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Hey guys, I never thought I'd actually be suggesting something like this but its a budget build and I'm toying with the idea of getting him a stupid all in 1 H-series or thermaltake 2.0 for his CPU cooling, or just go with a fairly high end Air cooling.

Whats the difference for overclocking a 4670k, with a high end air cooling (please suggest one) or getting a H80 or TT 2.0?

Granted I will need to find any of these options under $80 or so if possible.
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Unless your friend is an enthusiast (in which case why are you building a computer for him?) I would save yourself some time, trouble and money and buy a decent air cooler.

Something like the CM Hyper 212+ will only set you back ~$30 and, for a non-enthusiast, will perform similarly to any of the AIOs.
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Unless your friend is an enthusiast (in which case why are you building a computer for him?) I would save yourself some time, trouble and money and buy a decent air cooler.

Something like the CM Hyper 212+ will only set you back ~$30 and, for a non-enthusiast, will perform similarly to any of the AIOs.

perfect response!!! I'll take a look at that cooler

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Originally Posted by GingerJohn View Post

Unless your friend is an enthusiast (in which case why are you building a computer for him?) I would save yourself some time, trouble and money and buy a decent air cooler.

Something like the CM Hyper 212+ will only set you back ~$30 and, for a non-enthusiast, will perform similarly to any of the AIOs.

Similar thoughts here thumb.gif ++ CM Hyper 212+

AIOs are about the same level as high end air coolers

You really can't use the word cheap around watercooling rolleyes.gif
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