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What's the life of a maintained (kept cool) at stock speed CPU anyhow? OCing may cut a few years at most off of it. Most of us "enthusiasts" are getting new processors every, what, Few months LOL!!

Seriously, maybe at most every few years.... At the Most!!!
About 10 years.

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What are you using for cooling and what are your temps like?
He is using a Direct die Phase change unit. Temps are subzero to say the least.
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I learned from Legit review of the Solano 1000 case it can accommodate up to 150mm tall heatsink without removing the side panel fan. The best Heatsink for the Job is the original Noctua's NH-U12P heatsink.. Its 149mm tall. The revise model "SE" is much taller... 158mm.

Locating the original NH-U12P is turning out to be hard.
Just bought myself the Corsair H50. Couldn't find a decent air cooler that would fit into my case without removing something. The Megalhelm and TRUE are all 6 inches tall.

I'm on stock now and my cpu temps are over 60c when playing games or encoding video.. I was seeing no more than 48c on load with the coolermaster V10 I had.

Hope the Corsair H50 gives me temps like it.
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Would love to hear about ure experience with the H50 as I am planning to get one myself...the tossup is between the H50 and the Megahalems..Im on Thermolab now and am quite happy with it, but am wondering if there is something better. BTW what were ure idle and load temps with the V10 as compared to ambient?
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Would love to hear about ure experience with the H50 as I am planning to get one myself...the tossup is between the H50 and the Megahalems..Im on Thermolab now and am quite happy with it, but am wondering if there is something better. BTW what were ure idle and load temps with the V10 as compared to ambient?
My room temp are 73F/22C

V10 CPU temps hovered around 27C-31C idle And 48c maxed.
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So far so good..
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GD-70 seems to do decently well with this c3 revision. I hope there's a bios fix to tweak out some issues though.

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Nice work...i still cant get my NB past 2.6 without tricking the bios.
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Got my final final Stablity clock and voltages... CPU 4Ghz@1.45v, CPU-NB 2.6Ghz@1.225v 50C under prime95 everything else auto. 2.6 CPU-NB dosent bother me because i ran benchmarks at 2.6 and 2.8 and they were really the same. Im very happy with the C3 compared to my C2 chip that couldnt get anything past 3.6Ghz stable.

Hands down this board will be the best board on the market if they keep tweaking the bios.
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My room temp are 73F/22C

V10 CPU temps hovered around 27C-31C idle And 48c maxed.
Thanks...I would guess thats with CnQ on?
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He is using a Direct die Phase change unit. Temps are subzero to say the least.
That would explain it

And man seeing all of the positive results with the C3 stepping makes me want to get one. I don't honestly know what I'd need it for since I already score 20k in 3dm06. Maybe then I'd score 24k?
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