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1) Is this the next best thing to typical water cooling? I know it is technically water cooling, but probably not as good as regular water cooling as we know it, but probably still pretty decent.
2) Can the fans be replaced?
post #2 of 20
There are air coolers that perform better than the h50/h70 but not by much. Yes its the best cooler next to a custom watercooling loop and yes you can change the fans.
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Originally Posted by ckybam3 View Post
There are air coolers that perform better than the h50/h70 but not by much. Yes its the best cooler next to a custom watercooling loop and yes you can change the fans.
These air coolers that are supposedly better, what are they and are they similar pricing?
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the noctua nh-d14 i'm pretty sure is the best. not sure on pricing
 
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The noctua seems to perform on a similar note. Thus I would rather have less torque and a quieter setup with the H70.
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The noctua seems to perform on a similar note. Thus I would rather have less torque and a quieter setup with the H70.
tbh the noctua is going to be queiter. Once you put the fans on the rad ofc the air going through makes a tiny wizzy noise. The noctua is pretty much silent. That being said I would get the h70 if you want to have more real estate inside your case as the noctua is gigantic.
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Hmmmm.... how similar are the performances with temps? And I can always switch out fans. It is on sale for $80 at BB right now (the H70).
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the nh-d14 beats the h70 by a slight margin so i would get the h70 if thats what you like better. The d14 isnt the most beautiful cooler either.
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Originally Posted by ckybam3 View Post
the nh-d14 beats the h70 by a slight margin so i would get the h70 if thats what you like better. The d14 isnt the most beautiful cooler either.
What fans would you recommend on the H70 to make it quiet?
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