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Reccomend a good cooler for Phenom x6 @4.1Ghz

post #1 of 11
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Hello Guys,

I recently bought a Corsair H60 and decided to go Push/Pull configuration with it and the temperatures are just awful (Saying that, Just not good for what I'm trying to achieve) CPU goes up to 68c.
I've heard that most air coolers now are a lot better then the Corsair Hydro Series. Not to mention, I've had to RMA the Corsair H60 because It's currently got air stuck inside of the pump, It sounds like shooting a bb into a jet engine and the BB just won't come out. I've tried so many different solutions etc.

Btw, I cannot use the NHD14 as my ram is tall (Corsair Vengeance)

The budget is anything from around £40 - £100

Thanks alot, I look forward to your reccomendations!
post #2 of 11
H60

Ah wait you already have that one! Sorry, didn't read after seeing the "recommend cooler" part.

I think you might be doin it wrong. How did you apply the thermal paste? Did you use the stock stuff? And your voltage required for 4.1 would also help.
Edited by railfan844 - 7/18/11 at 4:13pm
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The H60 is genreally a bad cooler from reviews I've read (after I'd bought it, rushed into things), called corsair they said it's normal, and the thermal paste is arctic silver, i've set up these configurations in the past and never had an issue. the voltage is 1.45
Edited by alienman21 - 7/18/11 at 4:35pm
post #4 of 11
Corsair h80/h100 or Thermalright Silver Arrow (Might not fit.)
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post #5 of 11
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I think I'd rather ditch water now after seeing many air coolers out perform them, the silver arrow is good but i'm sure its the same size as the d14
post #6 of 11
Corsair H80 or H100, the H80 was on par with the Noctua NH-D14 in H80 Performance Thread.
Edited by xTweetyBird - 7/18/11 at 5:47pm
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post #7 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by alienman21 View Post
I think I'd rather ditch water now after seeing many air coolers out perform them, the silver arrow is good but i'm sure its the same size as the d14
Well your not really ditching water as apposed to ditching an all in one. From what I have heard that there more ram compatibility issues with the SA than the H-D14 and if you have issues with the SA.
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Thermalright Archon?
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post #9 of 11
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Bump Still looking, preferably air.
post #10 of 11
You could raise the fan up on the D-14 to clear the ram, easy. Noctua has nice clips that allow you to go up 1 notch at a time.
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