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SilverStone Heligon HE01 -- competes with arguably the best super-cooler the Phanteks

http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/coolers/display/silverstone-heligon-he01.html
Edited by Bruennis - 5/21/13 at 11:28am
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Originally Posted by Nightfallx View Post

i have this exact case, will the h100i fit you think? http://www.ebay.com/itm/360642032581
EDIT nm, it wont.

usually most people mount the H80 on the rear exhaust fan slot.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1144409/h80-h80i-h90-h100-h100i-h110-case-compatibility-thread-page-1-for-full-listings/0_50

This thread shows compatibility chart for cases and corsair products
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Originally Posted by Bruennis View Post

SilverStone Heligon HE01 -- performance of an NH-D14 and clearance for all ram

i looked at both of those and i liked them, but I really like the H80i after the other member explained it to me.
post #14 of 57
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Originally Posted by Jester435 View Post

usually most people mount the H80 on the rear exhaust fan slot.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1144409/h80-h80i-h90-h100-h100i-h110-case-compatibility-thread-page-1-for-full-listings/0_50

This thread shows compatibility chart for cases and corsair products

yeah im about to buy it, thank you for your help, the h80i seems the best route, and are people able to reach high clock speeds and low temps with this? i haven't read much about it but i'm thinking about getting it.
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Originally Posted by Nightfallx View Post

yeah im about to buy it, thank you for your help, the h80i seems the best route, and are people able to reach high clock speeds and low temps with this? i haven't read much about it but i'm thinking about getting it.

that would be a great question for that thread or liquid cooling threads. I am sure you can find benchmarks on your CPU with this cooler. I know many OCN members rave about the corsair liquid coolers for the price vs performance you get.

I havent used it, but I am thinking about switching to it.

good luck!
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post #16 of 57
I'll keep it simple.

Air: Hyper 212 Evo

Water: Swiftech H220. Skip the pre-filled nonsense unless you get it at a DEEP discount. I was able to get a BNIB H70 core for $50 (regular $89.99)
post #17 of 57
for air try the Xigmatek GAIA even with 2 fans it doesn't block the RAM slots

for AIO water I love my Antec Kyhler 920, when benching on an overclocked 8350 @ 6 GHz it keeps the temps in the low-mid 50C
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post #18 of 57
Depends on the Board, but here are some powerful coolers, that will most likely fit:

Thermalright Archon SBE X2
Noctua U14S
Silverstone Heligon HE-01
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post #19 of 57
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835118138

It preforms very well. My Zalman keeps my fx-8350 very cool. I run a 4.33 OC and my idle is 19 Celsius

This is the exact one I have

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835118074

I would just like to point out that 19c is not your idle temp. The chip measures temp by power consumption and is geared for accuracy at higher temps (where it is important to actually know temperature). Thus, all thermal monitoring software will report really low temps at idle, but they're actually just totally wrong.

As far as good coolers:
-Phanteks TC14-PE: You can put the memory obstructing fan on the back so that if you only have one bank of ram (as you do on an 1155 board) it won't interfere.
-Silverstone Heligion HE01: Only has one center mount fan. I'm not sure if the sink itself interferes with ram.
-CLC's in general perform pretty well though the fans tend to be loud. If you can afford it, consider an H100/H100i and shell out for some Gentle Typhoon AP-15 fans, or maybe some of those Noiseblocker Bionic E-loop fans (though they just look awesome. Idk how well they actually perform since fan reviews are so rare).
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post #20 of 57
I know this is thinking a little backwards, and not exactly what you want answered, but in the future if you don't go closed loop or want air, they have low profile ram kits that stay out of the way of coolers perfectly, but to answer your question go with a closed loop water cooler like corsair h80i or h100i, this will be a awesome cooler for your chip, and in some cases way outperform air coolers, but not all of them : ), still nothing beats a custom loop.
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