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Thank you very much everyone. I will go through the thread and give rep to those who helped. I have my RMA approved. The guy said he things the base has been made wrong and the pipes are not working. I told him the pipes are cold at 95c. He said no problem mate Here is an rma number.

I will try the silver arrow. BTW, the D14 was intaking
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aww poor d14
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Originally Posted by Xristo View Post
told youse so , if i had to count how many times iv told people the h50 is so much better than the d14 i would lose count . Why did you swap coolers dude ?

dont bother with aircooling man , stick with ur h50 or get a 240 rasa kit . your temps wont drop going from a h50 to a dh14 ... thought u woulda known that .
Because the H50 has been proven to be better than the D14 countless times

Not to mention that the H50 is a glorified air cooler. Sure, it might have a radiator and some "liquid" in a couple tubes. But its not water cooling.

Water cooling does not lose to air coolers, simple as that. Calling the Corsair H range water cooling is like calling a go-kart a car. It might have some of the same basic features and principles, but they are 2 very different things.

Similarly, H50/60/70 may claim to be "water cooling" but they aren't. Just because they have some of the basic features of a WC loop does not make it water cooling. They miss the entire point of water cooling, superior cooling performance and less noise.

Neither of which the Corsair H range offer. Stock fans are notoriously loud and they perform worse than air coolers.

To OP.

Either a D14 or Silver Arrow. It doesn't really matter which you choose. Just read some reviews and make a choice on what you feel happiest with.

I had a D14 before I put my hardware under water and the D14 did a fantastic job.
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And with the evidence, the silver arrow will be here tommorow. And another van is picking up the Noctua. RMA is brilliant in the UK.
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Rep has been sorted out now. Thanks for helping everyone. I will post on here with my new cooler tommorow. Exited about it.
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^ this

I went from an H70 to a D14 , never looked back . I dont know much about your chip but are those high or low voltages for your OC?
I'm not entirely sure if those are high volts but to be honest I never tried for lower just because it's a royal pain to check stability for 24hours every voltage drop. This was stable so I left it there. I don't have time to lower vcore and check again. Lol.
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post #97 of 126
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I'm not entirely sure if those are high volts but to be honest I never tried for lower just because it's a royal pain to check stability for 24hours every voltage drop. This was stable so I left it there. I don't have time to lower vcore and check again. Lol.
oh boy, i know EXACTLY what you mean.
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that sucks about your D-14 bradly. I hope this Silver Arrow Treat's you better. If you have anyproblems with it, post in our club for some assistance
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Another way of doing it is to keep dropping the voltage until it can't boot then go up one step in voltage then stress.

I got my 1055t down to range of 1.1860v to 1.2000v @ 3GHz, but that's no monster by any means of the word.
post #100 of 126
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Good News, Silver arrow got here. 4.3GHz HT 1.37v 21c Ambient priem95 small FFT, 77c, rather than the 97c i got with the noctua. Also, the heatpipes feel warm on idle and wamer at full load with a good amount of warm air being blown through the HS, with nice cool air intake. Well, not so cool, it's 21c! Am so hot in here. At night i should see 72c full load max.

When you have to use the wrench thing, i turned it half way clockwise and it is really tight. I could not turn it anymore. The HS moves a bit if you twist it, but i had the same thing with my true 120. I could do a washer mod maybe if i get bored in the future lol.
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