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Save up for a rasa kit.
I agree!
     
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212 or DK with AP15's/14s
I've got an A70 with a 14 push, 15 pull...keeps my i5 2500K @ 59 C full load @ 4.4 GHz
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DK with AP15's/14s
Rather self defeating for multiple reasons. Good luck finding AP-15's in stock anywhere nowadays, even if someone did find em, they'd probably be jacked up in price due to low quantity now. AP-14's are probably more reasonable, but sticking it on A DK seems like a waste. DK is a good budget cooler like the 212+, but best to stick it to a cooler that'd make better use of it like a Mega or a Venomous X.

A D14 or Silver Arrow will be an improvement and temps along with less noise, but may cost a bit more. If you really want water cooling then just go step up to a Rasa kit.

Frio is a good alternative but it's fans can be a bit loud at higher RPM's.
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post #14 of 41
I have an H50 that I should probably get rid of *cough*.

Rasa kit was the best investment I've made recently.
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I am not really keen on the idea of WCing my rig. I like to set it and forget it and not have to mess with it. I don't want a loop I will have to change the water on every few months or have the chance of leaking. I want recommends on an air cooler. I have tossed the rasta kit idea around but I just don't want to mess with it. Also I don't see it making any sense to get something that will cool better than what I have now when I am at the max stable OC for my particular processor any ways.
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post #16 of 41
Well if you are going to move to air:

Thermalright VenX
Noctua DH-14
Thermalright Silver Arrow
Prolimatech Megahalems

All of which can be found here:
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/home.html

All of those will will cool at least as well as the H5O with the right fans.

I also find it fairly funny how many people recommended more water cooling after you specificly stated you wanted to go back to air, which I can understand. I moved back to air after having water for a while, it was just too much of a hassle.
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post #17 of 41
If you are going for a SA or D14, can probably find them cheapest in Directron too.

http://www.directron.com/silverarrow.html - $75 + shipping
http://www.directron.com/nhd14.html - $70 + shipping
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post #18 of 41
Stick Delta's on the 212 and watch it take off like a rocket sled.

You don't have to change the water in a loop every couple months...Martin (Skineelabs) had/has a loop running strong with no changes for 22+ months.
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If you are going for a SA or D14, can probably find them cheapest in Directron too.

http://www.directron.com/silverarrow.html - $75 + shipping
http://www.directron.com/nhd14.html - $70 + shipping
That website scares me. Is it legit?
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post #20 of 41
Directron is a great website, I've bought from them in the past with no qualms.

The D14 is one of the best air coolers around.
Try the OCN marketplace...maybe you can get a deal on a cooler there.
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