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#1 Bosco

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 06:05 PM

Tonight ccokeman looks at Noctua's NH-L9i CPU Cooler.

 

Read his review here:

 

http://www.overclock...s/noctua_nhl9i/


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Posted 28 January 2013 - 07:27 AM

I like the quality of it. You can see it in the pics.


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Posted 28 January 2013 - 09:30 AM

It seems to be a good alternate for stock Intel cooler and it should be considered as a small upgrade.

But for $48? :nyea:

Specially when we can get Hyper 212 EVO for $~30.


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Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:38 AM

I would buy that over a Hyper 212...


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Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:48 AM

I would buy that over a Hyper 212...

 

Why? Any specific reason behind favoring this one over higher performing Hyper212?


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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:36 PM

Fit in a small form factor chassis with an ITX board!


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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:38 PM

Yeah form factor and don't forget noise, perfect for a htpc.



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Posted 28 January 2013 - 04:39 PM

 

I would buy that over a Hyper 212...

 

Why? Any specific reason behind favoring this one over higher performing Hyper212?

 

See above 2 comments :lol: 


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[CPU]Intel Xeon W3670 (i7-970) @3.20Ghz---[CPU Cooling]Thermalright Silver Arrow---[MOBO]ASUS Rampage Gene III---[RAM]G-Skill Rip Jaws (24GB)(6x4GB)---[GPU]ASUS GTX 780 OC---[PSU]KingWin Lazar LZ-1000---[CASE]Bitfenix Colossus Venom Edition---[HDDs]WD Dives(6.5TB total storage) and Samsung 250GB SSD(boot)---[Monitors] 3X NEC 24" LCD2490WUXi ISP Panels and 1X Seiki 39" 4K monitor

 

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 02:03 AM

^^ Ok, got it. :)


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