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Thread: Best Cooler for DS3 / 6400 / Lian Li v1000 case

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    Best Cooler for DS3 / 6400 / Lian Li v1000 case

    I know the "what cooler" question has been answered a million times, but with the LL having interesting thermal properties could someone with one please recommend me the best CPU cooler to get.

    Will be overclocking a bit but not to the max.

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    arctic freezer or scythe ninja are pretty good

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    The thermalright SI-128 and SI-120 both deserve a mention here, Ive used both with that case and they work great, especially if you have the rear fan blowing inwards.

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    thanks Clunk, will take a look at those.

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    do you think i'll need the fan as well for the 128 ?

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    I use a ninja scythe runs cool as anything, i binned the fan u get with it and stuck two low noise fans on it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tinners View Post
    do you think i'll need the fan as well for the 128 ?
    Yep, they work best with a fan, but something low rpm/cfm works fine.

    Did I mention that I have one for sale?

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