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Hey guys, I am looking into buying a used h80i from someone for 60 dollars.

I had a couple questions from people who have had experience with this cooler. I have seen benches online and they seem to be pretty on par with the h100i.

I guess I had 2 questions.

1. I have a 212 plus currently in a push/pull configuration and I am temperature limited with my 2600k at 4.5ghz. Will this cooler help me to push closer to 5ghz (previous owner had this chip at 5ghz)

2. Is there a better buy in the price range? (whether it be air or water cooled)

I'll be back in a bit to check responses. thumb.gif

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For $60 that's a good deal. I don't think you can get better performance for $60 unless you come across a good deal for a NH-D14/Silver Arrow
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For $60 that's a good deal. I don't think you can get better performance for $60 unless you come across a good deal for a NH-D14/Silver Arrow

Yeah, I thought it was a pretty decent deal. Have you seen any good benches or had any experiences on how it compares with the D14/Silver Arrow rank of air coolers?

I have seen some stuff, but it is always stock config vs stock config.
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Check HERE and HERE and HERE
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Check HERE and HERE and HERE

I saw the hardwaresecrets review already. It is meh because who really needs an aftermarket cooler for a 2500k at 4ghz. Most can do it without a voltage bump. It did seem to hang pretty well in that thread though. As for the tom's links, one was for the 100i and one was someone asking for a different color cooler. I don't see the relevance. I am sorry.

I guess my concern is just do you think it will scale well with a higher tdp cpu like the 100i does?
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Sorry about the irrelevance, I was in a hurry typer.gif anyways, you would expect the H80i to perform around 10-15% worse than the NH-D14.


I found a deal on a NH-D14: http://www.overclock.net/t/1395068/for-sale-noctua-nh-d14-cooler
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Dang, that is a smoking deal. Thank you for your help.
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