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Will Corsair H50 lower temps more than a Hyper 212+?

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My CPU tends to hover around 50 degrees (load) and I do not like that.

Would I see increased performance if I used a Corsair H50? I know someone selling it pretty cheap and I was wondering if it is worth the upgrade.
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Reviews I have seen puts the Hyper 212+ at or better tahn the H50 in cooling...
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post #3 of 4
yea Hyper 212 is better. Especially with a high flow fan + shroud. I keep 56c @ 4ghz.

If you don't have it already do push pull or upgrade the fan or something. I just used one pulled from an old dell xps.
    
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50C at load is really very ok for both AMD and Intel. AMD should be below 60C and Intel below 75C from most of the CPUs I've seen and used. Those are not exact numbers, but 50C is plenty fine. (Why cooler really?)

If you looking for cooler than 50C, that's not really what the H50 will help you with. It'll be with higher overclocks (and that's debatable, but that's generally where liquid helps)
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