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post #21 of 34
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Sorry I'm not familiar with your cooler so I can't comment on.
But the D14 and SA are the best air cooler around.
And it is twice bigger than any air cooler you've seen.
So if you are buying one, make sure you have enough space on your case.
They are humongous.
Yea the Frio is pretty big too, I think i could be able to exchange the frio with a Noctua NH-D14 but I would have to give them around $33 dollars with the Frio. Do you think its worth the $33?
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post #22 of 34
u can definitely return frio to microcenter.
they have 30 days full refund exchange policy and even its past 30 days im pretty sure they'll give u store credit for it. my experience with microcenter has always been pleaseant as they dont even ask why ur returning, if they do a simple "i dont like it" will do no questions ask. as for exchaning cpu u prob can return it but u still have 50/50 chance of getting better/worse chip. not sure if u wanna take that risk.


I mean yea frio is big but noctua is bigger in terms of width so it's really upto you. but i wouldn't expect more than 5 c. 10c is probably not gonna happen
Edited by Youngd8 - 8/13/11 at 9:08am
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Well i bought it from Newegg, Hmm 5C for $33 more.
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Well i bought it from Newegg, Hmm 5C for $33 more.
It is worth it or not is all up to you.
D14 IS twice bigger than Frio. I just saw the cooler.
If you are getting d14, go to noctua site and there are good compatibility list for mobo and ram clearance.
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post #25 of 34
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It is worth it or not is all up to you.
D14 IS twice bigger than Frio. I just saw the cooler.
If you are getting d14, go to noctua site and there are good compatibility list for mobo and ram clearance.
You think getting new fans for the Frio would help lower the temps and the noise since its pretty loud at 1750 RPM. Can you recommend any fans that are good CPU fans?(but dont go over $33 since then i could just buy the D14 rather than a frio with 2 new fans)
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post #26 of 34
Notsua fans are silent and moves good air. Also thermalright fans (ty-140 is 140mm fan with 120mm mountings), and coolermaster blademaster fans are both great, too.
Probably only gonna make 2~3c at max difference, though.
Ambient temp and case air flow is everything for air cooling.
Good AC room with good case air flow will make the temp go 5c~ lower usually.
I'm not sure what your set up is but the more intake case fans, the better your CPU cooler works.
Fresh air in > Hot air out.
Edited by Tunagoblin - 8/13/11 at 9:35am
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You think getting new fans for the Frio would help lower the temps and the noise since its pretty loud at 1750 RPM. Can you recommend any fans that are good CPU fans?(but dont go over $33 since then i could just buy the D14 rather than a frio with 2 new fans)
If you wanna spend around 50-60$ a Corsair H50 is a really nice way to cool your CPU. I use one in a push/pull configuration and I absolutely love it.

Refer to the first page of this thread and you can get my temps, also I can give you some screen shots if you need some "persuasion"
 
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Notsua fans are silent and moves good air. Also thermalright fans (ty-140 is 140mm fan with 120mm mountings), and coolermaster blademaster fans are both great, too.
Probably only gonna make 2~3c at max difference, though.
Ambient temp and case air flow is everything for air cooling.
Good AC room with good case air flow will make the temp go 5c~ lower usually.
I'm not sure what your set up is but the more intake case fans, the better your CPU cooler works.
Fresh air in > Hot air out.
I'm currently running it on a piece of cardboard but I had it in my NZXT Phantom which i only have the top/back exhaust fans on. I plan on fitting a 120mm in the 5.25 bay saw a guy do it on the Offical NZXT phantom thread. So currently i don't have any intake fans xD
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If you wanna spend around 50-60$ a Corsair H50 is a really nice way to cool your CPU. I use one in a push/pull configuration and I absolutely love it.

Refer to the first page of this thread and you can get my temps, also I can give you some screen shots if you need some "persuasion"
I would love some screen shots but i currently have a Coolit Domino A.L.C but im not sure if i have a back plate for 1155/1156.
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I would love some screen shots but i currently have a Coolit Domino A.L.C but im not sure if i have a back plate for 1155/1156.
I get off work around 3:00 Central time, I'll post some up while running P95 etc.

And the H50 comes with the 1155/1566 backplate and a AMD backplate as well!
 
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