect and have pawned after it so much, that just this week I ordered a D14 to see what I missed out on when I got the Silver Arrow. I threw it on today and to say I'm impressed it is an understatement. I'm leaving final judgment for a few days so I can get a better overall feeling as to how well it can cool. But initial feelings are good.
I've read tons of reviews and have owned both. They perform exactly the same. The Silver Arrow is a tad quieter. And looks much better IMO. And is a tad cheaper. So there seems to be a winner. But no big deal really. They're still both good enough to where I can't justify spening hundreds of dollars for water cooling.
post #20 of 27
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I've read tons of reviews and have owned both. They perform exactly the same. The Silver Arrow is a tad quieter.
I agree with this based off what I've seen thus far.
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