Go Back   Hardware Canucks > PC BUILDERS & TWEAKERS CORNER > New Builds

    
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old March 19, 2009, 09:46 AM
Rocco_360's Avatar
Top Prospect
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Ajax, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 80
Default Thermalright or Noctua Heatpipe Cooler?

If you've read my last thread I have been building an i7 pc with a $2000 budget. I have chosen what I would like in it but now I am trying to choose between the Thermalright Ultra120 eXtreme-1366 RT Premium Heatpipe Cooler, or the Noctua NH-U12P SE1366 LGA1366 i7 Heatpipe Cooler W/ 2XNH-P12 120MM Fan. I will be using it on an intel Core i7 920 Quad Core Processor LGA1366 2.66GHZ. I might be overclocking but my room that I keep my pc in is pretty warm so I'm not too sure which cooler to use.

Thermalright Ultra120 eXtreme-1366 RT Premium Heatpipe Cooler


Noctua NH-U12P SE1366 LGA1366 i7 Heatpipe Cooler




Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old March 19, 2009, 01:02 PM
Realityshift's Avatar
Hall Of Fame
F@H
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Fort McMurray, AB
Posts: 2,486
Default

This is more of a question of Silence over power, the TRUE will beat out a noctua, that is a given, by quite a bit. But the Noctua will do reletively well at lower sound levels. I like both, but even the xigmatek beats out the noctua for quite a bit less money. For a i7 go with the TRUE, its the best you can get on air hands down.
__________________
The Builders Hammer
Asrock P67 Fatal1ty, Intel i5 2500K @ 5.1ghz, 16gb HyperX 1600 CL8, Evga GTX 580 SC SLIed and water-cooled, HX850, Crucial M4 64gb, 640 black, 1tb + 3x 2tb greens, Haf X.


BF BC2: Bishop_SHIFT, Steam: Realityshift84, Xbox Live - SHIFTEDone84 ... Come play.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[WTB] Thermalright HR-03 GTX + Noctua NF-P12 Eagle Eye Buy/Sell & Trade 0 March 16, 2009 04:07 AM
WTB: Thermalright HR-05-SLI/IFX & HR09 Type 4 Mosfet Heatpipe Cooler jay51 Buy/Sell & Trade 0 September 22, 2008 12:57 AM
Noctua NH-U12P Heatpipe CPU Cooler Hardware Canucks Air Cooling 0 May 5, 2008 12:32 PM
Noctua-News: Noctua introduces NH-U9B CPU cooler Scotch Tape Press Releases & Tech News 1 February 25, 2008 06:33 AM
Anandtech reviews: Cooler Master Hyper 6+: Universal Heatpipe Tower Babrbarossa Reviews & Articles from the Web 4 February 14, 2007 04:16 PM