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post #11 of 19
Id get Arctic Ceramic. But thats me.
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post #12 of 19
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Well I finally got my Gelid, put that on there (after inspecting my last AS5 TIM job it looked really good). It dropped my temps a whopping, 2C. So... that didn't really help. This cooler just can't handle anything above 3.6 Gz.
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post #13 of 19
ill give my recommendation

i picked up ShinEtsu G751 from performance pc's and i saw a 5-6 degree drop in load temps over using AS5 with just putting a drop in the middle of the cpu and tightening down my H60
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post #14 of 19
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Oh nice! Yeah I already ordered the Gelid, I actually do like it.. its running about 5c cooler at peak than with my AS5, so thats cool. I don't think you can go wrong with either ShinEtsu or Gelid really.

So yeah, I'm stable at 3.6 @ 1.2v, but if I up the voltage any this cooler can't handle it. Its litterally the difference between sitting at 70c at peak and 100. Oh well.. I can live with a 3.6Ghz overcock.
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post #16 of 19
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Oh nice! Yeah I already ordered the Gelid, I actually do like it.. its running about 5c cooler at peak than with my AS5, so thats cool. I don't think you can go wrong with either ShinEtsu or Gelid really.

So yeah, I'm stable at 3.6 @ 1.2v, but if I up the voltage any this cooler can't handle it. Its litterally the difference between sitting at 70c at peak and 100. Oh well.. I can live with a 3.6Ghz overcock.
Save your money. Get a Silver Arrow or D14, depending on your RAM (the D14 can handle taller RAM).

This is why I advise people to buy one of the top coolers in the first place: otherwise, you end up buying two coolers.
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post #17 of 19
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Yeah... well I got this cooler a long long time ago. It actually didn't seem that bad at the time (wasn't great), and I was recommended it on other websites. Oh well, hindsight is 20/20. XD
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post #18 of 19
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Yeah... well I got this cooler a long long time ago. It actually didn't seem that bad at the time (wasn't great), and I was recommended it on other websites. Oh well, hindsight is 20/20. XD
Don't apologize. My first aftermarket heatsinkk was an Arctic Cooling Freezer Pro 7. Then I got a Megahalems. Only then did I wise up and get my D14. Third time's the charm, eh?
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Megahalem wasn't good enough? Haha yeah I'm looking at the NH-D14, I just really prefer a single tower cooler, like the Archon and Frio. Or maybe even the Antec 620 if I wanted to go that route... this site make it seem rediculously good for 60 dollars..

http://www.kitguru.net/components/co...-920-review/5/
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