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hey guys so i have been out of the air market for a long time, WC and all

but just set up a torture rack that i use for work puposes and there is just no way to ge WC on it, so i need the best AIR unit i can get that will fit the old LGA775 socket to cool like a q6600 or q94

this is what it looks like now:


sorry for bad pics


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ahahh this is what i got to test


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post #2 of 12
Officially the Noctua NH-D14. There are quite a few which performs ti within a degree of the D14, Thermalright Silverarrow, Alpenfohn K2, Scythe Susanoo.
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those are all huge freaking units and look funky, anything that looks cool ?


edit:

is zalman not good anymore, i use to love their sinks?
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post #5 of 12
maybe a prolimatech heatsink with 2 120mm fans? afaik the megahalem with 1 decent fan should be able to beat the nh u12, imagine it with 2 noctua fans hehehehehe biggrin.gif
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to make the list complete: prolimatech genesis, thermalright archon, the new phantek is also pretty good
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post #7 of 12
Quote:
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to make the list complete: prolimatech genesis, thermalright archon, the new phantek is also pretty good
I'd also suggest the Archon.
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post #8 of 12

The Titan Fenir is a fairly good cooler but is not well known in OCN. Its 'weakness' is perhaps its relatively higher noise level when compared to others.

For a more quiet alternative of similar price and size, I suggest Prolimatech Super Mega. It sits between those top coolers like NH-D14/Silver Arrow and the Titan Fenir, price wise and performance wise.

Here:-
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11889/cpu-pro-20/Prolimatech_Super_Mega_Hybrid_CPU_Heatsink_LGA_775_1156_1366_AM2_AM2_AM3_Optional.html?tl=g40c14s52
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If you want Zalman's offerings, then their latest CNPS12X is OK but not the best. Their CNPS11X was good though.
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Noctua NH-D14...Noctua NH-D14...Noctua NH-D14...that is all. tongue.gif
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