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H50 noise

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Hey guys, im surely going to buy the Noctua NH-D14 because its the best CPU cooler out there on cooling/noise basis but I wanted to make sure since I still hesitate because of the H50. Let's clear things out, the H70 is WAY too loud apparently so we can cross that one out. How about the H50?? I read lots of reviews that the H50 is either too loud or has strange clicking noise problem. The pros for the H50 are: Best cooling performance (after H70) and really looks cool in case when looking from side window. But aside from that, why would I get this over NH-D14? (H50 only has like a 1 or 2 degrees off the NH-D14) Could any1 also give me the noise rate comparison?

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post #2 of 5
Not any noisier than the fans you pair it with.
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H50 with the best fan will still not beat the Nh-d14. If you have tall memory or a small case then go for the H50; otherwise the NH-d14, Silver Arrow, Archon, and all water cool will be superior.
    
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With tall memory, it looks like the Archon is the right cooler, according to the few reviews out there.
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post #5 of 5
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Nah, i'm going with the OCZ Platinum 6GB (3 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 6-8-6-24 so NH-D14 all the way I guess then.
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