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I'd say it's a toss-up between the Noctua NH-C12P and the Thermalright SI-128 SE myself (the SE is better than the non-SE, I know that much, txtmstrjoe covered why). And I'd sort of lean towards the NH-C12P myself.
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i'm liking the noctua one myself, but not the pricetag. i think i have decided to go tower though. (i know, my mind changes all the time, but it's good to be educated if i make another decision like this again)
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i'm liking the noctua one myself, but not the pricetag. i think i have decided to go tower though. (i know, my mind changes all the time, but it's good to be educated if i make another decision like this again)
Take a look at the Xigmatek HDT-S1283 in that case. It competes with the TRUE and Vendetta 2 but only costs $37.
 
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Remember, what ever heat-pipe air cooler you end up with, make sure the heat-pipe tubes will not be mounted in such away that the tubes would be flooded out as gravity causes problems with the internal wicking.

The Xigmatek if mounted the wrong way will perform as a useless paper weight.

Keep the heat-pipe paths all upward.
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Triplesec that thinig look l33t

the geminii cooler im using is very good as well, with only 1 kaze fan on it
    
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