Yes there are a few other air coolers better then they Hyper 212 EVO but It's the best Performance CPU Cooler for the price and that's why so many people love and use it. Is there a reason why you don't want the hyper 212? It's a great cooler.
For the value? Not really- anything cheaper isn't as great, you could look into the Zalman CNPS 5x Performa, its cheaper for sure- but I would just stick with the Evo- its still better in both noise and temps.