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Old 10-12-09, 02:48 PM
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A Good i7 CPU cooler?

Going for a big build next year and really don't want to be working with water because of the problems it poses. The difference is also not that great unless you have a really good water cooling setup. So any suggestions?

It has to fit a Gigabyte GA-EX58

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Old 10-12-09, 03:05 PM
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Noctua U12P (out of the back of my head) socket 1366. Got it on my gigabyte UD5

Should also have a review of it somewhere in the member reviews section, but it doesn't have any temperature comparisons.
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Old 10-12-09, 03:38 PM
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Noctua U12P (out of the back of my head) socket 1366. Got it on my gigabyte UD5

Should also have a review of it somewhere in the member reviews section, but it doesn't have any temperature comparisons.
defo a +1

quiet, big and great performance! nothing better i dont think

also there are huge gains in watercooling.....

idle temps yeah can be the same as high end air, but load temps watercooling crushes air.
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Old 10-12-09, 05:56 PM
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Was looking at the V8, but Noctua is apparently better, Noctua it is!
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Old 10-12-09, 06:46 PM
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This review covered the Noctua, I have 1 and can vouch for it.

http://www.youtube.com/user/tjharlow#p/u/4/lWxaCyUwEgo
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Old 11-12-09, 02:51 PM
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Ok so the Noctua looks really good, but the Northbridge on the Gigabyte Extreme looks pretty huge too, would it fit? The video showed them not being able to get to second clip on for the fans, although whether I run both fans or just one would be decided when I tested it.
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Old 12-12-09, 01:25 PM
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prolemtech meghalms,thermolab barham,TRUE
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Prolimatech megahalems / mega shadow all the way.
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Old 03-01-10, 12:57 AM
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megashadow is far to expensive for just a black coating
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Old 03-01-10, 01:36 AM
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Well it depends... i got mine 10% off so at that store it cost roughly the same as the megahalems rev. b
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