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post #91 of 119
w8ing for it
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As long as I can get a cheaper version without this water solution I'm good.
    
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All they need to do is include a good stock air cooler. Their high-TDP heatpipe coolers were the best stock coolers on the market. The price they'd be paying per unit for even something like an H50 could buy something in the cooling capacity tier with a magahalems. There are several top-tier performing air coolers for mid-tier costs that they could include, or just include something like and upscaled high-tdp cooler of old.
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I`l have that over a crappy stock cooler
Hopefully its better than my v8
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I'd take a Phenom II cooler that's 50% bigger, that would be awesome.
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All I take away from this article is that the H50 has now become as good as a stock cooler.

Fed up with these noob WC solutions.
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I'd take a Phenom II cooler that's 50% bigger, that would be awesome.
Also addling 2 or 4 more heatpipes, a 120mm stock cooler would be great.
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I don't get how this can be rated 2 stars.

People, what is your problem? It won't affect you if you use aftermarket cooling anyway.
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I don't get how this can be rated 2 stars.

People, what is your problem? It won't affect you if you use aftermarket cooling anyway.
ikr. There's always been the option to buy an OEM CPU for cheap anyway.
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I tend to agree with the part of the article which indicates this may be essentially an attempt to allow higher overclocking so that bulldozer can compete with SB. If this happens, I'm thinking AMD is not going to make any money on these chips unless they raise the price to a point where the price/performance ratio is not as good as SB.

Notice they only mentioned the 8 core processors as getting liquid cooling. This may be a good thing for AMD if the 4 and 6 core BDs can clock high enough on air that they can compete with similarly priced SB chips.

Also, it seems like it would take a while for someone to produce all the liquid cooling units needed to satisfy demand for the 8 core chips whenever they're finally released, unless the yields are so bad that the 8 core FX chips only see limited release. Anyway, I hope AMD has a winner on their hands.
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