What is the ABSOLUTE best CPU cooler?

I plan to overclock my haswell because it is seriously low speed. So, surrently i have a sb-e extreme (silver arrow) but i might want a liquid. so, what is THE BEST, loudness ro money not an issue.
heres my current build

CPU: Haswell (free)

GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX TITAN SuperClocked Signature 6GB GDDR5 384-Bit, Dual-Link DVI-I, DVI-D, HDMI,DP, SLI Ready Graphics Card 06G-P4-2793-KR (FOUR of these) ($4000)

Case: Obsidian Series 900D ATX Super Tower Computer Case ($360) (note URL, case is not available everywhere: http://www.microcenter.com/product/409098/Obsidian_Series_900D_ATX_Super_Tower_Computer_Case)

Motherboard (modify for extra RAM and other things) : ASUS Maximus VI Extreme (when it comes out) ( expected pricing : $400)
Monitor:Dell UltraSharp U3011 30" Monitor ($1000)

SSD : Silicon Power Velox V70 120GB SATA 6.0 Gb/s 2.5 inch Synchronous Flash Solid State Drive (SSD) SP120GBSS3V70S25
(EIGHT of these) ($1120)

Silicon Power Velox V70 240GB SATA 6.0 Gb/s 2.5-Inch Synchronous Flash Solid State Drive SP240GBSS3V70S25 ($330)

HDD: Western Digital WD1002FAEX Caviar Black 1 TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cache Internal Desktop 3.5" Hard Drive ($90)

Power Supply: Thermaltake Toughpower 1500W ATX12V 2.3 24PIN Power Supply Active PFC 80PLUS Silver SLI CF 135mm Fan($300)

RAM: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory (CML16GX3M2A1600C10) (TWO of these) ($240)

Operating system: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (free)

CPU Cooler: Thermalright Silver Arrow SB-E Extreme Dual Fan Universal CPU Heatsink ($100)

Thermal Compound Paste: Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver Thermal Compound AS5-3.5G - OEM ($10)
HDMI: AmazonBasics 2-Pack, High-Speed HDMI Cables 6.5 feet -- Supports Ethernet, 3D, and Audio Return [Newest Standard] ($10)

HDMI to DVI: AmazonBasics HDMI to DVI Adapter Cable (9.8 Feet/3.0 Meters)

Intel Gigabit CT PCI-E Network Adapter EXPI9301CTBLK ($30)


Mediabridge Networking Cat5e Patch Cable - (15 Feet) - Red RJ45 Computer Patch Cord ($6)

IC Diamond 24 Carat Thermal Compound - 4.8 gram ($15)

2.5-inch SSD/Hard Drive to 3.5-inch Bay Plastic Tray Mount Adapter Kit (TWO of these) ($14)

Intel 4965AGN Next-Gen Wireless-N PCIe Mini Card Network Adapter - Mini PCI Express - 300Mbps ($9)

Razer Naga Hex League of Legends Edition Gaming Mouse (RZ01-00750300-R3M1) ($87)


Corsair Vengeance K70 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Black Cherry MX Red (CH-9000011-NA) ($130)

HDE® USB 3.0 Male to Female Cable 1.5m 5ft (Backward Compatible with 2.0) ($5)

Norton 360 2013 - 1 User / 3 PC ($25)

Crysis 3 ($40)
League Of Legends Logo Mouse Pad ($9)

Phobya 24 Pin 2-Way PSU Starting Cable (Black Sleeved) ($20)

Add2PSU Multiple Power Supply Adapter ($20)

Corsair Professional Series 860 Watt Digital ATX/EPS Modular 80 PLUS Platinum Power Supply AX860i ($190)


Logitech Surround Sound Speakers Z506 (980-000430) ($80)

mPCIe Combo Card ($30)

THQ - League of Legends Game Card (TWO of these) ($60)

Cooler Master SickleFlow 120mm Blue LED Computer Case Fan (R4-L2R-20AC-GP) (ELEVEN of these) ($88)

Syba SD-CM-UAUD USB Stereo Audio Adapter, C-Media Chipset, RoHS ($8)

ASUS Vulcan PRO Gaming Headset ($150)

Anker® Uspeed USB 3.0 10-Port Hub with 12V 4A Power Adapter [VIA VL812 Chipset] ($50)

Tenergy TN145 8-Bay AA/AAA NiMH/NiCd Battery Charger ($10)

AmazonBasics AA NiMH Precharged Rechargeable Batteries-8-Pack, 2000 mAh ($17)

Call of Duty: Black Ops II ($38)

AmazonBasics 2-Pack, High-Speed HDMI Cables 6.5 feet -- Supports Ethernet, 3D, and Audio Return [Newest Standard] (THREE) ($30)

Microsoft Office Professional 2010 - 2 PC/1User (Disc Version) ($410)

BenQ XL2420T Professional Gaming Monitor ($370)

NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 Wireless Glasses Kit ($150)

ASUS PB278Q 27-Inch WQHD LED-lit PLS Professional Graphics Monitor ($630)

ROG Xonar Phoebus Solo - 7.1 Gaming Soundkarte ($200)
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  1. Well according to recent tests, the ThermalTake water 2.0 extreme is the best retail non custom cooler out there. It is Toms Hardware's elite pick for 2013 http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/water2.0-extreme-kraken-x40-hydro-h90-elc120,3434-15.html
    and the actual rig http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007UIX1RE
  2. can it overclock to 7 ghz?
  3. The ABSOLUTE best? LN2.

    http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Core-i7-Extreme-Overclocking-with-Liquid-Nitrogen/?page=1

    http://www.legitreviews.com/article/924/

    http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?280517-Ivy-Bridge-Overclocking-Guide-(Extreme-LN2-Section-Guide-Included)

    sixsamuraisoldier said:
    can it overclock to 7 ghz?


    You won't be able to safely overclock any processor to 7 GHz for everyday use. LN2 is not intended for everyday use, either.
  4. Well nothing really can get it up to that fast and keep it stable. From what I heard it took an entire liquid nitrogen system to keep it cool, with liquid nitrogen being in the negatives that would be a no. Nothing available to the general public could get it that fast, to my knowledge.
  5. Gam3r01 said:
    Well nothing really can get it up to that fast and keep it stable. From what I heard it took an entire liquid nitrogen system to keep it cool, with liquid nitrogen being in the negatives that would be a no. Nothing available to the general public could get it that fast, to my knowledge.


    Liquid nitrogen is certainly available to the general public.
  6. Thats news to me then haha
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