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Umm...the biggest one.


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Xigmatek Dark Knight II. Like the clean black look on it.


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PH TC14PE or Dark rock pro 2any other answer is invalid.

Darkrock Pro 2 looks very nice Imo

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Dark rock pro 2.


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Be Quiet! Dark Rock Pro 2
linus did an unboxing of the first be quiet dark rock and while i wouldn't have something in my pc by a company called "be quiet" which makes it sound cheap or focus'd purely on silence, its also really big. that said its a damn good looking cooler its not as big as an nh-d14, is pretty close in temperatures and its allot cheaper, it has a rubber mounted fan and actually is quiet, noctua try to use marketing gimmicks like special dimples on the blades "to reduce noise and improve airflow" be quiet just make a good fan with a good blade pitch and a good motor to provide good airflow with minimal noise and vibration.
I don't have one but sure would love one!

 

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Dark Rock Pro 2
Dark Rock Pro 2
Dark Rock Pro 2
Dark Rock Pro 2
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all by a load of people (myself included) who don't have 1, what does that say:D? were the ultimate un-fanboys OR...bequiet really needs to change their name


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The Phanteks PH-TC14PE or the be quiet! Dark Rock 2, both in black. Though I'm pretty content with my black NZXT Havik 140. :)


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PH TC14PE or Dark rock pro 2

any other answer is invalid.

No NH-D14?


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NH-D14 looks beautiful. I love how the heat pipes come out, not sure why.


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No NH-D14?

eh, kind of hard to pull off, can look good in some situations but I'd take the phanteks over it. They occupy too similar of a niche IMO.

For one, the Phanteks is 10mm taller and many cases only hold heatsinks up to 160mm tall.

I wouldn't bother with that number. It probably doesn't account for the fan, and even if it does, in mine I had to raise the first fan a bit because my RAM sinks are too tall and too much of a pain to remove.

also I'd rather peel my own fingernails off than reinstall this thing, one of, if not THE most difficult cooler to install. 


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eh, kind of hard to pull off, can look good in some situations but I'd take the phanteks over it. They occupy too similar of a niche IMO.

For one, the Phanteks is 10mm taller and many cases only hold heatsinks up to 160mm tall.


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Enermax ETS-T40. Best looking thing ever

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I would struggle betwenn an Nhd-14 and a PH-TC14PE they both look so good in black builds


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Dark rock pro 2, Have it in my system, if set up facing downwards it looks even nicer. 


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I like the tuniq tower 120 extreme 

 

maybe I just think this because I have one.  I put a noctua nf 12 fan on there for pwm control and better performance.  :)

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Dark Rock 2 or Pro 2.... Daht brushed aluminum yo...


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Prolimatech Black Megahalems 


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dark rock pro 2 for me aswell


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I like the look of Zalman coolers for the simple fact they don't look like a slab of metal. Not the best coolers on the market, but the ones with the most style.


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