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post #11 of 51
Yea, you'll notice a difference... the V8 will likely perform worse.

Stick with what you have. If you want a cheap upgrade, get a better fan or a second fan.
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post #12 of 51
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by ShortySmalls;13229461 
no the V8 sucks don't get it
Why does it suck?
Quote:
Originally Posted by ikem;13229482 
they will not be instock at that price, that was the going out of business sale price...

the 212+ has changeable fans so there is a + there
Too bad, Amazon sells it for $80 frown.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by IOSEFINI;13229494 
Disn't know that you're budget limited. What fan(s) are you using with your cooler?
IDK, the Hyper 212+ fans?
Quote:
Originally Posted by AyeYo;13229499 
Yea, you'll notice a difference... the V8 will likely perform worse.

Stick with what you have. If you want a cheap upgrade, get a better fan or a second fan.
Wow, didn't know.

So which is the best: Silver Arrow ($80) v Noctua NH-D14 ($80) v Megahalem ($67)
Edited by csm725 - 4/22/11 at 9:57am
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post #13 of 51
Quote:
Originally Posted by csm725;13229458 
Just wondering, in what aspects would 212+ outperform?

When couple with some good, high speed fans (push/pull), everything.
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Buy a better fan, and you will see an improvement.
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post #15 of 51
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Quote:
Originally Posted by reaper~;13229536 
When couple with some good, high speed fans (push/pull), everything.
Where would I buy good fans? I'm a little new to this so bear with me wink.gif
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post #16 of 51
Keep the Hyper 212+ and get another Blade Master 120 PWM fan along with a 2-way PWM splitter cable.

Check out this fan review:
http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling/724577-well-dressed-megahalems-65-fans-112-a.html

The CM Blade Master 120 that's included with the Hyper 212+ looks pretty good to me. Plus it's PWM.

Adding a 2nd one should shave 1-3C off your temps.
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post #17 of 51
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Where would I put these fans?
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post #18 of 51
Quote:
Originally Posted by csm725;13229508 
Why does it suck?

The temps that it produces just aren't good for how much it costs. Its all about marketing and looks with the v8.



IDK, the Hyper 212+ fans?

Blade Masters, you could buy another one and improve your temps on your 212+

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103069


So which is the best: Silver Arrow ($80) v Noctua NH-D14 ($80) v Megahalem ($67)

Silver Arrow
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post #19 of 51
Quote:
Originally Posted by csm725;13229576 
Where would I put these fans?

You should have two more fan retention clips (for another 120mm fan on the other side of the cooler). Some fans to choose from are Scythe GT series, CM R4 if you want some LEDs, Yates high speed, etc.
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post #20 of 51
cm v8 cost too much for what they deliver. spend your money elsewhere. cm v8 owner.
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