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what is the best air cooling in the market

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by blacksimth, 11 Apr 2010.

  1. blacksimth

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    could anyone please advice to what is the best air cooling in the market and can it compare to the Corsair H50.
     
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    from that review: "As the Fenrir is half the price of the NH-D14 and doesn't create any of the hardware compatibility issues of the Noctua it’s clearly the better option and leaves the NH-D14 an innovative, but ultimately flawed cooler."

    the Titan Fenrir, which I own, is much cheaper and offers better cooling in that review - though it seems the noctua shines only in certain mount positions perhaps?
     
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    The noctua is a beast.

    Comparison someone did against the H50.

    Forums.overclockersclub.com/?showtopic=173803
     
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    I love my Fenrir :D
     
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    the fenrir is easily the best overall cooler imho - and if cost is a factor then it is a no brainer.
     
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    He asked for the best cooler, not a good one.
     
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    Wow i never knew just how good the Titan was.
     
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    the fenrir comes out top is loads of reviews and benchmarks. Even the review you linked to said its clearly the better option.
     
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    What about the other reviews I posted? Its the "best"!
     
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    according to your links the titan is the best at stock and the noctua is the best overclocked.

    the OP specified that he wanted advice and all things considered, including cost, the best overall is the Fenrir.

    The Noctua, disregarding cost and install issues, is the best.


    my opinion is that the Fenrir is the sensible choice unless you have lots of money.
     
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    I agree with the cost thing, the titan fenrir is a exceptional cooler.

    If the OP is trying to compare against a £66 water cooler. The noctua own cost isn't a factor.

    P.s I own neither, so am completly unbiased.

    Here's a ten page discussion.

    www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?t=238622
     
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    @OP - i suggest waiting for the respectable sites to review the new titan fenrir V2 which is available from overclockers from monday.

    edit: it looks as though the v2 is the same but comes with skt 1156 brackets going by this: http://www.titan-cd.com/2009_WEB/eng/index.asp

    which would mean i have the v2 i guess unless someone wants to correct me.
     
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    Aren't those I linked respectable enough?
     
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    Reccomending the best cooler is well and good, but can that cooler fit the particular motherboard and ram configuration that a user has in mind. Both the noctua DH14 and megahelems are rather large coolers, they tend to block ram slots on certain motherboards
     
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