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So I'm building a computer pretty soon, and I don't have the money to go with liquid cooling right away (but I'm going to upgrade to it). Should I buy a Noctua NH-U9B SE2, or should I use stock. It'll be about a month or two before I could put watercooling on the CPU.
    
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Stock speeds = stock cooler
Overclocking = break stock cooler

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post #3 of 13
stock. no sense in spending money on an after market if your going liquid in a month or two.

worse case scenario, you dont have money for wc 2 months from now, you can still buy an air cooler.

ask yourself: is it a necessity? do I need it right now? i would save your money for the wc setup.
Edited by AliceInChains - 5/7/11 at 10:16pm
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post #4 of 13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jellis142 View Post
Stock speeds = stock cooler
Overclocking = break stock cooler

What will you be running?
I will be running i5-2400
    
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post #5 of 13
Stock. Sandy Bridge runs cold.
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Thanks guys
    
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+rep btw
    
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post #8 of 13
hey, just curious, why go water cooling with an i5-2400?? they have locked multiplier. You wont be able to overclock it high enough with the bclk to produce any aditional heat.

if you havent already bought the processor, buy the 2500k instead. Its not that much more expensive, and you can overclock it.
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post #9 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by AliceInChains View Post
hey, just curious, why go water cooling with an i5-2400?? they have locked multiplier. You wont be able to overclock it high enough with the bclk to produce any aditional heat.

if you havent already bought the processor, buy the 2500k instead. Its not that much more expensive, and you can overclock it.
He is right on the money. If you buy that chip it is a waste of money of money to buy the water cooling setup because you can't over clock the chip. You need a k series chip and a p67 board.
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post #10 of 13
just buy a better cpu and save your money for the wc set up
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