Overclock.net › Forums › Cooling › Air Cooling › (New) High End CPU/VGA Coolers
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

(New) High End CPU/VGA Coolers - Page 6

Poll Results: Should a section be added for silent, high-end coolers?

 
  • 71% (64)
    Yes
  • 28% (25)
    No
89 Total Votes  
post #51 of 964
Quote:
Originally Posted by Altstadt;14780343 
"I would say that the coolers we talk about are better than the Megahalem."

I totally disagree! They have a better following, but being better is not an "absolute"! Without out both of us, my friend and I, pulling out our coolers and reinstalling on each others rig, there is no way to really know. All we have are people backing what they bought and are using, without direct comparison.

My friend/coworker/brewer live in on the same street, have basically the same house, the same environmental conditions; we get the same overclock. What does that mean to you or others? Nothing in my view.

The Megahalem comes with no fans, the others do. I've read where some have had to change fans, so why are those two so revered?

It's all relative!

Brew on!

~Altstadt

What I am saying is that review sites have done you one better, they used the same system. Numerous times, the Silver Arrow continues to be the top performer, ahead of the Megahalems. I would say it is by a small margin, and you and your friend probably don't notice the difference. Why are you refuting everyone else's work?
 
Cheesecake
(16 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k Gene-Z Gen3 R9 290 G.Skill Sniper 8 GB 1866 9-9-9-28-1T 
CoolingCoolingPowerCase
Kraken Lots of airflow :P TX850 version 2 Plasti-Dipped 350D 
AudioAudioAudio
Xonar DX [sold] Sennheiser HD 555 FiiO E10 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsCooling
Phenom II X4 @ 4000/2800 ASRock Extreme4 970 Big Air Cheesecake  Tr Silver Arrow 
CoolingCase
Tr Shaman Centurion 590 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Cheesecake
(16 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k Gene-Z Gen3 R9 290 G.Skill Sniper 8 GB 1866 9-9-9-28-1T 
CoolingCoolingPowerCase
Kraken Lots of airflow :P TX850 version 2 Plasti-Dipped 350D 
AudioAudioAudio
Xonar DX [sold] Sennheiser HD 555 FiiO E10 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsCooling
Phenom II X4 @ 4000/2800 ASRock Extreme4 970 Big Air Cheesecake  Tr Silver Arrow 
CoolingCase
Tr Shaman Centurion 590 
  hide details  
Reply
post #52 of 964
Quote:
Originally Posted by ehume;14779155 
But the results are hardly better than the SA and the D14 under fannage. Worth the extra price only if you intend to use it passively.

I agree, 0.25K-1K with the same fans is nothing really. But still, a great performance.
I dont like those colours though, i prefer the shiny nickle wink.gif
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570k @4,6GHz ASUS P8Z77-I Deluxe Sapphire 7870XT @1,2GHz 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveCoolingPowerCase
Crucial Noctua U14S & Prolimatech MK26 (+1x Noctua A15) Antec HCP 1300 Lian Li X1000 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570k @4,6GHz ASUS P8Z77-I Deluxe Sapphire 7870XT @1,2GHz 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveCoolingPowerCase
Crucial Noctua U14S & Prolimatech MK26 (+1x Noctua A15) Antec HCP 1300 Lian Li X1000 
  hide details  
Reply
post #53 of 964
Trying to get the ultimate cooler, covers too many variables to truly to narrow down best. Most sites like xbitlabs.com and hardocp.com do weed out the best, but there still discrepancies with those sites not have conclusive ends results between them all

If you want a cooler with stock fan it comes with, and stock backing plate, then SA or NH-D14 or the Archon

But if you want a cooler with best pwm fans setup(high rpm if suicide run, or 1300rpm for silence) and best backing kit for it, well its the Cogage True. The NH-D14 cant touch it.

Method of testing
AP-30 modded pwm fan on NH-D14 and Cogage True, stock backing kit on NH-D14 and the Cogage True has the Thermalright Venomous BTK Bolt-Thru-Kit this kit also gives much better temps, its brilliant backing plate kit. Ambient temp of 17c @ i7 950, with cpu-z in sig of the cogage

On a suicide run you hit a wall with temps, you cant go higher, which means you cant lie about the test or fake it. The test can be replicated again and again, providing you know what your doing not to screw your chip. And if you were to degrade the chip it would be reflected when repeating the tests further by not reaching higher BLCK's but lower ones. This is something there is little info on out there, with the methodology way i tested, and also know its more then likely the easiest way to hit that wall on knowing the best

The Megahalem's i've heard perform better with more air on them too(but i dont own one), im not talking 2000rpm, 2500rpm+ and online tests never cover the higher end spectrum for extreme oc. Some of xbitlabs.com shootouts you can see the graphs on some of them at the 2000rpm still away strongly with even better temps with higher rpms. Not many but a few

The Cogage True side fins are bent on the outer edges which is why it preforms better with more air you give it. This result could not be done on stock fan or stock backing plate(well it still ahead of the NH-D14 with stock, but you got to know whats a good mount and whats bad, can be hit and miss with stock backing plate).

