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Where money is not a issue which would you say is the best air cooler for a i7 3770k cpu?
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Where money is not a issue which would you say is the best air cooler for a i7 3770k cpu?

personally i would say a Noctua NH D-14.
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personally i would say a Noctua NH D-14.

THAT!
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I have that exact CPU and the NH D-14 is the best cooler I've owned as far as cooling performance goes. thumb.gif
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NH-D14.

not only does it have amazing cooling performance, its also very quiet thumb.gif
    
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NH-D14.
not only does it have amazing cooling performance, its also very quiet thumb.gif

i vouch for this. top notch avy mate thumb.gif
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dont bother with noctua, the Phanteks its WAAY better in cooling and quality..

OH and you actually get better performance with a 3rd fan attached thumb.gif and for the trolls: yes, i owned both including a silver arrow too
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post #10 of 16
The Noctua d14 is the best air cooler that I've ever used. The major drawback though is that it is huge and has flesh colored fans.
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