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Originally Posted by olllian View Post
I cant decide the Noctua NH-D14 or the H70 water?
Had both. Tried Both. In the end got a Rasa. Spend the extra $$. Better for you in the long run.
post #42 of 58
Noctua!!
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Antec h2o 620 is as good as the corsairs, and cheaper plus better warrenty.
Quality construction also.
    
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post #44 of 58
NH-D14 if you have room, H70 if you don't.
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post #45 of 58
Whether you have room or not, H70. Who want's an elephant in the room even if tthe elephant will fit?

H70 all the way.
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post #46 of 58
i'd go for the d14.
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I'm deciding between the DH14 for $70 and The Antec Kuhler for $60. I don't like the idea of a brick hanging from my mobo either so I'm leaning towards the Kuhler
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post #48 of 58
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Originally Posted by Genjimaru View Post
I'm in the H70 club. I can't help but think that over time the D-14 is gonna warp the motherboard.
Nah no need to worry it is heavy (somewhat over 1000g with fans) But not heavy enough to warp the mobo. Plus backplates are there for this reason. Not to mention, Have you tried to break a PCB? There tough. Real tough.
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post #49 of 58
These sealed WC'ing units all perform worse than high end air coolers and cost just as much or more in most cases. If I wasn't a n00b at the time, I would have never purchased a coolit eco and went straight for the d14 or real water cooling (which is waaay better than air coolers and sealed units).
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post #50 of 58
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MikeVall, I think you are spot on with your assumption. I chose the H50 because for the extra couple of degrees I sacrifice I get a clean looking case and don't have a 1kg cooler hanging off my M/B
I did the same... I have 3 coolers. Zerotherm butterffly gave me 28-29C, Corsair A70 gave me 30-31. Those 2 coolers wouldn't let me use my 4x2gb sticks of RAM. I ended up buying a H50 since it was my cheapest clean look that would let me use all my ram slots and have a cleaner look in my case.
Now I get 30-33C temps, all idle I've never tested under load.
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