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Best Heatsink for i7 2700k?

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Currently have the corsair h60, and it doesn't allow for that great of an OC. So going to be upgrading soon. And have been doing some research and it seems that the corsair h100 runs awesome.

Is the corsair h100 a good choice? Or would another product give me better cooling performance?

Also not looking to go with a full water cooling system. Either the Corsair H100, or Air Cooling.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
post #2 of 11
Corsair H100 would get you the best cooling performance other than going with full water cooling. Is your case compatible with the 240mm rad though? Also, fill out your sig so we can see what you have.
post #3 of 11
i had a 2700k with a h60 w/ scythe gts in push/pull and temps were pretty decent; 4.5GHz ~60 and 5GHz ~75.

what's your overclock, voltage, etc.?
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I have the Coolermaster HAF-X ATX Gaming Case, so it should be able to fit the large radiator.

Also by sig you mean profile with my pc settings and such correct?
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835106190
beats h100 and nh-d14 by a good margin
Do not buy this. You can get a custom water cooling kit for that literally that much, which would destroy any AIO system.
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Do not buy this. You can get a custom water cooling kit for that literally that much, which would destroy any AIO system.

You can build a full custom loop for $144? Let us see it.
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post #8 of 11
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Do not buy this. You can get a custom water cooling kit for that literally that much, which would destroy any AIO system.

good thing you read the part where he didn't want a full watercooling system
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post #9 of 11
I meant a set. Like the Rasa kit.
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post #10 of 11
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Ya I am not wanting extreme cooling to push an OC to the limit. Just something that cools nice, Isnt that loud, and is low maintenance.

And ya ive read a few reviews on the thermaltake unit, but it got bad reviews. And personally had bad experiences with thermaltake products.

So probably will end up getting the h100. Unless one of you gurus at OC can shed some light on another product.
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