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Getting off stock
Need you whiz's to pick me a cooler that will fit in my sig rig
~$100

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D14 done.
    
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post #3 of 21
An H70 would be best because of the rear exaust... It's not really watercooling since it's a sealed loop and doesn't require any maintenance. But I think that'd be your best option.

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post #4 of 21
Sythe BIG Shuriken ? Hyper 212+ ?

I'm not familiar with your case tho but both are on the smaller side and reasonably well performing so should do fine in your sig rig. You might want to bolt some more aggressive fan on Sythe perhaps if you want to push that CPU above 3 GHz.

I'm myself atm on Sythe BIG Shuriken (with thermaltake 110 cfm fan cannibalized from Thermaltake FRIO cooler), with the aggressive fan it can keep about 140W CPU at ~65 C in my case (many case fans as well).
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post #5 of 21
h50/60/70/80 any of these wrk great
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post #6 of 21
For $100 you could get:

Coolermaster 212+ or Evo
and Double your ram to:
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600

Which actually works out to be more in the region of $80.
Edited by jameschisholm - 10/10/11 at 5:38am
post #7 of 21
silver arrow
post #8 of 21
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Are those "Water Coolers" actualy any good? Also is the 212+ that little $30 cooler? (Never mind, i wrote this before you gave a link)

EDIT:
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Originally Posted by Juanchioo View Post
silver arrow
Wont fit man
Edited by Uncle Dolans - 10/10/11 at 5:45am
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post #9 of 21
Silver arrow, Nh-d14, H80. I have the less popular Nh c-14 and I love it. I added an extra 140mm noctua fan and it cools like a beast. All are super solid.
I have owned the 212+ also and for 30/35$ it was awesome.

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post #10 of 21
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Originally Posted by Uncle Dolans View Post
Are those "Water Coolers" actualy any good? Also is the 212+ that little $30 cooler? (Never mind, i wrote this after you gave a link)

EDIT:


Wont fit man
Yes, they are good, I've got mine and I get 4Ghz @1.28v and my CPU tops out at about 80c on prime95 blend and Intel burn test. This is on a single fan as well.
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