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Corsair H60 vs Geminii S524

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A good question:

I have been considering watercooling for a minute. I can buy a Corsair H60 for $36 (CORSAIR Hydro Series H60 (CWCH60)) Refurbished

I current'y have Geminii S524 running my AMD FX-8320 (4.0ghz) @ 35 Celcius idle
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103100R

Would watercooling option with Corsair H60 improve temperatures even further, or would the difference be very insignificant?


I would mount it on the back, where black cougar fan is located.

Case pictures (2 fans on the top not seen in the picture)


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If anyone has experience with H100 (NOT H100i) as well using 8320. Please post here. I want to get a general understanding how much improvement will I get with watercooling versus Geminii S524 which is a very solid heatsink in my opinion.

I have an ability to buy H100 for $64 refurbished

Geminii S524 did slightly better in some benchmarks than Evo 212.

That's the only comparison I have found, haven't seen any Geminii S524 vs H60 vs H100 threads.
Edited by XLifted - 10/26/13 at 10:18am
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