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post #11 of 14
I got a used H50 off of Ebay and am very happy with it. It's true what people say about it being just below the performance of a really good air cooler (with push-pull setup) but depending on your case etc. they are a better fit than a giant air cooler. My idle temp with my overclock is 8 - 10C cooler than what it was with my Arctic freezer air cooler, but thats a budget performance one. With the air cooler I was hitting 88C in IBT when the room was hot, now it doesn't go over 80C. My PC is also a little quieter than it was, but that's barely noticeable.

I guess it just depends on your needs. If you have plenty of space in your case, probably better going for a good air cooler.
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post #12 of 14
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Personally, I think they are a waste of money. Since they are just below performance wise of a good air cooler. Not to mention, the H80 & H100 are coming out soon.
Well not really, my 1090t idling right now at 4.2 ghz 1.45 Vcore (24/7 oc) is at 27-30 Celsius Via CoreTemp 0.99.8 I personally think thats pretty damn awesome
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Thanks all, will go for the H70, it's sure going to beat my current cooler
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They are great coolers. I swapped out the fans on my H50 but I saw a HUGE decrease in temps from my old Hyper N 520. My PII 920 is OC'd 920 mhz over stock and tops out at 50c under load. You really can't complain about that!
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