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Wanted to pick up a closed loop cooler will i get any performance benafits from it or just less noise then air cooler?....the coolers they have in stock are corsair h80i extreme $90,h100i $110,corsair h110 extreme $120.....hydro series h60 $70....seidon 120m wc cooler$60......hydro series h55 quiet edition $60.....thsts what they have at microcenrer which one if any schould i get?
     
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Wanted to pick up a closed loop cooler will i get any performance benafits from it or just less noise then air cooler?....the coolers they have in stock are corsair h80i extreme $90,h100i $110,corsair h110 extreme $120.....hydro series h60 $70....seidon 120m wc cooler$60......hydro series h55 quiet edition $60.....thsts what they have at microcenrer which one if any schould i get?

Closed loop coolers are great if you lack the space for a large air cooler. as for noise and performance I pretty much compare them all to the H212, hit and miss some are better some are worse but the point is that the added cost is rarely motivated on anything but the marginal gain.

So which one to get? Well that the depends on the fans. My best bet on the bunch is the h55 quiet edition.
 
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I was under the impression that if you wc you can push your overclock much more>? I have the space that's not a problem I wanted to kill some of the noise and join the cool people with water-cooling (lol) but if no gains are to be had then maybe ill just pass?
     
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I was under the impression that if you wc you can push your overclock much more>? I have the space that's not a problem I wanted to kill some of the noise and join the cool people with water-cooling (lol) but if no gains are to be had then maybe ill just pass?

Well the cool people with cool water cooling won't let you in with a closed loop system.
If you want to push your overclock, look at the Noctuas, or Phanteks, whilst a closed loop system might facilitate a higher clock, the price difference is highly in favour of aircoolers.
 
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other than the h100i and the h110, all in ones are nothing more than high(er) end air cooling. only the swiftech h220 is considered to be watercooling because it can be expanded to include more rads and blocks.
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Really? I honestly had no idea! Well thanks you guys just saved me $100 dollars, thank you~!
     
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