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I might potentially make a cpu cooler upgrade and no dont pound me with u shud go wc cuz im not since my budget doesnt support it. Which one is better
Silverarrow or nh-d14
    
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I might potentially make a cpu cooler upgrade and no dont pound me with u shud go wc cuz im not since my budget doesnt support it. Which one is better
Silverarrow or nh-d14

you will probably find they are within a degree C of eachother and two of the topdog aircoolers.. too close to call IMO smile.gif
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I might potentially make a cpu cooler upgrade and no dont pound me with u shud go wc cuz im not since my budget doesnt support it. Which one is better
Silverarrow or nh-d14

you will probably find they are within a degree C of eachother and two of the topdog aircoolers.. too close to call IMO smile.gif
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SA or phanteks one or cnps12x
Where can i get?

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I might potentially make a cpu cooler upgrade and no dont pound me with u shud go wc cuz im not since my budget doesnt support it. Which one is better
Silverarrow or nh-d14

No one can tell you which of the top ten HSFs will actually perform the "best" in your PC case with your PC hardware as there are tens of thousands of PC case/hardware combos and the case and hardware have a direct impact on the HSF performance. Any of the top ten HSFs however should be quite suitable for even highend OC'ing.

See the appropriate test data for the brand of CPU you have as the area of the CPU heat spreader affects HSF performance.

http://www.frostytech.com/top5heatsinks.cfm#INTELHEATSINK

You're wise not to venture off into H2O cooling unless you want this as a hobby. The water leaks and inferior closed loop coolers are a poor value and cooling solution IMO.
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O_o looking at $75 coolers....
Why not go for a All in one cooler like a Kuhler or H series?

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i wouldnt ask which is better in case of D14 or phantek or silver arrow.
they are pretty much on the same level, just within 1-2°C

every of the top of the art cooler are good and worth to get. the only difference is the style that you want to see in your own rig.

if i were you i would go with the silver arrow SB-E, the new edition for 2011 sockets. its re-designed and looks very promising.
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Silver Arrow. Two TY-140 PWM fans, the best 140mm fans made. Best price I've seen is here. $75. I've dealt with these guys. No issues.

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