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post #21 of 60
Or just build a custom loop and ignore those awful closed-loop systems that are a huge waste of money.
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9C is a big diffrence, Ok thanx all for the info

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post #23 of 60
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Originally Posted by AndyM95 View Post

Not really, no. There's still a big gap between the X60 and top of the line air coolers.


We need to look at this with the noise/performance ratio in mind though. The Kraken X60 at silent is louder than the D14 and Phanteks at full speed.

So a test without any kind of reference fans is useless imo.
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Originally Posted by Elohim View Post

We need to look at this with the noise/performance ratio in mind though. The Kraken X60 at silent is louder than the D14 and Phanteks at full speed.

So a test without any kind of reference fans is useless imo.
The OP is asking for raw cooling performance though. I agree the Phanteks is a better choice in the wider scheme of things.
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post #25 of 60
He asked what the "best cooler" is, wich imo is not just about the performance.

I mean for the price of the X60 you could buy the Phanteks plus two 5000rpm fans if we talk about raw performance wink.gif
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post #26 of 60
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Well yes, so if there is no limits but no option to custom loop, what would it be.

Also, any benchmarks with 8350 would be nice

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Is there any air cooler that comes close to the keaken x60?

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post #28 of 60
Like someone meantioned earlier, the closed loop fanbois don't realize that if they want better performance than air then the closed loops are loud as.. loud!

And this is in air cooling forum anyway so...
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post #29 of 60
Yeah, most of them come with low quality but high spinning stock fans, that are extremly loud but will give them better results in all these benchmarks that dont do any kind of apples to apples comparisons.



@TS

with stock fans the x60 is probably the best, but these AIOs do have quiet a few negative aspects too compared to heatpipe based coolers, so at the end it depends on what you prefer.

-if you want an AIO get the X60/H110, if you want a heatpipe cooler then get the Phanteks 14PE or the Silver Arrow SBE Extreme
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post #30 of 60
If you get CLC / AIO do have a backup air cooler setting on the shelf. That way if it's one of the many that has problems you can put your good old trusty air cooler back on and at least be able to use your system while your CLC / AIO is being replaced. smile.gif
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