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But what if they're all at 0%?
There never all 0%.

You also need to understand that CPU sensors are usually inaccurate.
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Since this is the right place, I just wanted to ask which cooler performs better on AMD Phenom II X4 955, C2.

*Corsair H50 or *Cooler Master V10 ???

If you have experience with this coolers on this CPU, please enlighten me.

Thank you.
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To ell with that. You should be asking why go with the V10 when it limits the choices of RAM I can have. That V10 limits you to RAM that is 40mm tall. I wouldn't be able to run 8Gigs or couldn't run my Dominators under the V10.

But if you want to limit this to which is better the H50 is better imho.

~Ceadder

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Since this is the right place, I just wanted to ask which cooler performs better on AMD Phenom II X4 955, C2.

*Corsair H50 or *Cooler Master V10 ???

If you have experience with this coolers on this CPU, please enlighten me.

Thank you.
 
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i know this is really and age old question, but i just cant find a definitive answer.

Is It worth swapping my megahalem for a H50?
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i know this is really and age old question, but i just cant find a definitive answer.

Is It worth swapping my megahalem for a H50?
There is no definitive answer, looking at multiple setups of people with different fans on their H50 or Mega, people with push/pull setups on either cooler makes a difference.

In different tests each one has managed to edge out the other and they've always been close in performance. You might spend more money getting better fans for either application so original cost isn't always a factor either.

I personally didn't like my Dark Knight cooler because it was a giant tower, the Mega is even bigger and heavier and that's is a lot of strain on the motherboard for me when I move my computer around a lot.

So personal preference, you can have the all-star of the air cooling or the entry water cooler with similar and sometimes better performance.
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To ell with that. You should be asking why go with the V10 when it limits the choices of RAM I can have. That V10 limits you to RAM that is 40mm tall. I wouldn't be able to run 8Gigs or couldn't run my Dominators under the V10.

But if you want to limit this to which is better the H50 is better imho.

~Ceadder
Thank you. Actually, RAM limitation is not a problem for me since I own short-in-height OCZs. What cofuses me is some people saying H50 doesn't perform well on AMDs and V10 having TEC. But, thank you again for your answer.
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Add me to the club as I put one into my MOTY entry with a shroud and the rad being mounted to the exterior of the case:







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I just used a ruler since it has a flat edge to see how flat it was. It's not that hard to do. For each grit run the heatsink up and down 30 times (counting the up and down motion as one) then rotate 90 degrees again 30 times and repeat until you've made a full rotation. When starting with the lowest grit is when you should pay attention to flatness since it's the coarsest and will do the most work. The finer grits are for smoothness, evenness and finish.
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i know this is really and age old question, but i just cant find a definitive answer.

Is It worth swapping my megahalem for a H50?
I got to say no. I just picked up a H50 a couple of weeks ago from the Tiger Direct deal for 54.99 after rebate. Swapped it with my Mega and got about 5 degrees higher temps, even with 2 gentle typhoons in push pull. Plus the mounting system on these is just plain awful. Haven't decided if I'm going to keep it or not.
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I got to say no. I just picked up a H50 a couple of weeks ago from the Tiger Direct deal for 54.99 after rebate. Swapped it with my Mega and got about 5 degrees higher temps, even with 2 gentle typhoons in push pull. Plus the mounting system on these is just plain awful. Haven't decided if I'm going to keep it or not.
Weird, at first I had the same results but then after some testing and tweaking of the H50 I ended up getting about 4-5ºc better than the Mega.
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