Today Legit Reviews will be firing up their new Intel Core i7 test system and putting several enthusiast CPU coolers through the paces. Join them as they see how coolers from ASUS, Cooler Master, Intel, Noctua, Thermalright, and Vigor Gaming stack up to one another. You can check it out over here.
"As for the coolers themselves, the Noctua NH-U12P CPU Cooler is the winner in our testing. Either in its original single fan configuration or in its new SE1366 dual fan configuration it led the pack and did it quietly Next in line is the Thermalright Ultra 120 eXtreme 1366RT. It's heavy and has a name as long as my arm, but it is quiet and performs well. The Ultra 120 is a very popular line of coolers and for good reason - it is solidly built. This is the only other cooler in our round up other than the NH-U12P that I don't worry about bending up the cooling fins when I handle it..."