With the two standard fans it beats the NH-D14 already, if I read the tables right :P
http://www.madshrimps.be/articles/ar...#axzz1X8GaZKQm Another review.
If anything it simply looks like a D14 v2.
D14's earliest reviews date back to Dec 2009. I'm failing to see what's so spectacular about a dual radiator cooler (based almost exactly on the D14's design) that beats it by 1-2C. If it's about setting a new record for air cooling performance, then sure we'll welcome it...but something like this was long overdue :P
Also got a question for Cyanotical regarding GPU waterblocks - you said that reference cards are usually used, but from what I understand most reference PCB's don't allow voltage tuning...so how do people get around overclocking these watercooled beasts?
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Conclusion: The Phanteks' is better at low voltage and on low overclocks. That's all it really says. If they want to compare it to the NH-D14, do it proper. I'm not saying NH-D14 won't ever be surpassed, or that it's necessarily better than this heatsink. I'm just saying they didn't test if it was.
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