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You will never need to decide again what to spend money on.

Becoz you will never have any left cheers.gif

It's true... I remember when I started getting into WC, now I have 1680mm of radiator, 4 pumps, 2 res.. external radiator stand.. quick disconnects... 17 fans.. sigh...

Samsung Pro SSD.. WC.. or how about a vacation instead?
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Just got a new case few weeks ago, watercooling for the cpu could be something, h100i worth it? got the silver arrow right now, is it better?
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post #13 of 33
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Just got a new case few weeks ago, watercooling for the cpu could be something, h100i worth it? got the silver arrow right now, is it better?

Its not better enough to justify switching. If you dont want to make water cooling your hobby then stick with the silver arrow. It performs at H100 levels.
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post #14 of 33
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The FX-8350 gets pretty hot under the silver arrow, I can't go above 4,7, and the ram slots are in the way, I wonder if it would allow me to run 5Ghz 24/7 ?
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post #15 of 33
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Originally Posted by EkseF View Post

The FX-8350 gets pretty hot under the silver arrow, I can't go above 4,7, and the ram slots are in the way, I wonder if it would allow me to run 5Ghz 24/7 ?

Hmmm. I'm at 51*C with my Silver arrow at 4.7GHz. I guess you would have to do some more research to find that out. Plenty of people here have discussed it already I'm sure. But if I ever go water it will be custom.


Check out this THREAD.
Edited by Jolly Roger - 2/8/13 at 2:07pm
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mine goes to nearly 60 on full load with APM disabled, in prime 95, huh? and I just redid the thermal paste.
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post #17 of 33
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Hmmm. I'm at 51*C with my Silver arrow at 4.7GHz. I guess you would have to do some more research to find that out. Plenty of people here have discussed it already I'm sure. But if I ever go water it will be custom.
When I had my 8320 with H100. I was at 4.7ghz, 1.488v and temps was around 55c under load in a 75-80f room.
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When I had my 8320 with H100. I was at 4.7ghz, 1.488v and temps was around 55c under load in a 75-80f room.

Haha. I couldn't stand a room that warm. Explains the temp difference then. That and a 8350 is a little cooler than BD. My thermo is set at 65*C and its snowing. wink.gif
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post #19 of 33
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Just got a new case few weeks ago, watercooling for the cpu could be something, h100i worth it? got the silver arrow right now, is it better?
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Its not better enough to justify switching. If you dont want to make water cooling your hobby then stick with the silver arrow. It performs at H100 levels.

Agree with this 100%.

Why go H100 when a XSPC kit is a similar price? yet can be upgraded. + will almost guarantee better temps. If setup correctly, they are easy and very low maintenance.
Edited by ginger_nuts - 2/8/13 at 3:53pm
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get another 680 and a 250-256gb ssd or 2 120-128gb ssd and raid them, if you want and still got money left over you can do a custom water cool
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