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#1 DnaAngel

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:23 AM

Im not very knowledgeable in tis topic. But what is the absolute best CPU cooler in the 0-50$ bracket? Disregarding any Price to Performance options..just raw cooling power?

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:32 AM

I've seen Noctua NH-D14's going for near $55.

$50 is a tough area. Not sure. :dunno:

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:54 AM

I've seen Noctua NH-D14's going for near $55.

$50 is a tough area. Not sure. :dunno:

was looking at this. Its a lil over 50 but Frosty gives it good scores
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16835233029

http://www.frostytec...eid=2693&page=5

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 02:34 AM

Hyper 212 EVO which costs ~25-30 (at max) beats almost all coolers available at sub 40 region. Not sure about the best cooler under 50.

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 03:05 AM

Hyper 212 EVO which costs ~25-30 (at max) beats almost all coolers available at sub 40 region. Not sure about the best cooler under 50.


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i have a hyper 212+ EVO on my i5-760, its at 4ghz and 1.3125 volts, never goes beyond the 70c when stresstesting, never goes beyond 64c when gaming. (most of the time it is 61c when gaming)
really reliable cooler, its quite big tho, if you have a mini atx or some sorts, i would suggest another cooler, if you have a standard miditower, you're good to go. :)

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 04:13 AM

Another +1 for the Hyper 212+ Evo. Got it for my system as a temp before the D14 and it's extremely impressive. Not sure what kind of stuff CoolerMaster did with it as it looks like any other coolers out there, but it's an excellent performer. :)
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Posted 03 December 2012 - 04:45 AM

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 06:29 AM

It's ~$52

XIGMATEK Dark Knight II SD1283 Night Hawk Edition CPU Cooler

Check out the frosty tech review of it though
http://www.frostytec...?articleID=2693

it beats a Noctua NH-D14 (~$80 Newegg.com)

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 08:32 AM

for under $50 the Hyper 212+ Evo is really hard to beat, a great value for use.

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 09:12 AM

corsair h60 can be found on sale for $55. i bought one from newegg on Wednesday last week.

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:53 AM

corsair h60 can be found on sale for $55. i bought one from newegg on Wednesday last week.


D-14 could be found at the price if properly searched in right place. ;)

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 11:06 AM

Find a d-14 for less then 50 and be for the win.

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