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H50 push pull enough for sandy bridge?

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Hey guys.

I'm getting my SB board next friday and I'm not sure if my H50 is gonna handle a 2500k.

My question is this.

At 1.35 volts (I'm scared to go higher) between 4.5 and 5ghz, will I be bottlenecked by my H50 / temps? If so I'll buy myself an RS360 kit to put in the top of my HAF instead and sell the H50 to help make up for it. I have about $110 that I was going to put towards a board, however I don't need it anymore so I was thinking this was the perfect opportunity to get into watercooling.
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An H50 is fine. Even if you could get an extra .2ghz with a more expensive cooler, do you really think it'd make a difference?
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Originally Posted by sccr64472 View Post
An H50 is fine. Even if you could get an extra .2ghz with a more expensive cooler, do you really think it'd make a difference?
+1 H50 is a really decent cooler. Stock tim is great too.
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Originally Posted by Wr3ckin_Cr3w View Post
+1 H50 is a really decent cooler. Stock tim is great too.
I've got MX-2 on the way from newegg, gonna use that instead. I used the stock Shin Etsu on my phenom.
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post #5 of 5
Using a H50 P/P with a Scythe ultra kaze 3000. Runs idle about 28 in my hot 75F house.

At load with BC2 runs about 61 or so. I am running 4.5Ghz
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