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the nzxt tempest 410 case can use the h100 natively and is only 89.99 for the windowed version might want to look into that.
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post #22 of 42
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the nzxt tempest 410 case can use the h100 natively and is only 89.99 for the windowed version might want to look into that.
Yes, but see that's putting me roughly at 200 dollars.

If I spend that much more money than I already have on my computer my parents will probably have a heart attack.

I can pull off another cooler, like an air cooler maybe, but spending 200 is a no go
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post #23 of 42
NZXT Gamma/M59 can do it and you can get the gamma for 30 or 40 and the m59 for 60 or less.
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I'm better off waiting and saving for the HAF 932 and getting a real WC setup IMO.

But for now, I need an air cooler. Suggestions?
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post #25 of 42
hyper 212+ is popular and cheap.. you could do p/p and oc pretty well.
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hyper 212+ is popular and cheap.. you could do p/p and oc pretty well.
Would it outperform my H50?

I get ~95c on the hottest core, which is awful
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http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...k-cooling.html

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Would it outperform my H50?

I get ~95c on the hottest core, which is awful
From what i've read, yea. 50-70 max
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post #28 of 42
Yes, NH-D14 and Silver Arrow are top of the range coolers.
I have a Silver Arrow and I am very happy with it. My 2500k@4.5Ghz 1.330v gives 31C at idle(2x140mm TY-140 fans @ 700rpm) and 62C(fans @ 1300RPM) at load.
I believe that the Silver Arrow is smaller, lighter (700gm vs 1kg) and has quieter fans(2x140mm vs 140mm+120mm).
Get whichever is cheaper, they are both great coolers.
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Thanks guys. I'm off to bed. Goodnight


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