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those rantings are false...

Which rantings
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Won`t fit in my Zalman z11 plus.
Actually it those, I opened my case today and saw to fun spaces at the top. So I could be thinking of the H100i too.
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synthetic bench tests for pc cooling are great except if you choose to use a real cpu instead of a peltier (TEC)

FrostyTech Mk.II Synthetic Thermal Test Platforms
http://www.frostytech.com/testmethod_mk2.cfm

nothing wrong with FrostyTech ranking that I can see
Frio > NH-D14 > PH-TC14PE


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Do you mean these https://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&rlz=1C1RNVH_enGB535GB535&q=Frio+coolers&bav=on.2,or.r_cp.r_qf.&bvm=bv.46751780,d.ZWU&biw=1920&bih=979&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=UD-XUbKsJceiO6bLgeAJ
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Start here

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

Have the 6300 @ 4.62 on air using Xigmatek Aegir with 2 fans though one would do
This your suggestion really helps, I did not know the H80i is that powerful, I thought the H90 is better am I wrong?
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I would stay with air or go for Swiftech H220. Most real water cooling people consider the current CLC's to be "wanna-be-watercooling". Their pumps are about 1/3 the power of basic custom water cooling pumps. No way to top up coolant.. and coolant does need topped up after a few years just like car cooling systems.

A CLC has a problem.. usually pump.. and you have no cooling.. none at all. Unless you have a backup cooler your system sets until you get CLC replaced.

An air cooler has a problem.. usually a fan.. you can often run with other fan or if not working it hard no fan.. or use any other fan you have laying around until you can get a replacement.

Air is usually cheaper, quieter, and will cool just as good as most if not all CLC. Silver Arrow SB-E Extreme is about 7c better than H100i if given a fair and impartial tests. Most CLC tests are in cases (often sucking cool air into cooler) against air coolers in cases (usually with hot exhaust heating up case).

Am I partial to air cooling? Indeed. And after all this is the "Air Cooling" forum. biggrin.gif
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COOLER MASTER Seidon 120XL
http://www.coolermaster.com/product/Detail/cooling/cpu-liquid-cooler/seidon-120xl.html
Currently on an FX 8120, @4.5 GHz in friend's computer. Will fit in any case that has rear 12" exhaust fan.
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out of your original list I would go with the H90, and likely replace the stock fan. All your options are good, though.
    
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post #18 of 23
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I have had good responses but it is now for me decide which way to go. I don`t really fancy air coolers because i don`t like their hooo! or hmmm! noise. I really want to go liquid cooling. It seems like we are blanking this heatsink Zalman CNPS12X any openions on this heatsink? I fancy its 3 funs.

Water coolers has got funs behind their radiators, are those funs loud as an air cooler with 2-3 funs? I don`t mind going with air cooling if they are quiet when working. It will be awesome if we could all agree on 1 very best heatsink that is within my budget. smile.gif
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post #19 of 23
Line up all the top air coolers and top CLC and the air coolers will be quieter than the CLC
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Line up all the top air coolers and top CLC and the air coolers will be quieter than the CLC
CLC?
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