Go Back   Hardware Canucks > CASES & COOLING > Air Cooling

    
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old January 28, 2010, 01:10 AM
Top Prospect
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 165
Default TRUE120 or Noctua NH-D14 for Core i5 750?

I'm planning to use the 750 with a Gigabyte P55A-UD3P. I'll need a heatsink that will be compatible with the mobo. Next, it'll need to be able to have a good performance/cost ratio. I will most likely use a 120mm fan at the lowest settings. Which heatsink should I get? Yes, I'm definitely going to overclock and pray that the 750 will get to 4ghz.
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old January 28, 2010, 01:53 AM
Allstar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 518

My System Specs

Default

Why not go with a Thermalright Venomous-X? The Noctua is a better performer and will do better with low airflow. It is however, retardedly huge. If your case can fit it, go with the Noctua. If not, a Venomous-X or U-120E.
Initial views of the Venomous-X are positive and that it performs a bit better than the U-120E.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Noctua NH-D14 CPU Cooler Review Comment Thread SKYMTL Air Cooling 38 January 22, 2010 04:04 PM
Whats better: Prolimatech Megashadow or Noctua NH-D14? shane766 Air Cooling 20 January 4, 2010 04:02 PM
Noctua Presents NH-D14 Premium Cooler FiXT Press Releases & Tech News 6 November 2, 2009 11:41 AM