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Best liquid CPU cooler for my build

So, this is my build
http://pcpartpicker.com/user/Landru/saved/4iiG
and I'm looking to buy a liquid cpu cooler for it. (I would go with air, but I'm going to have to transport this thing a lot, and I don't want to risk that much weight on the motherboard.) I can't decide, what cooler would be best, but I have narrowed it down to the corsair h100i or h110, and the nzxt kraken x60. I know that the h110 and the kraken are too big for my case; I'll just buy the Fractal Arc XL instead if I get one of them. I have looked at numerous reviews, but I just can't find a clear answer. I'm looking for a good balance between noise and performance, and it should be good quality because I don't want it to spill all over my other components. So, what do you guys think is the best option? If you have another suggestion besides the three I listed, that would be fine too. Thanks in advance for any help!
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  1. http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-cpu-cooler-rlg24l24pkr1

    This is a CPU cooler I like very much and it's well priced right now.
  2. Best answer
    The H100i is an excellent choice. Spending more will get you small gains.

    Other good picks are:

    NZXT Kraken X60 and the Corsair H110 (2x140mm fans instead of 2x120mm on both of those)

    Here's some decent references to compare models and performance:

    http://www.frostytech.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=2764&page=6
    and
    http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Corsair-H75-CPU-Cooler-Review/1834/6
  3. NZXT Kraken X60 < I prefer the kraken x60.
  4. Also the Corsair H105: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-cpu-cooler-cw9060016ww

    The 240L and the H105 are my votes :p
  5. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    NZXT Kraken X60 < I prefer the kraken x60.


    Why do you prefer the Kraken? What's better about it?
  6. maddogfargo said:
    The H100i is an excellent choice. Spending more will get you small gains.

    Other good picks are:

    NZXT Kraken X60 and the Corsair H110 (2x140mm fans instead of 2x120mm on both of those)

    Here's some decent references to compare models and performance:

    http://www.frostytech.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=2764&page=6
    and
    http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Corsair-H75-CPU-Cooler-Review/1834/6



    Thanks for the temperature and noise comparisons. I think I'm going to go with the h110, because I use linux 90% of the time (windows 8 is just for gaming), and I don't want to have to try to deal with the software of the other two.
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