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Alright, so I need a good CPU heatsink but it can't be the D14 or the SilverArrow. Those will hit the side-panel fan on my case.

So can anyone recommend a really really good heatsink? (preferably smaller than the ones above)

Price is not an issue.
    
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Maybe the Prolimtech Megahalems?

Why not try something like the Antec KUHLER 920?
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post #3 of 41
Hyper 212+
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Get a H80. If you have tall RAM (I can't tell from your specs) then it will be an issue with large heatsinks, not with the closed water systems though.
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Is the C14 any good? It seems to be the a common choice for people that can't fit the D14.
    
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post #6 of 41
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Is the C14 any good? It seems to be the a common choice for people that can't fit the D14.
not really. From the reviews i've been reading the Thermaltake Frio is better. Maybe check out that? It's a pretty good performer for the money.

Edit: It is a good performer but I don't think it's worth $90.
Edited by nbmjhk6 - 7/26/11 at 12:51am
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post #7 of 41
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If it fits, I shall consider it. The Elysium is gigantic. I could sleep in the damn thing.

Only one problem with it - Side-panel fan gets in the way of big heatsinks.
    
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If it fits, I shall consider it. The Elysium is gigantic. I could sleep in the damn thing.

Only one problem with it - Side-panel fan gets in the way of big heatsinks.
Darn I was looking at that case for my 2600k or BD build If it can't fit a Megahelems it isnt for me
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post #9 of 41
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Is the C14 any good? It seems to be the a common choice for people that can't fit the D14.
I get 33-40c Idle and 50-65c Load with a NHC14, don't diss it. Not everyone can fit a D14 aha, my C14 just clears my side fan by millimetres in Push/Pull

My C14 wouldn't go over my Corsair Vengeance (Does anything?) So I use XMS3's at 1.5v. RAM over 40mm~ Won't fit as it messes with the bottom fan.
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Take a look at the Venomous X or the Archon.
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