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in best buy. they gort 1 h50 left for $60. should i get it? i'd be putting some good aftermarket fans on it. got a scythe mugen 2 right now and was wondering if it would give me much better temps. tell me what you think, fast responses would be nice.
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post #2 of 22
of course!
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At $60 I 'd consider it. No way at full retail...how bad is sales tax where you live?
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Yes I personally think the h50 is better than any air cooler whatsoever.I would never buy an air cooler again after this.
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post #5 of 22
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Skripka;11781636 
At $60 I 'd consider it. No way at full retail...how bad is sales tax where you live?

Not that bad. Only 6%. So total around $64
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Quote:
Originally Posted by djsi38t;11781642 
Yes I personally think the h50 is better than any air cooler whatsoever.

It simply is not, in simple performance terms. Nor is it in performance/dollar.
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post #7 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by axizor;11781652 
Not that bad. Only 6%. So total around $64

You already have the aftermarket fans on hand?
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post #8 of 22
the rocketfish cooler at best buy is pretty sweet, runs as cold as the h50 for half the price and isn't as loud (the pump in the H50 is pretty loud)

I would never suggest the H50 over $30+ air cooling, my beat up TR True runs almost 10C colder and quieter than the H50 did with my 1055T
post #9 of 22
The H50 Stock is not more than 1C - 2C in deg better than the a high end Air cooling unit. I say dont waste your money. Save it for a better upgrade like toward a custom loop that will work way better or a ssd.
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post #10 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by djsi38t;11781642 
Yes I personally think the h50 is better than any air cooler whatsoever.I would never buy an air cooler again after this.

Guess you never had a Noctua NH-D14. My cooler will whoop your H50 with one fan tied behind it's back.
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