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Dang you now I am second guessing the SA I just bought that isn't even here yet redface.gif
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Dang you now I am second guessing the SA I just bought that isn't even here yet redface.gif

Nah, you'll be very happy with either cooler. biggrin.gif
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Dang you now I am second guessing the SA I just bought that isn't even here yet redface.gif

Nah, you'll be very happy with either cooler. biggrin.gif

Yes and thanks. Just got the shipping notice today. Slow fedex across country so it won't come until monday. But oh well. Running stock cooling until then.
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post #1904 of 3848
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Dang you now I am second guessing the SA I just bought that isn't even here yet redface.gif

Don't worry about the SA...it's great. Testing coolers is very subjective. Just because I get certain results doesn't mean you will too. There are a range of other factors, like case fans and air flow for example that come into play and vary greatly from person to person. You'll be very pleased when you see the results the SA gives you
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Dang you now I am second guessing the SA I just bought that isn't even here yet redface.gif

Don't worry about the SA...it's great. Testing coolers is very subjective. Just because I get certain results doesn't mean you will too. There are a range of other factors, like case fans and air flow for example that come into play and vary greatly from person to person. You'll be very pleased when you see the results the SA gives you

Thanks man. Can't wait to try it out.
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Don't worry about the SA...it's great. Testing coolers is very subjective. Just because I get certain results doesn't mean you will too. There are a range of other factors, like case fans and air flow for example that come into play and vary greatly from person to person. You'll be very pleased when you see the results the SA gives you

It's amazing to me how many people don't think about that sort of thing.
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Don't worry about the SA...it's great. Testing coolers is very subjective. Just because I get certain results doesn't mean you will too. There are a range of other factors, like case fans and air flow for example that come into play and vary greatly from person to person. You'll be very pleased when you see the results the SA gives you

It's amazing to me how many people don't think about that sort of thing.

I think about it but when he has a nice testing environment like this I would say its fairly accurate on which is better than the other. Of course never perfect.
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Other people's results are a good guide but nothing beats doing your own testing. Seriously, you won't regret buying the Silver Arrow.
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Oh for sure I'm not. Can't wait.
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post #1910 of 3848
Awesome reading... I've read some tests here in Sweden where the SA beat all other air-based coolers. I've also seen tests where it has matched the H100 with the stock fans but with less noise. That made me choose the SA. Then I saw the new SB-E... after reading a test at some other site, plus what you've written here I decided to go for it.

Sadly I havent got all my parts yet. I still wait for PSU, mobo, SSD, HDD and the second GPU frown.gif

But thanks for making the choice of cpu-cooler an easy one!
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