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CM V6-GT or CM V8 or CM Hyper 212 Evo?

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May 20, 2012 3:11:19 PM

Hi Guys, I will Make My First Custom Gaming Rig at the End of this Month with 3rd Gen Intel Core i5 3570k CPU(I Heard About It's Overheating Issue). So I am a Bit Confused about CPU Cooler, Suggest Me Which One should I Go with, About Myself I am Leaning Towards "CM V6-GT". Now You Guys can Help Me to Choose the Best CPU Cooler from the Following. :) 

1- CM V6-GT
2- CM V8
3- CM Hyper 212 Evo

Which One is Better in Performance (Not in Price), Your Help will be Appreciated ! :D 

More about : hyper 212 evo

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May 20, 2012 3:46:18 PM

212+ or 212 EVO
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May 20, 2012 3:54:16 PM

Why are you only worried about performance? If price isn't an issue, you could get one of these: http://www.frozencpu.com/products/6233/ex-vap-15/Cooler...

My point is that you do have to consider price. There are coolers far better than those you've listed. Technically, the best of your three is the V8, but the 212 EVO is a better value and probably the one you should get. If you really want a crazy cooler, you could get a $90 Thermalright Archon, but there's no reason to do that.

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May 21, 2012 9:22:52 PM

Okay Guys, Thanks for Your Advice..
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May 21, 2012 9:25:00 PM

kajabla said:
Why are you only worried about performance? If price isn't an issue, you could get one of these: http://www.frozencpu.com/products/6233/ex-vap-15/Cooler...

My point is that you do have to consider price. There are coolers far better than those you've listed. Technically, the best of your three is the V8, but the 212 EVO is a better value and probably the one you should get. If you really want a crazy cooler, you could get a $90 Thermalright Archon, but there's no reason to do that.

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Dunno Why I always Write Capitalized Letter, It's My Habit Maybe.. :) 
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May 21, 2012 9:30:52 PM

I don't want Such an Epic CPU Cooler as it's Expensive worth than the CPU I Mentioned Above.. :D 
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May 22, 2012 12:00:28 AM

That's why you should get the EVO. It's the best value here.
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May 22, 2012 8:15:11 AM

kajabla said:
That's why you should get the EVO. It's the best value here.

CM V6GT is Good, Isn't it Better than CM Hyper 212 Evo? :o 
As the CM V6GT has 2x Fans (120 x 120 x 25 mm) of 2200 R.P.M with 6 Copper Base Heat Pipes while the CM Hyper 212 EVO has 1x Fan (120 x 120 x 25 mm) of 2000 R.P.M with 4 Aluminum Direct Contact Heap Pipes.
I am still Confused and Unable to Decide between these Two..
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May 23, 2012 12:08:15 AM

Heat pipe numbers and fans don't matter. Only actual temperature testing matters. Here we see that the EVO's actually cooler than the V8 when both are at high fan speeds, but not as good when both are on low: http://www.frostytech.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=265...
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May 23, 2012 7:56:07 AM

Best answer selected by Moazzam_Pk.
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May 23, 2012 8:34:56 AM

kajabla said:
Heat pipe numbers and fans don't matter.

how about we use a heatsink with a single heatpipe and no fan??? a potato will cool better than that!
more heat pipes(not in all cases but in most of the cases)means better heat dissipation,2 fans mean better cooling because of high air flow.to back this statement,here's a little story.hyper 212+ and hyper TX3 are pretty similar but guess what!TX3 has less heat pipes and smaller fan-
hyper 212+ with a larger fan,more heatpipes and bigger cooling chamber-

and it is better than TX3 in terms of cooling-
http://www.guru3d.com/article/cooler-master-hyper-212-p...
moral of the story-A bigger heatsink with a bigger or 2 fans and more heatpipes is most like to perform better than a smaller heatsink.
no offence meant,just my opinion about your post ;) 
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May 23, 2012 8:54:51 PM

I'm not saying that they truly have no effect, because they're obviously the things that do the actual cooling in a cooler, just that you can't compare by them.
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October 7, 2013 2:39:39 AM

The CM V6 GT has great performance but the right push fan blocks my first ram slot, for this I would say "do not" get this cooler. This problem has been a thorn in my side.
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