CPU Low Profile CPU Cooler round up

ignsvn

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Any chance to put ID Cooling IS40 v3 in your comparison?
 

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yeah the phone side's pretty buggy. changing between clockspped tabs does nothing for me ._.
 

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yeah the phone side's pretty buggy. changing between clockspped tabs does nothing for me ._.
It does nothing on Desktop too right now, I'll update it in an hour or so.

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I updated the sheet so it has more room to display, I also condensed the two graphs into one with 3 tabs. Other info is updated in the OP.
 
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Are you planning to test larger footprint coolers like the Big Shuriken2, NH-L12(s) and AXP-100 that are still short enough for sff?

Edit -- They might be more competitive with coolers like the nh-L9x65.
 

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Damn, I may just buy the Scythe Jitte from English Taobao and sell my Noctua.
 

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Suggestion: RPM and/or acoustic information of the fans would be helpful as it provides a rather absolute comparison value compared to RPM percentage.
 

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@IntoxicatedPuma , in this post you mentioned that the ID Cooling IS-40 V3 was still the king of low profile coolers. What's your opinion after seeing these test data that you have? (At a glance the Scythe Jitte looks better, perhaps I'm missing something?)

Btw thanks for fixing, the graphs look OK now.
 

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I'd have to change my mind and say it is definitely not the king. My previous testing was done with a G3258 and it seems the results have changed with the i5 4690k. I'm thinking to disable two cores on the 4690k and see what kind of results I get because they are definitely different from what I got before. I am also curious to see if the 8700k has a difference vs the 4690k. I would say the Scythe Jitte is definitely a top contender (the buzzing fans are still annoying), but the C7 is also in a good spot. The Thermolab's performance as stock was a bit disappointing but with the Noctua fans it seems to do better.
 
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So based on the charts, it seems that the top contenders for +- 45mm-tall CPU cooler are still the usual suspects: Cryorig C7, ID Cooling IS-40 V3, Thermolab LP53, as well as the newcomer Scythe Jitte.
 

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What version of Prime95 are you using? v26.6?
28.7 or newer, I can't remember exactly which one.

So based on the charts, it seems that the top contenders for +- 45mm-tall CPU cooler are still the usual suspects: Cryorig C7, ID Cooling IS-40 V3, Thermolab LP53, as well as the newcomer Scythe Jitte.
That would sound about right. The NH-L9i with a NF-A9 fan would also technically fit into this category, but you can see on the results it's trailing the others by a fair margin.