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post #1 of 9
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Trying to stay away from liquid because its my first build.

Looking at http://www.newegg.com/Product/ImageG...4%20-%20Retail.

Just looking to maybe get 4.3-4.5 out of the new i7 Sandy Bridge.
post #2 of 9
why not an h50?
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post #3 of 9
Or indeed a H70 if you had a bit more cash, it depends on your budget, how much have you got to spend on a cooler?

P.S. love the Alucard pic
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post #4 of 9
From what I understand the best air cooler is either the D14 or silver arrow, I am unsure if the H70 outperforms the D14 or silver arrow. How much are you willing to spend?
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post #5 of 9
That should do the job just fine. Depending on what your room temps are like.
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post #6 of 9
Never heard of the brand mentioned earlier but the D14 is a beast. And it all depends on your rig and how much your willing to spend as stated in previous post.
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post #7 of 9
a coolermaster v10 should ace the job
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post #8 of 9
If your goin for cheap check out the cooler master 212+
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103065

Cheap and gets the job done, especially with 2 fans
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post #9 of 9
The Frio is excellent, but you could get better that's quieter. My votes for Corsair's H50.
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