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post #1 of 13
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coolerMaster V8
http://www.pcconnection.com/IPA/Shop...tm?sku=9224385

OR

Noctua NH-U12P SE1366
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/nonhsecpucof.html

This is for the i7. Which one of these would be better. Other better choices are also appreciated.
post #2 of 13
IMO the Noctua is the better of the 2.And there is alway the Xigmatek s1283,and the TRUE.
 
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post #3 of 13
Noctua NH-U12P is a fantastic choice.
post #4 of 13
I agree, the Noctua is better; I also recommend the TRUE. But I don't know about how a Xigmatek will fair with the i7.

V8 isn't great since the fins are tight and only have a 25mm fan pulling air through.
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post #5 of 13
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can somebody give me a link to the TRUE?
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(same cooler, just no fan and 1366 bracket, the bracket needs to be bought seperately) http://www.petrastechshop.com/thulhecpucos.html

Meant for the i7 --> http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=24727

Meant for the i7 --> http://www.frozencpu.com/products/84...?tl=g40c14s757
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post #7 of 13
Don't know anything about the i7 and what cooler works for it, but I love my S1283 and they are like $18 after rebate now...might be worth checking out if you want to save some dough!
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post #8 of 13
or you could go for a 9700? theyr very good too

edit: my bad forgot it was for the i7, ocz have a very good one out for the i7 cores
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post #9 of 13
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Originally Posted by Marin View Post
I agree, the Noctua is better; I also recommend the TRUE. But I don't know about how a Xigmatek will fair with the i7.

V8 isn't great since the fins are tight and only have a 25mm fan pulling air through.
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Originally Posted by Marin View Post
(same cooler, just no fan and 1366 bracket, the bracket needs to be bought seperately) http://www.petrastechshop.com/thulhecpucos.html

Meant for the i7 --> http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=24727

Meant for the i7 --> http://www.frozencpu.com/products/84...?tl=g40c14s757
those are TRUE coolers? I'm guessing an acronym for Thermalright Ultra Extreme? If so would it be a better choice than the ones I listed?
post #10 of 13
Yes, the TRUE is arguably the best air cooler.
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