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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Master Hyper 212 Evo is the most overhyped cooler i have seen its alright but its nothing great

It's best bang for your buck. Even here in South Africa it is among the cheapest coolers I can find, with really decent performance.

But if you really want dead silent CPU cooling why not just remove fan-cooling altogether. Go passive cooling and underclock tongue.gif

Gotta know what you intend to do with the PC and what CPU you have to really give relavant solutions
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post #12 of 23
Thermalright True Spirit 140 is 170mm high so it may not fit your case most cases dont have room for higher then 160mm

Otherwise its a sort of in the middle of the road cooler its not crap but not fantastic either
Edited by shilka - 4/8/13 at 4:02am
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post #13 of 23
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Originally Posted by syryanyang View Post

Look nice but honestly I've never even heard of "Phanteks"
What do you think about Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo and Deepcool GamMAXX 400

The Phanteks is much better than those, especially the 212 Evo. If you were to get the TC12DX, I recommend getting new fans, such as Cougar Vortex 140mm fans. The stock fans on my PH-TC14PE sounded like jet engines, so I just took them off. Looking into getting some Noctuas for my cooler, but damn, that brown.
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post #14 of 23
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Originally Posted by syryanyang View Post

Look nice but honestly I've never even heard of "Phanteks"
What do you think about Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo and Deepcool GamMAXX 400
H212 Evo anytime over the gammaxx if it's the same price
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Originally Posted by doyll View Post

Really need to know what case and CPU you have.. and where on our big blue marble you are located.
TC12DX is a great cooler.
They will not clear all RAM. Depends on motherboard. Many have RAM slots closer than 54mm from centerline of CPU. wink.gif
Of course it wouldn't clear RAM but rather what RAM can you install? RAMs with giant heatspreaders are utterly utterly pointless.
Why don't we have high performance RAM (2400MHz CL10+) without a giant heatspreader?
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post #15 of 23
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Thermalright True Spirit 140 is 170mm high so it may not fit your case most cases dont have room for higher then 160mm

Otherwsie its a sort of in the middle of the road cooler its not crap but not fantastic either

Just give me some names that I can look up please? Appreciate that.
The one you mentioned before is nowhere to find in my country:(
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Just give me some names that I can look up please? Appreciate that.
The one you mentioned before is nowhere to find in my country:(

Cant you use Amazon or Newegg?
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post #17 of 23
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Originally Posted by briddell View Post

The Phanteks is much better than those, especially the 212 Evo. If you were to get the TC12DX, I recommend getting new fans, such as Cougar Vortex 140mm fans. The stock fans on my PH-TC14PE sounded like jet engines, so I just took them off. Looking into getting some Noctuas for my cooler, but damn, that brown.

I can bear with the color, price tag is the really pain.
post #18 of 23
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Cant you use Amazon or Newegg?

Of course but usually I prefer to buy locally for the warranty.
post #19 of 23
True Spirit 140 is way, way better than Hyper 212 Evo.


True Spirit 120 at stock clocks is a little better and if you turn up the heat it's 4-5c better Evo.

i7 920 stock
ts min 27
evo min 27
ts max 46
evo max 47

i7 920 @ 3.3GHz
ts min 34
evo min 34
ts max 64
evo max 69
http://rigmods.com/wp/blog/thermalright-true-spirit-120-review-2/

ts 78
evo 84
http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/coolers/display/coolermaster-hyper-212-evo_5.html#sect1
post #20 of 23
Get a Thermalright True Spirit 140 and additionally one Noctua A15 fan.

The True Spirit 140 works very well with one relatively slow spinning 140mm fan and it's thereefor amongst the best coolers for very quiet operation, especially for the price.
The A15 is arguably the best 140mm PWM fan atm (together with the Silent Wings 2 PWM) so there you go ... thumb.gif
Edited by Elohim - 4/8/13 at 4:22am
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