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Poll Results: H60 or Kuhler 620

 
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    H60
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    Kuhler 620
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post #1 of 29
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I am sure that this has been asked many times but just as a more current update can some one suggest one of these coolers to me? My guidelines are based on:

Noise
Coolness

Noise is my number one concern, at the moment I have an H50 which is quite loud. If someone could perhaps tell me the noise difference between the two and as a bonus add the H50 noise into it that would be great! Also some temps would be nice too thumb.gif Can't wait to hear the answers biggrin.gif
    
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post #2 of 29
My Antec Kuhler 620 is literally silent (I can't hear it at all)with the low setting and it keeps my CPU at 50*C with 100% load at 3.8Ghz.
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post #3 of 29
I've seen the 620 get ahead of the H60 by a couple degrees in most benchmarks

As for noise, they will be around the same. It all matters which fans you use, how fast you have them going etc. I have a push/push fan setup on my 620 which can get very loud if I have the speed cranked up all the way but lowering the speed or using a single fan brings down the noise level significantly.
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post #4 of 29
Going from H50 to either of those isn't going to be much of an upgrade imo. maybe consider the Kuhler 920?
    
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post #5 of 29
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Interesting... I will be running a GT AP-13 on it in push or pull config, not sure yet. The thing is I plan on putting one of these on my CPU and the other on my GPU so I will have two 620's running. At the moment I have only two AP-13's and I am hoping that I will be able to get away with just one of them on each cooler, this way I can keep the noise down a bit and keep the cost down. thumb.gif

More opinions are welcome as only two isn't enough tongue.gif

Rep+ Phoenixlight and MartynRE wink.gif

EDIT: iCrap: Your right its not that big of an improvement but noise wise the 620 will be quieter and I would need one for my GPU so was wondering which one was a better option... Never said it before but I love your avatar biggrin.gif
Edited by golfergolfer - 2/20/12 at 10:22am
    
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post #6 of 29
I don't know anything about the Kuhler 620 but I do have an H60 on one of my rigs. It really has too high of an FPI to be great w/ low speed fans.
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post #7 of 29
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lowfat View Post

I don't know anything about the Kuhler 620 but I do have an H60 on one of my rigs. It really has too high of an FPI to be great w/ low speed fans.

Thats good to know... how about sound wise? like just the sound of the pump?
    
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post #8 of 29
Why not a custom loop? Mod your current one. It is out of warranty, right? Add a radiator, block, and a reservoir.
Edited by falconer65 - 2/20/12 at 10:59am
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post #9 of 29
Some 620s have a clicking noise issue that comes from the pump, so keep that in mind.
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post #10 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by golfergolfer View Post

Thats good to know... how about sound wise? like just the sound of the pump?

I don't notice the pump at all. Even w/ an AP-15 running @ 5V, the fan is still louder.
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