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post #1 of 24
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I can't seem to make up my mind about these three air-cooling choices. Reviews dont help much either as they're all pretty good.

Thermaltake V1
ASUS Silent Square Pro
Zalman Fan CNPS9700LED
post #2 of 24
What's your budget? There are better choices than those.....

Like the Thermalright Ultra-120 Extreme

or the Noctua NH-U12P
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For aircooling I don't have any budget.
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For aircooling I don't have any budget.
what does that even mean?
    
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post #5 of 24
I have used bothe the CNPS and the V1.

I got better performance from the CNPS. Additionally, the configuration of the V1 is rather space-consuming.

As already stated, you might want to take a look at the TRUE.
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post #6 of 24
Unlimited budget I'm guessing.

The V1 looks nice, and performs great. Keeps my 6750 cool at 28 idle 1.375 vCore with nothing lapped, and a ****ty application of AS5.
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post #7 of 24
Get the TRUE!!! no budget ftw! look at my thread called 200$ to spend on air cooling.

Mini-vote for tuniq if you cant find TRUE.
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post #8 of 24
I prefer coolers that blow perpendicular to the motherboard (i.e., "down" onto the motherboard's plane).

I've had great experience with the Thermaltake Big Typhoon (non-VX version) and Thermalright SI-128SE.

I'm personally leery of HSFs that blow parallel to the motherboard plane (like the Ultra 120 Extreme and the Noctua NH-U12P/NH-U12F) because the mosfets/PWMICs/VRMs don't get any cooling at all (unless you have a fan aimed specifically at these oft-forgotten components).
    
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post #9 of 24
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Indeed , I have an unlimited budget for air-cooling. What is this TRUE aircooling that is being discussed is it the Thermalright Extreme ?
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Indeed , I have an unlimited budget for air-cooling. What is this TRUE aircooling that is being discussed is it the Thermalright Extreme ?
TRUE = ThermalRight Ultra 120 Extreme

Also known as the corniest, most annoying acronym ever.
    
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