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Go with the best air cooler you can get. Way more dependable than CLC and cool just as good with high power fans.

The best out of the box are
Thermalright Silver Arrow SB-E Extreme (TY-143 130cfm 2500rpm fans). As loud as H100 but 7c cooler at full speed.
i7 3820 @4.75GHz
Temperature is delta.

H100 . . . . . . . . . 41c2500rpm . . . . . . . . . 55dBA 2x fans (stock)
SA SB-E . . . . . . . 42c1100rpm & 1300rpm. . 38dBA TY-150 & TY-141 (stock)
SA SB-E Extreme. . 34c2500rpm . . . . . . . . . 56dBA 2x TY-143 (stock)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6xrsuPwDbo
jump in to 3:40 for results

Silverstone Heligon SST -HE01(FHP-141 38mm thick 180cfm 2000rpm fan)
This review is in a case with air cooler intakes are using air several degrees warmer than the H100 used.. and every degree hotter the air is is a degree hotter the CPU is. wink.gif
http://www.vortez.net/articles_pages/silverstone_he01_review,9.html