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So... long story short^ VenX vs Megahalem?
Sorry I didn't read all of the thread.

I have used products from both companies and I can say that I would buy from either.

I think the VenX will perform better overall. I would go with that.

Did anyone link to this thread yet?
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post #33 of 51
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So... long story short^ VenX vs Megahalem?
It's a coin toss. Buy whichever you think looks better or whichever is cheaper. They perform identically.
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post #35 of 51
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Why not get the best cooler for just a few bucks more, at least when they get more in stock.

http://www.crazypc.com/products/silver-arrow-50990.html
I wonder how long it's going to take the new management to restock all of their items.
    
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Hah - the difference is $1 between the two.
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post #37 of 51
i'd say VenX (i think it looks better :/)
they perform pretty much the same. but i think VenX kills LGA sockets or something like that if you put it on wrong.
PGA sockets are safe tho (*cough*AMD FTW*cough*) lol
    
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post #38 of 51
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I like the Megahalems better :/ its literally an <$1 difference.
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post #39 of 51
I have used Hyper 212+ with single stock fan, upgraded to 2 bushmaster push pull(2 stock fans) then to 2 R4's in push pull, to a single san ace 1011, then to a san ace 1011 push pull. ended up droping cm hyper 212+ at that point for Thermalright Silver Arrow. This thing is amazing, if your going to spend more than 65 usdm, save the extra money and get this bad boy, you wont regreat it! I would stay away form the HXX water cooling units or other hybrid water cooler, to much cost for performance. Silver Arrow/D-14/ other high end air cooler beats it.

Long story short.If your a cheapskate, CoolerMaster Hyper 212+, add a second bushmaster for better performance.

Want great performance and still cheap. pick up a used/on sale coolermaster hyper 212+ and add a fan of your liking(be it loud and high flowing, or quiet)

if your not trying to be cheap, silver Arrow/D-14. get the one that looks better in your opinion lol. hope this helps.
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post #40 of 51
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With a heavy overclock you could see upwards of a 10 degree difference with the V6, it is actually a pretty good cooler.

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...-review-8.html

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...89&Tpk=v6%20gt
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get a H50, H60, H70, one of those coolit WC units, or a V6GT (its beastly AND it has ricer color changing! WIN).
D14 or a megahalem or a venX is good for you tho
V8 sucks. and dont even CONSIDER a V10. not worth the price.
For Your motherboard P67 chipset socket 1555 DO NOT (well I wouldn't or should I say won't anymore) use a V6 GT it will most likely fry your ASUS board.
The Coolermaster tech told me that the V6 GT will probably kill most ASUS socket 1555 boards and almost definitely wind up killing P8P67 Pro and Deluxe boards (eventually if not right away) and that they weren't going to do anything about it and that it was recommended for me to get a different motherboard brand as they appear ok. For more info check the link in my sig. The V8 is probably similar.
I only know the V6 GT killed at least two (maybe three) of my boards before I found out about the issue.
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