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post #31 of 67
I got my friend a Mugen 3 and spec wise its a really impressive cooler however I never got the chance to OC the i5 2500k with it.
post #32 of 67
bah..Y'all cain't tame no OC'd 2500K heat devil.gif
Ice,dice,ln2..It just doesn't make a difference..too much
f'rexample..chip I sold today..got up to 71 load @ 1.44 5 ghz..That's a good one..no good for me..cuz I'm looking for points..but It ran kinda cool :lachen.gif:

Right now my cores are @ 16.4c..under load..29-32
..and It's 27c in the house ..
Click my sig for more info
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nzxt havik 140mm is 50 to 60 and performs within a degree of the nhd14 and is smaller and lighter.
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post #34 of 67
Thermalright Macho

Cheap and good. Actually it is much better than most $50-$60 coolers.
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post #36 of 67
is it worth it upgrading from my H50 to the NZXY Havik 140mm? My i5 2500k is idle at around 34*c and with a 4.3Ghz OC at LOAD its at around 70*c.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CrazzyRussian View Post

is it worth it upgrading from my H50 to the NZXY Havik 140mm? My i5 2500k is idle at around 34*c and with a 4.3Ghz OC at LOAD its at around 70*c.

From H50, a noticeable upgrade would be NH-D14, SA, and Phantek. So not really, unless your H50 is noisy.

A question to all, how about tower cooler that has height less than 160 mm? HAVIK 140 and Archon are both above 160 mm, making it impossible to fit in budget cases.
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post #38 of 67
True Spirit 140 + Another TY-140

or

Archon + Another TY-140
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post #39 of 67
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True Spirit 140

Awsome cooler, but I believe it is above 160 mm in height.
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I'm of the opinion that either you go the CM Hyper 212+ Push/Pull or jump straight to the Noctua D-14.
I can't find any reason to justify having anything besides "Best Performance/Value" or just plain "Best Performance."

This^ I bought the H60 cos of looks TBH, no complains so far but I think CM H212+ or NHD14
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