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I have a 965 C3 and was wondering if the H50 would show me any temperature drops compared to my Noctua NH-U12P with a Scythe Ultra Kaze 3000RPM fan as push. If I got the H50 I'd probably do a push/pull setup with two Ultra Kazes. I've heard that if I got the H50 I'd actually see a rise in temperature, so I just wanted to get your opinions on it.
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Temp drop would be very little if any. It may make your system look nicer inside and may help airflow a bit, but you will not see any real drops.
    
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your current heatsink will perform better than the H-50
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You will see no temp drop. keep your current cooler.
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your current heatsink will perform better than the H-50
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I would keep that cooler. You wouldn't see that much of a drop
    
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lol. I have 4 different coolers, and the h50 is the worst. I know that noctua cooler is better than my xigmatek dark knight. Which the h50 cannot beat.
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post #8 of 26
keep your cooler...or sell your cooler for a decent price and get the h-50...h50 looks nicer...but there wont be any gain on temps. pretty much the same...
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lol. I have 4 different coolers, and the h50 is the worst. I know that noctua cooler is better than my xigmatek dark knight. Which the h50 cannot beat.
That's not proof, that's an observation. I think the two are essentially the same and I wouldn't buy one to replace the other, by the by, with the h50 being the easier to maintain.
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That's not proof, that's an observation. I think the two are essentially the same and I wouldn't buy one to replace the other, by the by, with the h50 being the easier to maintain.
The h50 is a downgrade. it is noothing special and far form the best.
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