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Just a question here. I hear people always talking about the D14 and Silver arrow as the #1 and #2 best air coolers on the market with amazing Delta's. So what about the #3, 4, 5, 6 etc. what are some great coolers that deserve some recognition.

I'm a noob to air coolers and there are Soo many names for them so i just wanted to get some bearing in this thread as to whats good and whats not.
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A GREAT air cooler is the Prolimtech Megahalems. The Thermaltake Frio isnt bad. and the CM Hyper 212+ is great for the money.
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I'm still stuck on the TRUE 120 which was released several years. Haven't found the reason to upgrade it as it is still keeping my cpu within safe temperatures.
Thermaltake Archon is also a great air cooler.
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Just a question here. I hear people always talking about the D14 and Silver arrow as the #1 and #2 best air coolers on the market with amazing Delta's. So what about the #3, 4, 5, 6 etc. what are some great coolers that deserve some recognition.

I'm a noob to air coolers and there are Soo many names for them so i just wanted to get some bearing in this thread as to whats good and whats not.

I'd say Thermalright Archon, VenomousX RT, Prolimatech Genesis and for the less known: Spire Thermax Eclipse II, Coolink Corator DS, Thermaltake Jing, Zerotherm ZT-10D Premium, also the popular ones: Thermolab Baram, Scythem Mugen 2 rev. B, Scythe Ninja 3, Titan Fenrir and the oh so popular Cooler Master Hyper 212+.
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Cooler master V6 GT, Thermaltake FrÃ*o, Hyper 212+, Venomous-x, Prolimatech Megahalems, Prolimatech Super Mega.
    
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What is mean by "great deltas" i never knew what this term meant.
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http://www.frostytech.com/top5heatsinks.cfm

Great recommendations.

I recommend the Frio from first-hand experience with it. Even with the single fan the temps are amazing. Make sure whatever cooler you settle on won't encroach on your available ram slots. I use 4x2gb, so I had to do some creative modding to get my Frio to fit.

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I can't believe no one stated frio you should check it out for sure, bit tech much loves that cooler the best
    
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The Noctua NH-U12P is a good one. Owned that one for a little while and switched over to the NH-D14. Had good temps with it though.
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