Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by hat, Jul 30, 2009.
Title says it all... which is best in terms of raw performance?
If I had to pick one...maybe the Noctua....but...I think they may be so close to each other the winner cant really be decided in a clear cut way.
Personally, if I had to pick one of them for myself, I'd get whatever one was cheaper and that's no doubt the Dark Knight.
im running one now with 2 12cm fans on it... and my true was better (with only 1 fan on)...
not sure how the xigmatek fares but it does look nicer and cant be that bad with all the good reviews im seeing
Id say if the noctua is the same price get it... if the xiggy is much cheaper then get that
(bear in mind youll mneed to buy a 2nd fan for the noctua)
I own the normal HDT1283 and I couldn't be happy with it....push/pull on this thing works amazingly well.
Shame I don't get to play with it much these days as its sat in her rig.
Lapping... something I don't want to try... heh... I'd screw it up
Very close, as I suspected....but...is the price of either the Noctua or Xiggy DK worth it when you can get the "normal" HDT1283 for a fair bit less and then buy another sexy 110cfm fan to strap to it???
yeah those xiggy fans look fantastic!
(whereas the horrible beige and dark red / brownish colour of the noctua fans look horrible!)
I may have to get a pair
I have the U12P on my 955 and it keeps it nice and cool. Once I get the second fan on it, I'm sure it will be even better. From my understanding though, both are about equal, so it really depends on price.
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