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Haven't seen any 2600k degrade with voltage lower than 1.4v.

I should be fine, I always keep mine under 1.35v.
I would still not lap a CPU..I would spend money on water cooling and still be able to RMA a $300 CPU.
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I would still not lap a CPU..I would spend money on water cooling and still be able to RMA a $300 CPU.
I know, I would never lap a CPU either. I had a Noctua NH-D14, but it didn't perform that well on stock fans on my Raven, I was stupid enough to sell it and buy a FrÃ*o, I should have just replaced the fans with some Gentle Typhoon 1850RPM.

I kinda regret it now, but there's nothing I can do.

I might invest into a Silver Arrow, how much of an improvement would that be over my FrÃ*o?
    
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I know, I would never lap a CPU either. I had a Noctua NH-D14, but it didn't perform that well on stock fans on my Raven, I was stupid enough to sell it and buy a FrÃ*o, I should have just replaced the fans with some Gentle Typhoon 1850RPM.

I kinda regret it now, but there's nothing I can do.

I might invest into a Silver Arrow, how much of an improvement would that be over my FrÃ*o?
To be honest, why don't you invest in a rasa kit?
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To be honest, why don't you invest in a rasa kit?
1. I can't buy those Rasa kits here in Europe.
2. I move my PC a lot to different places, I'm too lazy to take off the whole loop and put it again all the time.
3. If I did buy a WC Loop, I'd need to remove the intake fans of my Raven case, and my GPU's would have no airflow at all...
4. I can't afford it right now.
5. I don't like to mess with water.

I think those are enough reasons.

I want to stay on air, that's for sure.
    
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1. I can't buy those Rasa kits here in Europe.
2. I move my PC a lot to different places, I'm too lazy to take off the whole loop and put it again all the time.
3. If I did buy a WC Loop, I'd need to remove the intake fans of my Raven case, and my GPU's would have no airflow at all...
4. I can't afford it right now.
5. I don't like to mess with water.

I think those are enough reasons.

I want to stay on air, that's for sure.
Well if so, the silver arrow would be maybe 4-5 Celsius better than the Frio.

Just to give you an idea: http://www.clunk.org.uk/reviews/high...1/Page-14.html
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Well if so, the silver arrow would be maybe 4-5 Celsius better than the Frio.

Just to give you an idea: http://www.clunk.org.uk/reviews/high...1/Page-14.html
Might as well consider buying the Silver Arrow and a pair of Gentle Typhoon 1850RPM then.
    
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Might as well consider buying the Silver Arrow and a pair of Gentle Typhoon 1850RPM then.
Sure thing
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Still can't believe how bad the FrÃ*o is... I am currently at 4.7Ghz HT (1.31v on BIOS) and I am getting hottest core 69ºC while Folding, my friend gets the same temperatures at 4.8Ghz HT (1.4v on bIOS) with his Mugen 2 and x2 Gentle Typhoon 1850RPM.. And his room temperatures are about the same.

I thought the FrÃ*o was a decent cooler, but looks like it's kinda low-end...
    
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post #19 of 41
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Still can't believe how bad the FrÃ*o is... I am currently at 4.7Ghz HT (1.31v on BIOS) and I am getting hottest core 69ºC while Folding, my friend gets the same temperatures at 4.8Ghz HT (1.4v on bIOS) with his Mugen 2 and x2 Gentle Typhoon 1850RPM.. And his room temperatures are about the same.

I thought the FrÃ*o was a decent cooler, but looks like it's kinda low-end...
Really ? I also though the Frio was decent, if I remember, seeing a Overclock3D video on it.

Did you try reseating it?
Edited by Blostorm - 6/4/11 at 9:52am
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Really ? I also though the Frio was decent, if I remember, seeing a Overclock3D video on it.

Did you try reseating it?
Never tried re-seating to be honest, but I will definitely try that next weekend, I am moving to Spain and I'll take my rig with me in the car, so I'll have to take the cooler off for the trip.

If it is a bad mount, then I'll be happy to keep my FrÃ*o.

If not, Silver Arrow + x2 Gentle Typhoon 1850RPM here we go.
    
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