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post #1 of 14
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What cooler is available that is better than the V6GT? o: The only requirement I have is that it has to be available at Fry's in the City of Industry. :c

I was thinking about the Corsair H80. Would that be a good choice? o:

I also can not have massive coolers like the D14 or the Silver Arrow even if I were able to order it online. The VRM heatsinks are too tall to even allow me to mount my V6 properly. frown.gif

Also, the Fry's in the City of Industry allows you to price match other sites so if you find a good cooler, try to find it on Newegg or some other site (authorized retailer of course) and check if it's under 100 dollars!
Edited by grandestfail9190 - 12/15/11 at 7:12pm
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post #2 of 14
I just checked the site, and if you come up with $10 more they have the H100 at that store.
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post #3 of 14
I would say H100. It's barely over $100, right now 110 on Fry's.

If you don't want liquid cooling, especially self contained systems, go for a big noctua like this one:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fc5VFnytm3o

For some reason Fry's isn't carrying any Noctua stuff, go figure.
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post #4 of 14
EDIT: They have H80 is stock, get that one or the H100 if you can spend a bit more.
Edited by adizz - 12/15/11 at 7:08pm
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post #5 of 14
Guys, remember, he needs the item in question to be available at his local store.
That's the main reason I posted the H100, as I checked and they have it in stock there.
Edit: just checked, and they don't carry either the DH14 or the Silver Arrow.
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post #6 of 14
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The thing is, I can't have big chunky air coolers. I have forgotten to mention that. >_< The Extreme 6 has a problem mounting these large coolers. It won't let my V6 push air into the back of my case. It shoots up on the Hard Drives. :c The VRM (at least that's what I think they are for) heatsinks are way too big to allow it.

If I were to get the H100 though, would Fry's carry some 140mm to 120mm fan adapters? I would have to mount the H100 in the front of my Lian Li if I were to go that route.
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post #7 of 14
get a h80 or h100 both are better. id say get a h80 and then get better fans, or h100 and just 2 good fans like the gt ap15s if you can
   
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post #8 of 14
What are your goals? Unless you really want the best cooling other than buying a water cooling kit, or a custom loop, I would highly recommend the H80 just because its a lot simpler to mount.
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post #9 of 14
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Quote:
Originally Posted by chinesethunda View Post

get a h80 or h100 both are better. id say get a h80 and then get better fans, or h100 and just 2 good fans like the gt ap15s if you can
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Originally Posted by FlyingNugget View Post

What are your goals? Unless you really want the best cooling other than buying a water cooling kit, or a custom loop, I would highly recommend the H80 just because its a lot simpler to mount.

Alright. All things point to the H80 I guess. Thanks guys! I'll go pick it up when I head to Fry's! +1 for all. smile.gif
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No problem man!

I have to warn you, the stock corsair fan is loud even on medium. If you're someone who like to keep things quiet I would suggest getting an aftermarket fan or two. Check out Gentletyphoons, Gelid fans, Cougar Vortex, Yate loons. They are all great fans with high static pressure to get the air through your rad. Good luck thumb.gif
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