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Best Cooler(s) on the Market?

post #1 of 22
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Simple question, what's the best coolers you can buy for your CPU without cost being an issue. When I mean best, I mean simple facts that have proved the best decrease in CPU temps, and dealing with serve over-clocking.

What would you pick here, I see to many different ones when I look around these forums. There has to be a superior one over the rest, which one is it (yes if you can't tell, I don't own a cooler yet)?

Thanks and happy thinking,
post #2 of 22
T.R.U.E or Xiggy or my fav tuniq tower 120 (for the looks)
true
http://www.xoxide.com/thermalright-t...hannelid=FROOG
xiggy
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233003

tuniq
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835154001
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post #4 of 22
A lapped Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme is arguably the best air cooler on the market as of right now with a high CFM fan...

The Noctua NH-U12P is also a great cooler, and beats an un-lapped TRUE with the same fan mounted on both...

The Xigmatek S-1283 is great for dual cores, but can't handle the heat as well with quad cores...
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post #5 of 22
Cost truly isn't an issue?

How's About a Prometeia Mach II?
http://www.crazypc.com/products/9290GT.html
post #6 of 22
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Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
Cost truly isn't an issue?

How's About a Prometeia Mach II?
http://www.crazypc.com/products/9290GT.html
baahahahah i doubt anyone would buy that
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baahahahah i doubt anyone would buy that
oh, they have....
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post #8 of 22
Best air coolers? True, Noctua, Xig, Vendetta 2 ~50 or 60 w/ high CFM fan
Water coolers? Build to your specs ~200-500 depending on parts and what you want in the loop.
TEC? Build to your specs ~400-800 get you into the negatives
Phase Change? 500-800 get you lower into the negatives
Dry Ice/LN? 200-300 lowest temps you can get! But you have to have your mobo horizontal as in a tech station setup.
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post #9 of 22
TRUE, Tuniq Tower, Vendetta, and Xiggy
post #10 of 22
I would say the TRUE is the best, how long does petra take to ship stuff? and why the hell doesnt newegg sell the true? i would buy it right now if they did
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