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Should I upgrade to Antec 620?

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Alright so I have someone who's willing to sell me a Antec Kuhler H2O 620. I have a Xigmatek DK at the moment. Is it worth the upgrade for 40 bucks, or would I be better off grabbing another cooler? I don't plan to do any crazy overclocks. Probably stay at my 4ghz overclock on the E8400 until I upgrade around everything around Christmas.
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is the dk not keeping your cpu happy?

temp wise you are looking at about 5C cooler...



The dk is quieter at idle....
http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/388...ew/index7.html
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Not worth it. If you genuinely want the upgrade in performance, grab a top tier air cooler instead.

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Well here's the thing. Even at idle with my DK, my E8400 3ghz, and 1.08v the temps seem rather high. It runs at 39C idle. Idle at 4ghz 1.18v and my idle temps are 45, and load at 62. I feel like my temps should be lower especially when my clock is at the stock 3ghz.
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I would upgrade many things in your rig before upgrading the cooler.
    
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Originally Posted by sloppyjoe123 View Post
I would upgrade many things in your rig before upgrading the cooler.
Already have that covered once Christmas/New years rolls around. Grabbing the cooler now as I'll be using it on the new build as well.

Plus current build is running everything I need it to, fine. Which is why I haven't been in a hurry to upgrade. Playing CSS competitively doesn't require a lot of high end parts

Graphics is the last thing I care about.
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