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post #11 of 17
I had really good luck with the first 10 or so AIO coolers ( corsair , thermaltake ) i put in people's builds, but have had trouble with the newest ones - 2 of the last 6 have had pump failures ( corsairs).

A 240 mm should be more than plenty at stock speeds - just make sure to have good airflow over the VRM/Socket area.

If you aren't overclocking a good air cooler might be a better choice due to reliability advantages.

As far as mounting the block , it's not too hard on most of them , in fact it's probably easier than some of the big air coolers I have. The tricky part is to get it perfectly level against the cpu's heatspreader as the coolant lines will try to torque it one way or the other. I usually mount the block then install the radiator in the chassis because of this.
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Btw one of my friends mentioned there were issues with the Motherboard that was recommended ?
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Right now it seems that no one has any decent air coolers for sale. For stock or near stock use the Deepcool Gammaxx 400 is a good choice as it clamps onto the stock AM4 mount that comes on the motherboard. It doesn't get any easier than that.
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835856005

For OCing the Noctua D15 is a good choice as the center fan can be lowered so it blows cooling air directly onto the motherboard VRM heat sink. There are others like the Phantek 14PE but I don't know if they are AM4 compatible.
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835608045

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Btw one of my friends mentioned there were issues with the Motherboard that was recommended ?

 

What kind of issues? 

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He said something about a vram issue ??
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He said something about a vram issue ??

 

I haven't heard anything like that. vram issues are normally GPU issues. Unless he means VRM but the VRM on the Tachi is overbuilt. I haven't heard of anyone having any issues with it.

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He said something about a vram issue ??

I feel like Ozlay has it covered. I agree with him. VRAM is a video card issue. Can't be with Ryzen since the 1800x doesn't even have an iGPU, and the Taichi has some of the best VRM's you can choose from for AM4.
 
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