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Best air cooler for 4.0 GHZ

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September 1, 2010 10:23:20 PM

hi guys
im using my i7 930 on 3.555 GHZ and i disabled the HT technology now the load on the 4 cores is 100% im using my stock cooling i want to know if it possible to reach 4.0 ghz with air cooler or i have to buy liquid cooler im thinking of this coolers
cooler master v8
thermaltake frio
noctua
if you have any ideas please fill me in

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September 1, 2010 10:27:35 PM

The Noctua NH-D14 or the Thermaltake Frio should both be able to handle an i7 @ 4GHz well.
September 1, 2010 10:31:32 PM

Thermalright Venomous X or HR-02 or Prolimatech Supermega .
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September 1, 2010 11:11:35 PM

The V6 GT is a decent cooler also, not the best but knocks the V8 out.

But honestly, $30-40 coolers can do 4Ghz on an i7, the 212+, Performa, Xigmatek Darknight/HDT are fine choices.
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September 2, 2010 11:23:38 AM

You didn't mention your case so some coolers like the Frio,V6GT,and V8 are 165mm tall and may not fit.
Most others are 160mm or less.
September 2, 2010 1:45:20 PM

my current case is thermaltake m9d but im gonna swap it out with thermaltake speedo
September 2, 2010 2:13:04 PM

the thermalright silver arrow is also a beast
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