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Originally Posted by Elohim View Post

It will performa virtually identical to the standard edition. In my testing the Standard edition performed 0,4°C better compared to 2x TY-141, wich is well within the margin of error.

hmm I just read this
http://www.pc-max.de/artikel/kuehlung/test-thermalright-silver-arrow-sb-e-cpu-kuehler/10479

and I'm really confused now, I thought SA-SBE performed a bit better than NH-D14....
post #2682 of 3848
They perform more or less the same. The Phanteks 14PE would be slightly better. IMO the SA SBE does come with the best fans out of all these dual tower coolers, though.
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They perform more or less the same. The Phanteks 14PE would be slightly better. IMO the SA SBE does come with the best fans out of all these dual tower coolers, though.

Which pair of fans are you talking about ? The one in the standard edition or in the special edition?
post #2684 of 3848
both. TY-141=TY-145
The TY-141 is better than the Noctu a14P or the Phanteks 140mm fan for sure.
You could think about getting the bequiet Dark Rock Pro 2. Also awesome fans.
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both. TY-141=TY-145
The TY-141 is better than the Noctu a14P or the Phanteks 140mm fan for sure.
You could think about getting the bequiet Dark Rock Pro 2. Also awesome fans.

ok, assuming all 3 are equal in performance and price, which one has easier installation?

1) SA-SBE Special Edition
2) NH-D14
3) Dark Rock Pro 2

Thanks for your help!
post #2686 of 3848
1. D14
2. Dark Rock Pro 2
3. Silver Arrow SBE

all of them are fairly easy though
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TY series fans are different as outlined in this guide here. It's why I probably won't completely disassemble them unless I have the extra cash to replace them if something goes wrong. thumb.gif

The only major difference I see is having to mar some of the frame and the clip. I guess I could see how most people wouldn't want to mess that up. All in all doesn't seem that much more difficult but you could always just mask off and paint.
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The only major difference I see is having to mar some of the frame and the clip. I guess I could see how most people wouldn't want to mess that up. All in all doesn't seem that much more difficult but you could always just mask off and paint.

It's whole forcing the plastic cap thing that has me concerned. If I apply to much force and break it too much then I'll have to get a new fan. mad.gif
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post #2689 of 3848
Has anyone seen this new review from Vortez of the SB-E extreme? Pretty good performance, I'm pretty disappointed that it doesn't beat the H100 though...
post #2690 of 3848
They most likely tested the H100 with intake fans, wich kinda f's up the airflow. Just something to consider.
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