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Is A Tuniq Overkill For An E2160?

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Is a Tuniq Tower 120 overkill for an E2160, or is there something cheaper that will accomplish the same overclock? (Assuming the vcore maxes before heat is an issue)
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post #2 of 6
Uhh , i wouldnt say so.

I had my E2140 at 3.4 ghz at 1.35V with an arctic freezer 7.... I had a good chip.

If you get a good good chip, the tuniq is worth it.
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post #3 of 6
If it's a budget build, go with the Arctic Freezer 7.
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post #4 of 6
No it'll be great for any cpu


Better temps = longer life
post #5 of 6
Tuniq is doing good job to cool the hot chip down but I think the Arctic Freezer 7 should be fine in this case.
post #6 of 6
I would use the Freezer 7 Pro, with my set-up i can keep it under 60c with vcore of 1.4 or less.

P.s. Im at 3.2 @ 1.35 ish and my temps are 57 ish at load.
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