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if you think this cooler looks good....

http://www.alpenfoehn.de/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=157&Itemid=134&lang=en
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post #22 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by cdoublejj;15614848 
if you think this cooler looks good....

http://www.alpenfoehn.de/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=157&Itemid=134&lang=en

Those are normal heatpipe tower coolers like 90% of the rest of the market
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post #23 of 29
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Quote:
Originally Posted by aldfig0;15627292 
Those are normal heatpipe tower coolers like 90% of the rest of the market

Look at the K2. That looks like a D14 killer.
 
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post #24 of 29
Zalman is a bit behind the performance curve. Products are nearly always very well made and have good aesthetics, but if it cost 20 dollars more than a product it loses to where it counts, then I'm not getting one.
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post #25 of 29
Did anyone notice the 25C idle CPU temps? My Corsair H80 with push/pull UKs with shrouds at 2250RPM get down to 33C at idle. There is no way this cooler performs better than how my H80 is configured. Unless he was outside in 20F weather, I raise my eyebrows to some of these temps.
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post #26 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by Samurai Batgirl;15627765 
Look at the K2. That looks like a D14 killer.

I thought the comparison was about looks? The NH-D14 certainly won't win any beauty competitions.
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post #27 of 29
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by aldfig0;15628483 
I thought the comparison was about looks? The NH-D14 certainly won't win any beauty competitions.

Going buy looks the CNPS12x is shnazy, but I didn't know we were doing that. That's about all the 12x is good for anyway...
 
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post #28 of 29
the noctua fans look like poo hence why i'm getting alpenfoehn or that venom black or what ever it's called.
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post #29 of 29
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cdoublejj;15629403 
the noctua fans look like poo hence why i'm getting alpenfoehn or that venom black or what ever it's called.

The K2?
The Silver Arrow is just as good as the D14...but then again you might not like the fans again tongue.gif
 
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