Excerpt: With 8,000 Btu of cooling power, the Frigidaire FRA086AT7 can effectively cool a space of around 350 square feet (or more, according to some user reviews). However, it's noisier than its competitors, such as the LG LW8012ER (Est. $270) . Yet, this Frigidaire is efficient and easy to install, and users like its features -- especially the remote-sensing thermostat on the remote control.
Pros: Efficient cooling performance, Easy to install, Remote control with thermostat
Cons: Loud, Flimsy construction, Poor customer service
Excerpt: The Frigidaire FRA126CT1 is the most powerful air conditioner in our recommended list. With 12,000 Btu of cooling power, it can cool up to 640 square feet of space. Users praise its cooling performance, ease of installation and variety of features. Their main complaints are that it's rather loud (not surprising given its size) and the delicate cooling fins are easily damaged. Packs a big cooling punch.
Pros: Large capacity, Efficient cooling performance, Variety of features
Cons: A bit loud, Cooling fins are easily damaged, Heavy