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Just as the title says what are the best air coolers? Currently im using my stock IHS and have said screw the watercooling idea (tight on funds) for now and have no clue what the best air coolers are. I know of a few like the V8, XIGMATEK HDT-S1283, or Thermalright Ultra 120. As of now im thinking about going with the thermalright Ultra 120. But are there any coolers that will dominate this one? Also i plan on using an open tech station too and not a case. So what cooler will be the best with making its own air flow?
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Best would be a TRUE. Other coolers that are good are the S1283, Vendetta 2, V8 and the NH-U12P.
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Best would be a TRUE. Other coolers that are good are the S1283, Vendetta 2, V8 and the NH-U12P.
Does the TRUE come with a bolt threw kit for 775?
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Best would be a TRUE. Other coolers that are good are the S1283, Vendetta 2, V8 and the NH-U12P.
Don't forget about the Sunbeam Core Contact Freezer

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Does the TRUE come with a bolt threw kit for 775?
TRUE comes with just the heatsink. You have to buy the fan and bolt kit separate.
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I want to see a review of the xig s1283EE the one with four heat-pipes. I haven't been a able find any and would reckon it might be better then the ocz vend 2.
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post #6 of 26
Thermalright Ultra 120. The search tool is there for questions like these. I think I've seen this question but in different variations about a dozen times. Good luck with your purchase.
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Thermalright Ultra 120. The search tool is there for questions like these. I think I've seen this question but in different variations about a dozen times. Good luck with your purchase.
Im gonna go with the black thermalright ultra 120/775 mounting kit/2 thermalright fan holders/ 2xslipstream 88cfm/33db fans.
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Im gonna go with the black thermalright ultra 120/775 mounting kit/2 thermalright fan holders/ 2xslipstream 88cfm/33db fans.
You'll love it
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Don't get the slipstream fans, they are better suited for case cooling and not for Heatsink application, buy some Ultra Kaze's instead.
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Don't get the slipstream fans, they are better suited for case cooling and not for Heatsink application, buy some Ultra Kaze's instead.
QFT

if you dont mind the noise, ultra kaze is the way to go.
if you want a quieter fan that moves a lot of air, the under appreciated thermaltake a1926 (78cfm/21db) is always a good option. i have 2 a1926's in push/pull and i can only hear them if i put my ear up to my TRUE.
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