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post #31 of 41
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Originally Posted by bigvaL View Post
So after the list of 10+ coolers here... What is the actual BEST air cooling heatsink available for 1156 and 1366
I wouldnt say the Archon. To be honest all the tests I have seen point to either the Silver Arrow, or the DH-14 to be the best air coolers.

EDIT: After seeing the posted reviews, the Archon seems to be a contender with the right fans.

That beings said though. With the right fans all of these TOP coolers are so close to each other in terms of performance it is really a personal choice. You probably wont see a difference with any of them unless you are doing heavy benches.
Edited by lithgroth007 - 3/21/11 at 11:07am
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post #32 of 41
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Originally Posted by killeraxemannic View Post
I do not think this is correct. The SA and D14 are much bigger coolers therefore must preform better than the Archon.
Check the reviews, results are there. The thing with the Archon is that just because it's not a hulking 2 tower behemoth, doesn't mean it can't dissipate heat as good. It makes up for it due to it's different dimensions as a single tower design. It weighs 19g less than the Silver Arrow (806 to 825).
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post #33 of 41
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Originally Posted by bigvaL View Post
So after the list of 10+ coolers here... What is the actual BEST air cooling heatsink available for 1156 and 1366
SA is top-dog with NH-D14 right behind it.
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post #34 of 41
As I said before. Archon does better than the others with 2 fans on it. 1 fan it's still good but will trail behind the obvious 2.

One more review oddly enough showing the Archon beating a Silver Arrow and others stock i7 920 CPU clocks.
http://www.hardocp.com/article/2010/...ooler_review/3

It will lag behind at an overclock though, but for 1 TY-140 on it, it did good.
Edited by yoshi245 - 3/21/11 at 11:13am
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post #35 of 41
Looks like it has to be the Silver Arrow. My case panel barely fits as it is right now and the archon is another 1cm tall. The ultra 120 and silver arrow are the same at 16cm.
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post #36 of 41
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SA is top-dog with NH-D14 right behind it.
Archon, Silver arrow and the NH-D14 are perhaps the best coolers out there.
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post #37 of 41
Thread Starter 
I just found out last night if I push on my H50 slightly the buzz goes away. Could the pump be loose in its housing or something?
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post #38 of 41
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Originally Posted by killeraxemannic View Post
I just found out last night if I push on my H50 slightly the buzz goes away. Could the pump be loose in its housing or something?
Is there any loose mounting hardware?
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post #39 of 41
What about H60?? its mean't be be like a version 2 of the H50 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835181015
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post #40 of 41
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I've got an A70 with a 14 push, 15 pull...keeps my i5 2500K @ 59 C full load @ 4.4 GHz
what voltage are you putting through for that heat? i can get those temps 4.6 on a 212+.
    
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