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So I finally got some money together and need a cpu cooler for my comp. So far the noctua NH-d14 seems the most appealing

Is there anything I may be missing, or other top cpu coolers I should check out.

I want to get some good ocs under my belt
post #2 of 8
I posted a similar thread yesterday, and I was told:

Silver Arrow and Archon.

Could try the H50-70, but the Nocua NH-D14 is a real winner, it's the one I'm going for anyway!

Good luck!
    
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thermalright silver arrow is top cooler with noctua d14

SA is better by 1-2C, but noctua has better mounting system and fans which will go as new for 4-5 years
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Originally Posted by Plotner View Post
So I finally got some money together and need a cpu cooler for my comp. So far the noctua NH-d14 seems the most appealing

Is there anything I may be missing, or other top cpu coolers I should check out.

I want to get some good ocs under my belt
have a look at corsair h70,
but noctura nh d14 is also very good
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Motherboard is a tad cheap,but reviewers on newegg say that they could get their i7's
to 4.2ghz+ so have fun just make sure to get some AS5 or some Shin Etsu TIM.
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Silver Arrow rocks, but check thermalright's website for board compatibility. Mine actually fits over Ripjaws RAM, but just barely.
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post #7 of 8
get the d14
i dont like that 35mm gap on the silver arrow, i never see people using one
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post #8 of 8
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So far looks like its gonna be the D14



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Originally Posted by JuStIn871 View Post
Motherboard is a tad cheap,but reviewers on newegg say that they could get their i7's
to 4.2ghz+ so have fun just make sure to get some AS5 or some Shin Etsu TIM.
yea I agree. It was a mobo cpu deal from fry's about a year ago, both for about 300, but Its the next thing I upgrade after I get this cooler. I'm gonna go with one with SLI, gotta say I've been quite dissapointed with the 5970 drivers so I'm gonna switch to nvidia.
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