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Venomous-X or NH-D14?

Poll Results: Venom, D14, SA, Genesis, or Other?

 
  • 21% (16)
    Venomous-X
  • 35% (26)
    Silver Arrow
  • 35% (26)
    NH-D14
  • 0% (0)
    Genesis
  • 6% (5)
    Other (please specify)
73 Total Votes  
post #1 of 42
Thread Starter 
Should I just save some money and get a Venomous-X or should I just get a NH-D14 (or Silver Arrow or Genesis)? I will be replacing the fans so no stock fans.
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post #2 of 42
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I think with the Silver Arrow been able to have a 3rd fan it would stomp.
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post #3 of 42
Silver Arrow gets my vote.
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post #4 of 42
Silver Arrow or D14 but i am inclied in Silver Arrow as Shame and his beautifull avatar advise you to.
post #5 of 42
My vote goes for the Noctua. Can't go wrong
 
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post #6 of 42
The Noctua is a nice piece of equipment. Same with the Silver Arrow.
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post #7 of 42
Both are great. Within 1 or 2 degrees of each other. Both solidly better than the Ven X iirc.

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post #8 of 42
As many tests have proven, the SA either matches or slightly edges out the D14. Take the SA and enjoy ^^
    
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post #9 of 42
Thread Starter 
I've seen the NH-D14 outperform the SA for stock speeds but I've seen the SA beat the NH-D14 by a little for overclocking.
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post #10 of 42
I voted Silver Arrow because I'm a Thermalright fanboi. Though, it is too tall for my case so given the option between Venomous-X or NH-D14 I'd probably get the NH-D14.
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