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Hi

Is there anything better than the Noctua NH-D14 for around the same price?


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post #2 of 15
for around the same price, there is the Thermalright Silver Arrow.

some people say it performs better than the NH-D14, but some say the opposite. In reality, they will perform very closely to one another.
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for around the same price, there is the Thermalright Silver Arrow.

some people say it performs better than the NH-D14, but some say the opposite. In reality, they will perform very closely to one another.
I second that.

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post #4 of 15
Air cooling wise?

Not really.

Either the Thermalright Silver Arrow or NH-D14 will be your best bet.
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post #5 of 15
its the same as the d14.
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post #6 of 15
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for around the same price, there is the Thermalright Silver Arrow.

some people say it performs better than the NH-D14, but some say the opposite. In reality, they will perform very closely to one another.
thanks for the reply.

personally I prefer the noctua to the thermalright but as you said they would perform similarly.

how do you think the NH-D14 would compair to a LCLC like a H80?
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post #7 of 15
Your results would be pretty similar.
But you would be saving a lot of precious space for ram and such with the H80
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post #8 of 15
The Noctua should be quieter than the H80 though with similar cooling.
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post #9 of 15
There is the Phanteks ph-tc14pe. the reviews I've seen have it ahead of everything and it just looks SOOOOO much better.

Edit: The H80 is behind the NH-D14/SA/Phanteks. The closest competition is the H100.
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post #10 of 15
Corsair H100 is a bit better than the D14. Only thing better than the h100 is a real WC loop.
 
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