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How good is this waterblock? or bad is it?
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Don't bother with it. Waste of money. Much better out there. These are the "best" blocks out there thermally. The kyros xt is better than the supreme hf thermally(0.1C), but is much more restrictive. Rasa is best bang for your buck.

Kyros .925> EK supreme hf, Koolance cpu 370, kyros xt> rasa
 
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What if I find one use for under 20
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It's a nice low restriction block (likely the least restrictive CPU block out there), but it's a bit dated so it would be a few degrees behind current gen blocks.

In my Q6600 testing, I found it to be about 2.5 degrees behind the EK supreme V1.


And in my latest i7 Testing, I'm finding some of the blocks to be about 3 degrees ahead of the old supreme V1.


So, sure it would work just fine, but it's going to be somewhere between 3-5 degrees behind the latest and greatest blocks.

Many people like to argue over 1 degree differences, but practically 3 and even 5 degrees is not likely going to amount to any change in overclock ability.

If you found a great deal, it should work well. Just make sure you have a compatible hold down and backplate.
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