This list covers popular or widely-available CPU coolers and focuses on out of the box cooling performance alone -- it's not a list of recommendations. Quality, aesthetics, acoustics, and ease of installation aren't accounted for but quality and consistency of mounting hardware is reflected in performance. Overclockers.com shows a 12c drop between mounting with low and high pressure using the Fuma: https://www.overclockers.com/scythe-fuma-heatsink-review/ A cooler's performance will vary de