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OC qx6700 but what cooler to use? (only air)

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I want to oc my qx6700 with an air cooler, i have no experience with watercooling so i don't want to use it.

Any suggestions for a nice clock?
post #2 of 11
Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme
Noctua NH-U12
Enzotech Ultra-X
Tuniq Tower
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post #3 of 11
thermalright ultra 120 extreme is nice. (put 2x120mm in push-pull config)
thermal? amanda T.E.C is good.

attention!, be sure to measure up your case, they may not fit!

but, i would reccomend learning water, it remains more constant temps and is better for conductivity.

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Originally Posted by saxahonker View Post
Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme
Noctua NH-U12
Enzotech Ultra-X
Tuniq Tower
The first one saxahonker listed.
I have it, very very good air cooler.
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If you do not have a side fan on your case measure if Enzotech Ultra-X fits and install that. This will help a bit if you do not have side fan cause it blows the air on the mobo. If you have side fans then go with Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme. Always remember to measure if it will fit.
    
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post #6 of 11
Weltall that's a great way to choose! Very good advice.

Depending on your case flow, it's a toss up between the Ultra-120 Extreme w/ Fan and Enzo Ultra-X stock.

I've noticed that between the Enzo's stock fan and the Silverstone FM121 I DID NOT DROP DEGREES! The Enzo's stock fan is obviously killer and comes with it's own fan speed switch as well.
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post #7 of 11
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What about the Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro?

Are these any good for ocing? I've read some reviews on the net but cannot make out if it's any good.
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They are good... For overclocking E6300's. Get a Thermalright IFX-14 + 2 Fans.
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How high are you going to clock it? The quads get nuclear-temps super-fast.
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I would like to reach 3ghz
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