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What I currently have: Noctua U12P SE2 and Thermalright True Spirit 120m heat sinks. Fan assortment includes two Gentle Typhoon AP-14s (1450rpm), two Noiseblocker Multiframe M12-PS (600-1500rpm), and three Thermalright TY-147s (TY-140s in black & white).

What I'm cooling: i7 2600k at 4.4 to 4.6 GHz. 'Super stable' at 1.34V for 4.6GHz (meaning 24hr Prime95 blend w/ 90+% RAM usage), but on my True Spirit 120m I saw upper mid to upper 70s during Prime and mid 80s on particularly tough tests. Not surprising given how skinny the cooler is and that there's only one fairly anemic fan (at the same RPM, the Multiframes should push air through the heatsink much better). I have not tested the same OC with the Noctua cooler yet.


Is the Seidon 120m worth the $30 compared to the two air coolers that I currently have?
    
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i7 2600k Asus ROG Maximus V Gene Reference EVGA GTX 680 (1306 / 7204) Reference EVGA GTX 680 SC (1280 / 7160) 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
16GB Samsung 'Green' 1600 DDR3 (MV-3V4G3D/US) Samsung 830 256GB Noctua U12P SE2 w/ AP14s P-P Windows 7 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Hannspree 23" SL231 LED Logitech G710+ Seasonic SS-860XP2 Platinum Cardboard box & motherboard tray 
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Dying Razer Death Adder Desktop Schiit Magni + Optical Modi Swan M50W 
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Sennheiser HD 600 Samson Meteor Mic w/ pop filter 
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