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Poll Results: Which cooler to get?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 8% of voters (4)
    Corsair H50 p/p w/ 2 GT AP-15
  • 18% of voters (9)
    Prolimatech Megahalems p/p w/ 2 GT AP-15
  • 14% of voters (7)
    Corsair H70 p/p w/ 2 GT AP-15
  • 58% of voters (28)
    Noctua NH-14
48 Total Votes  
post #11 of 14
Thread Starter 
Okay so now its NH-D14 vs Megahalems who will win?
oh and i'm still looking for some good 2 p/p fans with max 2000rpm.
post #12 of 14
I'd go with the NH-D14

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post #13 of 14
+1 on the NH-D14. Switched over from an H70 and I couldn't be happier. The stock fans were just ridiculously loud at full speed and I wasn't that impressed with the temps...my D14 now is cooler by about 1-2C and is MUCH more quieter.

I know you'd grab some GTs if you got the H70, but I think it makes the H70 route way too pricey.
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post #14 of 14
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Originally Posted by Melee View Post
Performance-wise the D14 and Silver Arrow are going to perform considerably better than the H50/H70 especially in a large case such as yours with great airflow. The D14 and SA are both massive coolers, but they're both top 3 in cooling solutions other than Custom Water Loops which cost hundreds of dollars.

Another option to consider is the Thermalright Archon. It's a single tower instead of the dual like the D14/SA and it's nowhere near as wide. It is tall at 170mm but your case should fit it without any issues. The Archon actually outperformed the SA in every test I have seen and the SA usually sits 1-3 degrees cooler than even the D14. With the single stock TY-140 Fan that comes with the Archon, it matches the SA in Dual Fan Config. That is beyond impressive. Therefore, in push/pull, you're probably going to see at least a few more degrees drop off of the load temps which will make it decisively superior to all others mentioned.

In simpler terms:

Archon > SA > D14 > H70 > H50
True, every word.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Melee View Post
The only reason to really purchase an H70/H50 is with a small case where there isn't room to house the larger air coolers. In this Case, I would definitely recommend the Archon to you.
Any case that will fit an Archon will fit a Silver Arrow or a D14.



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Originally Posted by Heli0s View Post
Okay so now its NH-D14 vs Megahalems who will win?
oh and i'm still looking for some good 2 p/p fans with max 2000rpm.
As owner of both a Megatron and a D14, I'd recommend the D14.

As for your fans, look at item 1. in my sig.
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