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I was wondering what a good air cooler would be for my rig.
I have a zalman but its small.. its probably fine cuz my sytem isnt OCed (until i figure it out) but i want sumthing more legit.

Any ideas?
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post #2 of 6
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I was wondering what a good air cooler would be for my rig.
I have a zalman but its small.. its probably fine cuz my sytem isnt OCed (until i figure it out) but i want sumthing more legit.

Any ideas?
Thermalright Silver Arrow or Noctua NH-D14 for ultra cooling. Coolermaster Hyper 212+ for the best bang for the buck cooling. Those are probably three of the most popular coolers on OCN.
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Noctua D14 is one, if not the best, air cooler on the market.

If more low-profile. Check out Noctua C14
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Ohhh I like that Hyper 212+ there are deals on newegg right now for coolers too
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Ohhh I like that Hyper 212+ there are deals on newegg right now for coolers too
Check out the deals thread. Today only, you can get the nh-d14 for $60the shipped from newegg with a coupon code. Air cooler deal of the century.
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I decided to get the COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO.
$35
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