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Hello. I have seen a lot of Best Air Cooler threads, but i have not seen Thermalright IFX-14 CPU Cooler mixed in. Is this a good cooler? Will it out-perform a TRUE? Which would you get? I just built my first machine (one in sig) and am in desperate need of a new CPU cooler.

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IFX-14 is the best and the brightest thing out there and will out perform the TRUE but generally only by 1-2C. It probably isn't suggested much because of it's price/performance ratio. If you are looking for a good cooler check out the Tuniq Tower, TRUE or the Zerotherm Nirvana. If you have $$ to blow then start checking out the water cooling scene.
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The best cooler out there right now is the OCZ Vendetta 2. It beats the TRUE by a few degrees.
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post #4 of 6
Pick the TRue, or Tuniq.

Or that OCZ thing


I'd personally wait till late may for the new Coolermaster coolers
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Originally Posted by tehpwnerofn00bs View Post
The best cooler out there right now is the OCZ Vendetta 2. It beats the TRUE by a few degrees.
Wow!! Just read the Vendetta 2 reviews and tehpwner is right. The Vendetta is definitely worth checking out! Good call pwner.
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Wow!! Just read the Vendetta 2 reviews and tehpwner is right. The Vendetta is definitely worth checking out! Good call pwner.
NP.

I think the Vendetta 2 is also available for <$45, which is a lot less than the TRUE.
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