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im kind of a noob at water cooling, so i went with the h50. however, at idle, i sit in the mid 40s, and under load i hit mid to high 50s.

are these normal or high temps? my cpu is stock, no OC.
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Yep looks good! now go for an overclock!
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Seems good to me mate, My H50 got 80 on 4.0 load.

load - prime95.
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Idle doesn't mean anything, mid 50s is acceptable. Try to reseat if you are not satisfied and look if it helps. But I think its normal.
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Seems a bit high, I idled at ~30C @75F room with my old 920D0@a 3.8Ghz OC. Reseat your cooler, use better TIM, clean the rad.
 
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ill try a reseat and see if i see an improvement. thanks
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You might add an additional fan to the h50. These corsair coolers work good with 2 fans.
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post #8 of 10
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ill try a reseat and see if i see an improvement. thanks
Mate, idles mean nothing, its all about load temps are yours are fine.
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post #9 of 10
I thought the load temp looked pretty good!
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yep load is pretty good. if you reseat it use tim in the size of a grain of rice
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