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Is This The Best Cooler For The Money?

MikeTyson

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Not sure about prices in the UK, but in the US the 1283 is a very good cooler in its price range.
 

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You already got good advice in your other thread.
 
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#4
You already got good advice in your other thread.
I can't find his other thread :ohwell:

So here's my thought... The S1283 is an excellent cooler IMO, however there are other's out there what are smaller and will perform around the same level as this S1283. Only reason I say that is because you have to be very careful about what case your using/going to use due to the massive hight of the cooler, it won't fit in many cases unless they are quite wide at the least.
 
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The Hyper 212+ is another HSF that tends to be available at an excellent price to performance ratio. Depends on its cost and availability in your area but keep an eye out for it.
 

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I can't find his other thread :ohwell:

So here's my thought... The S1283 is an excellent cooler IMO, however there are other's out there what are smaller and will perform around the same level as this S1283. Only reason I say that is because you have to be very careful about what case your using/going to use due to the massive hight of the cooler, it won't fit in many cases unless they are quite wide at the least.
Hmmm I pretty much never have the side of my case on anyways :)
 

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I can't find his other thread :ohwell:

So here's my thought... The S1283 is an excellent cooler IMO, however there are other's out there what are smaller and will perform around the same level as this S1283. Only reason I say that is because you have to be very careful about what case your using/going to use due to the massive hight of the cooler, it won't fit in many cases unless they are quite wide at the least.
High Temps on Scythe Mugen

And the coolers mentioned here were already mentioned there as well.