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im in the market for a new CPU block, im tired of this 775 block, and want something better.

what would you buy for an 1156 proc?
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Even though I am going to be using it for an AMD system, the Swiftech Apogee HD is a good water block. Others would probably recommend the Raystorm as well. Personally I really like the mounting system for the Apogee, and you can't beat the looks of the limited edition version as well.

Here are some pictures I took of the one I got for my set up:
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Here is a Linus unboxing video as well:
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danger den m6. seriously. get it.
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I would get a Raystorm. Cos it has very little resistance. But it is very common. and for good reason.

The Swiftech Apogee is a high resistance block IIRC, but it looks alot more bling than the Raystorm without a doubt.

For acrylic, check out the EK Supreme HF (High Flow), If you are using dyed coolant, it will look pretty cool.
    
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danger den m6. seriously. get it.

The EK is prettier biggrin.gif
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I would get a Raystorm. Cos it has very little resistance. But it is very common. and for good reason.

The Swiftech Apogee is a high resistance block IIRC, but it looks alot more bling than the Raystorm without a doubt.

For acrylic, check out the EK Supreme HF (High Flow), If you are using dyed coolant, it will look pretty cool.

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The EK is prettier biggrin.gif

i would argue that all day long. i love the finish of the M6. its so nice. plus the build quality is next to none. i push sub 30C (19C being my lowest temp ever hit) idle on my 3930k under the m6. it has very little limits.
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i would argue that all day long. i love the finish of the M6. its so nice. plus the build quality is next to none. i push sub 30C (19C being my lowest temp ever hit) idle on my 3930k under the m6. it has very little limits.

That just means you're in a cold room. You can't get lower than room temp, which is 23C in my office.
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23C is also my room temp typically when i get home and turn the heat on. Under full load i only hit 38C with all 12 threads running in prime 95 biggrin.gif dont dismiss Danger Den. That new block is something else.

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