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post #1 of 11
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Hey guys, just wondering what your opinions are about who makes the best cpu cooler based on performance and looks. Price doesnt matter.

Thanks
post #2 of 11
Well, the TRUE (ThermalRight Ultra 120 Extreme) is the best.

Then there is the Tuniq Towers and the Zalman 9700NT
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post #3 of 11
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the zalman looks pretty sweet and the reviews lookk good.
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post #5 of 11
The IFX-14 must be good too right?
The TRUE is the best in peoples eyes, and the Zalman9700 comes with a fan so if you don't slow down the speed you'll get deaf(just kidding but no Z9700 without SpeedFan or other speed controller.
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post #6 of 11
If you want looks and good performance, get the Zalman 9700NT

if you want a hidious cooler that you have to purchase loads of extras after you have bought the cooler to get a tiny bit better cooler, get the TRUE

And if your not too concerned about looks, but want the best cooling - get the OCZ Vendetta 2
    
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post #7 of 11
TURE is the best but kind of expensive if you count the fan. At $40 to $50 price range, Vendetta 2 and Tuniq are pretty good also.
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Someone said the Xigmatech is the same thing as the Vendetta 2, just rebranded...
    
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post #9 of 11
Tuniq Tower 120 or TRUE for me - Running Tuniq at the moment, core temps at idle are kept at about 35 degrees @ 2.7ghz on my q6700 and never touch 60 - 65 on full at 3.5ghz.

Considering lapping my Tuniq when I go home.
In my opinion, I like the look of the Tuniq but the TRUE will give you more case space I think.

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post #10 of 11
xigmatek is by far the best bang for your buck. competes with and beats the true in some benchies (sorry dont have the links).
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233003
and its almost half the price of a true...
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