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post #21 of 26
well it does not need to be lapped, and is better at low cfm. But if you don't care about noise then the TRUE and the IFX-14 seem to be the best.
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post #22 of 26
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TRUE comes with just the heatsink. You have to buy the fan and bolt kit separate.
the true does come with the bolt through kit depending on which version you buy, you can get 775 or 1366
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Hello, I'm the resident OCN Noctua fanboy.

Noctua thread
http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...a-nh-u12p.html

I've been using the NH-U12P forever now and I swear by it..amazing temps and just incredible build quality
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Originally Posted by Kopi View Post
Hello, I'm the resident OCN Noctua fanboy.

Noctua thread
http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...a-nh-u12p.html

I've been using the NH-U12P forever now and I swear by it..amazing temps and just incredible build quality
Thanks!
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post #25 of 26
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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.
I looked those fans up on the egg because the ratings seem fake/exaggerated and nearly every review says "these fans are L O U D and are no where near 21DBa and are much louder". i know newegg reviews arent exactly legit or something to take seriously but a very large amount of them say this. do you have yours hooked up to a fan controller?
post #26 of 26
Don't forget to lap the TRUE. A good $20 for a decent kit. They have very concave bases.
Also get good thermal paste.
Arctic Cooling MX-2 or OCZ Freeze

Expect to invest a good $120 in all.
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