I would love to find a site the tests the coolers to the max spectrum for suicide runs to see the best
Edited by Tigerpaws - 9/1/11 at 8:06am
Slug
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 Asus Rampage III Extreme GTX 460 2GB Golden Sample - SLI G.Skill 12GB DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
5 x 1tb Samsung HD103SJ Cheap TrueDirect burner Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Aquos 32" Wide Screen TV 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Corsair AX1200 Gold Thermaltake Armor+ VH6000BWS Razor Naga 
Mouse Pad
Peice of plastic 
  hide details  
Reply
Slug
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 Asus Rampage III Extreme GTX 460 2GB Golden Sample - SLI G.Skill 12GB DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
5 x 1tb Samsung HD103SJ Cheap TrueDirect burner Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Aquos 32" Wide Screen TV 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Corsair AX1200 Gold Thermaltake Armor+ VH6000BWS Razor Naga 
Mouse Pad
Peice of plastic 
  hide details  
Reply
post #54 of 964
Thread Starter 
I didn't know all of that, Tigerpaws. Awesome though thumb.gif
 
I Like This Case
COOLER MASTER HAF X RC-942-KKN1 Black Steel/ Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3770k ASRock Z77 Pro3 XFX R9 290 Crucial Ballistix 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial M4 Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 LG GH20NS15 Prolimatech PRO-GNSS-BK 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
BitFenix Spectre PWM Windows 7 Home 64-bit Dell SE178WFP Dell U2410 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Seasonic X-850 Gold Cooler Master HAF-X Logitech G700 
Mouse PadAudioAudio
Razer Kabuto Sennheiser PC350 HT|Omega Claro Plus+ 
  hide details  
Reply
 
I Like This Case
COOLER MASTER HAF X RC-942-KKN1 Black Steel/ Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3770k ASRock Z77 Pro3 XFX R9 290 Crucial Ballistix 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial M4 Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 LG GH20NS15 Prolimatech PRO-GNSS-BK 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
BitFenix Spectre PWM Windows 7 Home 64-bit Dell SE178WFP Dell U2410 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Seasonic X-850 Gold Cooler Master HAF-X Logitech G700 
Mouse PadAudioAudio
Razer Kabuto Sennheiser PC350 HT|Omega Claro Plus+ 
  hide details  
Reply
post #55 of 964
so any news about when the new noctua hs will be launched?
Kiyu
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-2600k Z68-UD7-B3 2x Evga GTX 580 3GB Patriot Viper Xtreme @ 2133 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerCase
Crucial M4 256gb Asus VG236H CM Silent Pro Gold 1200w RV02 
  hide details  
Reply
Kiyu
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-2600k Z68-UD7-B3 2x Evga GTX 580 3GB Patriot Viper Xtreme @ 2133 
Hard DriveMonitorPowerCase
Crucial M4 256gb Asus VG236H CM Silent Pro Gold 1200w RV02 
  hide details  
Reply
post #56 of 964
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by pchow05;14814476 
so any news about when the new noctua hs will be launched?

I don't know. I didn't even know they were coming out with anything soon! eek.gif
 
I Like This Case
COOLER MASTER HAF X RC-942-KKN1 Black Steel/ Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3770k ASRock Z77 Pro3 XFX R9 290 Crucial Ballistix 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial M4 Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 LG GH20NS15 Prolimatech PRO-GNSS-BK 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
BitFenix Spectre PWM Windows 7 Home 64-bit Dell SE178WFP Dell U2410 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Seasonic X-850 Gold Cooler Master HAF-X Logitech G700 
Mouse PadAudioAudio
Razer Kabuto Sennheiser PC350 HT|Omega Claro Plus+ 
  hide details  
Reply
 
