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post #11 of 21
If your planning on going with a H100, seriously consider a Rasa Kit.

Yeah, it's real water cooling, but it's worth it.

Water cooling was scary to me at first, but once I got everything installed and figured out how to work everything, it was the best investment I've ever made to cool my CPU.

Plus it gives you some seriously cool style points as well... xD

But as for air coolers, Noctua, or 212+.
 
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silver arrow or d14. If you go with a hydro series cooler you will have to get aftermarket fans to equal the results from stock high end air configurations which will bring you over budget.
Not with an H80 you won't. I presently don't own the old NH-D14 I tested about a year ago, but do still own the TRUE Rev C I had for the testing then, which was right behind the Noctua in performance. And I retested it in my present testbed and the H80 basically blew it's doors off. The H80 is the first of the LCLC units I can definitively say equals or betters high end air.
post #13 of 21
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So I built this rig about a month ago now and I really need a good heatsink for my CPU. I just don't think that the stock is acceptable for such a great CPU. I have a $110.00 Budget and would prefer not to have water cooling just because its not really my thing, but if someone could convince me otherwise, that would be awesome. So guys, water or air and which heatsink to choose? Thanks
Either the CM Hyper 212+ or CM Hyper 212 EVO, they retail for $25-40 depending on where you get them, and they do as good as most heatsinks under $100.
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What about these:
http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/shop/bl...en-nickel.html

Im not too sure as to what a waterblock is but they look pretty cool?
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post #16 of 21
H80 or H100... which ever fits better for your setup. Both perform very close to each other and will cool a 2600k wonderfully
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genesis, d14 or silver arrow are a VERY good choice (also archon )
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post #18 of 21
Just a warning to you or anyone thinking of the H100... even though I suggested it above

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/Cor...ler,13589.html
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Just a warning to you or anyone thinking of the H100... even though I suggested it above

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/Cor...ler,13589.html
Yeah, that's a bummer, but Corsair is usually very good to deal with on RMA issues. And I imagine that any you find new for sale m=now are units not affected by this partial recall. I imagine they have probably gotten the bad units off the shelves by now. And a FYI, I also saw a thread today at OC Forums about an H80 unit with a wonky speed controller too.
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People should read that through before purchasing... it DOES NOT mean that all units are bad and anyone with that unit should call Corsair... they are easy to deal with and can get a new unit to you or fix the current unit.

Just don't want anyone freaking out and thinking all H80/100s are junk
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