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So recently I noticed a few users saying that the EK-Supreme HF is the best CPU block you can get. I was under the impression that the Apogee XT was top dog. Does anyone have any testing to prove which is better or even if another block is better than both?

EK-Supreme HF
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http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=26480
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I believe the EK Supreme HF is the best right now (also much less restrictive than the Apogee). I don't have links though sorry, someone else on this forum I KNOW does.
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Well Ive been hearing that the HK 3.0 is the best of the best but it and the Apogee-XT are neck and neck(no proof though sorry). Its likely that in actual performance you wont see more than 1 degree difference in the two. One complaint about the Apogee though is the mounting hardware is less than amazing so I decided to make my own mounting solution. It was easy though, all I used were some screws and washers from lowes. I cant remember the length and width but if you want to know just ask and ill look for my leftovers.



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I literally just looked at your home made mount and it looks good. Personally the Apogee just looks like a monster and the EK looks kinda puny, haha. But yea, so far i've only found people saying the EK is better but no benchmarks. Thanks
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Here is a link to Skinnee labs and a test run on the Ek Supreme HF

I hope you find this useful
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Here is a link to Skinnee labs and a test run on the Ek Supreme HF

I hope you find this useful
That's exactly what I was looking for. Thanks for the help +rep
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I literally just looked at your home made mount and it looks good. Personally the Apogee just looks like a monster and the EK looks kinda puny, haha. But yea, so far i've only found people saying the EK is better but no benchmarks. Thanks
i went with the EK upgraded from a apogee gtz and checked the xt out at my micro center and let me tell you puny is the other way around here the EK is a monster block plus side has great flow rate. however you can not go wrong with either block as you'll be within 2c-3c with either block
    
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bundymania did a NEW 22 block roundup and included in it is both ek supreme hf and swiftech xt. xt comes out ahead by just a hair.

http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...d-roundup.html

hope that helps
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Originally Posted by smartasien View Post
bundymania did a NEW 22 block roundup and included in it is both ek supreme hf and swiftech xt. xt comes out ahead by just a hair.

http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...d-roundup.html

hope that helps
http://skinneelabs.com/ek-supreme-hf.html?page=4


Professional testing done above shows that the HF is a better performer.
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