I Like This Case
COOLER MASTER HAF X RC-942-KKN1 Black Steel/ Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3770k ASRock Z77 Pro3 XFX R9 290 Crucial Ballistix 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial M4 Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 LG GH20NS15 Prolimatech PRO-GNSS-BK 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
BitFenix Spectre PWM Windows 7 Home 64-bit Dell SE178WFP Dell U2410 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Seasonic X-850 Gold Cooler Master HAF-X Logitech G700 
Mouse PadAudioAudio
Razer Kabuto Sennheiser PC350 HT|Omega Claro Plus+ 
  hide details  
Reply
post #57 of 964
They just showed some Prototypes at the Computex with no actual info when or if they'll be released.
But i guess we will see at least one new Cooler at the end of the year.
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570k @4,6GHz ASUS P8Z77-I Deluxe Sapphire 7870XT @1,2GHz 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveCoolingPowerCase
Crucial Noctua U14S & Prolimatech MK26 (+1x Noctua A15) Antec HCP 1300 Lian Li X1000 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570k @4,6GHz ASUS P8Z77-I Deluxe Sapphire 7870XT @1,2GHz 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveCoolingPowerCase
Crucial Noctua U14S & Prolimatech MK26 (+1x Noctua A15) Antec HCP 1300 Lian Li X1000 
  hide details  
Reply
post #58 of 964
Thread Starter 
I must see it and the Zalman CNPS12x compete! eek.gif
 
I Like This Case
COOLER MASTER HAF X RC-942-KKN1 Black Steel/ Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3770k ASRock Z77 Pro3 XFX R9 290 Crucial Ballistix 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial M4 Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 LG GH20NS15 Prolimatech PRO-GNSS-BK 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
BitFenix Spectre PWM Windows 7 Home 64-bit Dell SE178WFP Dell U2410 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Seasonic X-850 Gold Cooler Master HAF-X Logitech G700 
Mouse PadAudioAudio
Razer Kabuto Sennheiser PC350 HT|Omega Claro Plus+ 
  hide details  
Reply
 
I Like This Case
COOLER MASTER HAF X RC-942-KKN1 Black Steel/ Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3770k ASRock Z77 Pro3 XFX R9 290 Crucial Ballistix 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial M4 Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 LG GH20NS15 Prolimatech PRO-GNSS-BK 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
BitFenix Spectre PWM Windows 7 Home 64-bit Dell SE178WFP Dell U2410 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Seasonic X-850 Gold Cooler Master HAF-X Logitech G700 
Mouse PadAudioAudio
Razer Kabuto Sennheiser PC350 HT|Omega Claro Plus+ 
  hide details  
Reply
post #59 of 964
Zalman CNPS12x looks damn good!
Alpha Weltall
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
i5 2500k ASUS P8Z68-V Pro Crucial Ballistix 8 Gig SAMSUNG 7200 RPM 
MonitorPowerCase
Hannspree 28 inch Corsair HX 850-Watt SILVERSTONE RV02B-W 
  hide details  
Reply
Alpha Weltall
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
i5 2500k ASUS P8Z68-V Pro Crucial Ballistix 8 Gig SAMSUNG 7200 RPM 
MonitorPowerCase
Hannspree 28 inch Corsair HX 850-Watt SILVERSTONE RV02B-W 
  hide details  
Reply
post #60 of 964
Any new coolers coming out that aren't two-tower monsters? Something... innovative, perhaps?
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600k Asus ROG Maximus V Gene Reference EVGA GTX 680 (1306 / 7204) Reference EVGA GTX 680 SC (1280 / 7160) 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
16GB Samsung 'Green' 1600 DDR3 (MV-3V4G3D/US) Samsung 830 256GB Noctua U12P SE2 w/ AP14s P-P Windows 7 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Hannspree 23" SL231 LED Logitech G710+ Seasonic SS-860XP2 Platinum Cardboard box & motherboard tray 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Dying Razer Death Adder Desktop Schiit Magni + Optical Modi Swan M50W 
AudioAudio
Sennheiser HD 600 Samson Meteor Mic w/ pop filter 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600k Asus ROG Maximus V Gene Reference EVGA GTX 680 (1306 / 7204) Reference EVGA GTX 680 SC (1280 / 7160) 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
16GB Samsung 'Green' 1600 DDR3 (MV-3V4G3D/US) Samsung 830 256GB Noctua U12P SE2 w/ AP14s P-P Windows 7 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Hannspree 23" SL231 LED Logitech G710+ Seasonic SS-860XP2 Platinum Cardboard box & motherboard tray 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Dying Razer Death Adder Desktop Schiit Magni + Optical Modi Swan M50W 
AudioAudio
Sennheiser HD 600 Samson Meteor Mic w/ pop filter 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Air Cooling
Overclock.net › Forums › Cooling › Air Cooling › (New) High End CPU/VGA Coolers