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Hey guys I was thinking of getting this CPU fan. I'm using a core 2 duo E6700 @ 2.66 stock (planning on oc'ing to 3.0-3.2). I have an evga 680i A1 mobo. I was wondering what you guys think is the best cpu fan to go with. I'm highly considering this

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118019

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Well if I were you I would get this Zalman 9700NT or otherwise this Tuniq Tower or this Thermalright 120 Ultra Extreme with this AeroCool fan.
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I m using one 9700 Nt and damm big temp difference
better take it!!!
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That one is a fine cooler, I have it. Don't worry about the NT lovers, there is nothing wrong with the LED, it's great!
    
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what's the differenence between the NT and the other one im looking at? does the NT just have a diff color scheme?
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what's the differenence between the NT and the other one im looking at? does the NT just have a diff color scheme?
Well from what I could see the only difference is the color scheme of course + the NT supports Core 2 Duo.

Anyway, if I were you I would go for the NT because it is the latest one and it is exactly priced the same as the other one from newegg. So price for price, better to go for the latest
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what's the differenence between the NT and the other one im looking at? does the NT just have a diff color scheme?
The NT has 2 metals, as the LED just has copper. If there was ever a temperature difference, it would probably be like 1 degree C. lol.
    
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Well from what I could see the only difference is the color scheme of course + the NT supports Core 2 Duo.

Anyway, if I were you I would go for the NT because it is the latest one and it is exactly priced the same as the other one from newegg. So price for price, better to go for the latest
The LED supports it as well. I have one...
    
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The NT has a faster fan from what I have heard of, but as l V l said the temp difference isn't as much.
    
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The NT has a faster fan from what I have heard of, but as l V l said the temp difference isn't as much.
Both of them have 1250 to 2800. Same speed and noise level. Like I said before, the NT has aluminum and copper, the LED has copper. Temperature difference? Not really. If you count maybe 1C, than grab the NT. If you don't care for such a TINY TINY difference, get whichever looks nice to you. I personally like the blue LED in the LED one. Just me though.
    
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