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ok heres the scoop. the temps in my area are HOT. 100+ and do to having a huge picture window the temps in the living room during the day are horrible (huge living room not enough air pushing through ac vent to cool off living room).
now my e8400 is stable at 4gig. BUT i hate the temps cause of the rooms ambient temps.

at idle at when temps are no higher then 90 it gets down to35c/37c load 47c/49c which im happy

now that the temps got to 100+ temps are now idle 41/43 load 62c/62c
i hate this.
i know drop the overclock but i sure as hell can tell the difference between 4gig and 3.6
as you can see in my system specs the cooler in running. (and PLENTY of air flow
what would you guys recommend in getting my cpu running cooler.

i was thinking about CoolIT FreeZone for 164.21
http://www.pcconnection.com/IPA/Shop...=07-55929769-2

but i want you guys opinion on what i can do.
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fx- 8350 ASUS M5A99X EVO powercolor R9 380 4 gig  x G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series  
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Plextor PX-64M5M Samsung 840 LG Black 12X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 12X DVD-RA... air for now 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win 10 Pro 73in mitsubishi 3d dlp PSFY mechanical led gaming keyboard Rosewill Xtreme Series RX750-S-B 
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CoolerMaster hav-xb Perixx gaming mouse onboard w/ rca 800watt 7.1 surround 
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Water would be a good factor, but youd have to keep the water cool...

62c aint bad, i mean we would all like 40, but its not realistic. your cpu's thermal limit is 72.4c


Lapping would do wonders...
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Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
120GB Vertex Plus 2 x 500GB WD Blues RAID0 Lite-On DVD/CD Custom H20 Loop 
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