Which cooler is better, the stock i7-980X Extreme fan or cool master v8? Tags: CPUs Intel i7 Cooling Fan Last response: August 5, 2010 7:28 PM in CPUs Share buffguy August 5, 2010 5:48:07 PM which cooler is better, the stock i7-980X Extreme fan or cool master v8? More about : cooler stock 980x extreme fan cool master hunter315 a c 159 à CPUs August 5, 2010 5:52:03 PM Coolermaster V8 by a lot, but there are some coolers that are even better than the V8 and if you are getting a 980X i assume you can afford something like the Noctua NH-D14 delluser1 a b à CPUs August 5, 2010 7:12:14 PM hunter315 said:Coolermaster V8 by a lot Not really. The Intel 980x cooler can hang with some of the best, and not very far behind the D14 according to this http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_conten... Related resources I7-950 w/ Cooler Master V8 , stock temps, etc.. - Forum Cool Master V8 ... ram clearance? - Forum Thermaltake Ultra Extreme + 2x Delta 252 CFM vs stock CM V8 . - Forum Cooler Master V8 or V6GT or Gigabyte G-power 2 Pro - Forum Cooler Master V8 or Cooler Master Vortex Plus - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer hunter315 a c 159 à CPUs August 5, 2010 7:19:40 PM Hmm you are right, nice find. So its probably not worth replacing it in most cases since it doesnt even have the classic push pins delluser1 a b à CPUs August 5, 2010 7:28:06 PM Wether it's worth it or not depends on the temps you're looking for. Switching from the stock cooler to an H50 with dual fans lowered my 980's temps by 10º C. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumCoolermaster v8 , m4n98td and X6 1090T Cooling ForumTemp question: I7 950 and Cooler Master V8 ForumBetter Fan for a V8 ? ForumAntec 900 & Cooler Master V8 Install w/ Pictures ForumHAF 932 and Cooler Master v8 ? ForumP6T (i7) and Cooler Master V8 help with temps ForumV8 vs v10 (C/ Master ) ForumExtreme Performance X58 i7-980X System *need pro advice* ForumWhich Cooler Master Is Better ? ForumI7-980x downgrade CPU?- to run cooler , quieter fan speed ForumV8 Cooler equivilants or better ? Forum212 evo fan replacement Forum[Solved] Which cpu should I go with? ForumWhat are the best ways to cool an enclosed computer cabinet? ForumAmd 955 BE stock vs OC More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !