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The reviews pretty much all say the H70 can get close to the leaders, but is very noisy doing so.

The Archon is the best air cooler, and your 932 should have room for it. It comes with a very quiet and very effective TY-140, but to get best results go with a second TY-140.

The Silver Arrow is the second best heatsink. It comes with two TY-140's. Quiet and effective. Cools less than a degree better than the D14, but is quieter.

Noctua NH-D14, aka D14, is an extremely good cooler that cools slightly less than a SA. Temps are under a degree warmer. But those TY-140's are 3-4dB quieter than the NF-P12 and NF-P14 that come with the D14. For my own D14 I use a TY-140 with a Gentle Typhoon AP-14.

The D14 is attached with the world's best mounting system. The Prolimatech has the second best; Thermalright comes in third. And those are the three easy mounts. All the rest are pretty hard.

Noctua has world class customer service. I have not interacted with Thermalright customer service.

Any of those three coolers would more than make you happy. The D14 was known as the quietest cooler until the SA and Archon came out. With its fan resistors attached, the D14 is inaudible and still effective at cooling. But if you use a Gigabyte board you can control fans with Voltage so there is no need for resistors or a fan controller.

The TY-140 is a PWM fan. Most mb's allow for PWM fan control, including As.s boards.
Edited by ehume - 3/13/11 at 2:58pm
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