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H60 Or H80 For An AMD FX-8350?

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A friend is building a new rig. I'm wondering will a H60 with 1 AP-15 be ok for a Stock FX-8350 or do he needs a H80 with 2 AP-15?
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If he is running stock, the stock cooler should be sufficient in a case with even sub-par airflow. If he must have a CLC, the H60 would be fine if there is no OC involved. If there is ANY possibility he will OC in the future, I would go for the H80.
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Originally Posted by estabya View Post

If he is running stock, the stock cooler should be sufficient in a case with even sub-par airflow. If he must have a CLC, the H60 would be fine if there is no OC involved. If there is ANY possibility he will OC in the future, I would go for the H80.
He can't really clean a stock cooler. He is disable. H60 is a little better for him. There will not be any ocing. He thinks it will kill the cpu in 5 years, but he won't and he doesn't believe me that it won't kill it.

EDIT
He upgrade about ever 5 years.
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He can't really clean a stock cooler. He is disable. H60 is a little better for him. There will not be any ocing. He thinks it will kill the cpu in 5 years, but he won't and he doesn't believe me that it won't kill it.

Huh rolleyes.gif Even if it did, not a lot of people go 5 years without upgrading. Oh well. With no OCing, I'd go with the H60 or maybe a H50/55 or an Antec Kuhler 620. Just whatever you can get for the lowest price since performance difference between the coolers isn't super important for your application.
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CLC will not last 5 years. Get a big-ass air cooler for him, something like Noctua NH-14. That thing will cool the stock clocked CPU sufficiently even in very dusty conditions. The only thing that can go wrong there is a fan failure and you will be able to fix (replace) that for your disabled friend.

Either that or a custom LC, may even be a kit. Check EK or our competitors.
    
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CLC will not last 5 years. Get a big-ass air cooler for him, something like Noctua NH-14. That thing will cool the stock clocked CPU sufficiently even in very dusty conditions. The only thing that can go wrong there is a fan failure and you will be able to fix (replace) that for your disabled friend.

Either that or a custom LC, may even be a kit. Check EK or our competitors.
Big-ass air cooler will not work for him.
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