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Which HDT CPU cooler should I get for the specs in my sig? I want to go to at least 3.2GHz with decent temps. What will fit on my mobo, the OCZ Vendetta 2 or the Xigmatek HDT-S1283? I also want the one that is most quiet.
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Keep the TRUE.
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Keep the TRUE.
Why? I heard that the performance is not that different. I am also a bit strapped on cash.
post #4 of 11
Because the TRUE is good.
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post #5 of 11
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Because the TRUE is good.
Proof? The HDT coolers are good too.
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Proof? The HDT coolers are good too.
http://www.frostytech.com/articlevie...id=2244&page=5

The HDT barely beats it. But the HDT has a higher fan speed, thus apply the faster fan to the TRUE and it will beat it.
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post #7 of 11
Really it is your preference. The OCZ is always out of stock so you might have an easier time getting the XIG. The XIG's fan is only rated for 53 cfm while the OCZ is rated for 81 cfm. If staying with a stock fan then OCZ, but if going with a 100+cfm aftermarket fan (suggested) then go with whatever is cheaper.
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post #8 of 11
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I want an overall cooler that is quiet. What fan would i upgrade to if I do get the Xig?
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I am also a bit strapped on cash.
Then why are you even thinking of getting a different cooler if you already have a good one?
 
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post #10 of 11
If you go with the Xigmatek cooler and leave the standard fan running full speed (yes it's still quiet flat out.) You shouldn't (depending on voltage) see the Quad go over 52*C at 3.2GHz under full prime load as long as your case has good air flow.

I like quiet fan enabled along with all system fans running at a reduced speed, so my quad runs at about 58*C (torture test) whilst running Prime with an ambient of 23*C.

Along with good case airflow the Xigmatek IS an excellent cooler.
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