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Difference between H70 and H50?

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What are the main differences between these two coolers? Is the H70 worth the extra 30 bucks over the H50 if I'm going to be OCing my 1090T to ~4.5GHz?
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post #2 of 25
Honestly I wouldn't go with either. If you are willing to shell out a little more than what you'd pay for an H70, then you can get an XSPC Rasa 750 Kit with a 240mm radiator instead (~$125). It's an incredible bundle.
post #3 of 25
H70 has two fans. H50 has one.
H70 rad is a bit thicker. H50's is thinner.
H50's pump is larger, H70's is smaller.
post #4 of 25
You won't get the 1090T to 4.5GHz on either cooler unless you're lucky.
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post #5 of 25
If you want to have any chance of getting your 1090T to 4.5 GHz I'd highly suggest you pick up the XSPC RS240 kit for $130 at FrozenCPU. If you use the coupon facebook you get 5% off your entire order and the kit comes in for around $140 with shipping.
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Not much, but you will never get 4.5GHz on a H50/70.
 
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post #7 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by mbudden View Post
H70 has two fans. H50 has one.
H70 rad is a bit thicker. H50's is thinner.
H50's pump is larger, H70's is smaller.
This. Keep in mind you can also push/pull an H50.
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post #8 of 25
Bigger rad, that is all.

H70 barely does better. You're better off just grabbing an H50, w/ 2 Scythe Ultra Kaze fans in push/pull. Don't count on 4.5Ghz on the 1090T. Requires way too much voltage -- suicide-run voltage. And both H50 and H70 aren't good-enough to tame that kind of heat. I have the H50 / Phenom II X4, and it's "meh" at the end of the day. You'd do better on something like the Thermalright Venomous-X Black, CM V6 GT, or FRIO.
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post #9 of 25
like others said, 1 thing for sure is that you won't get to 4.5 ghz with either of them
    
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post #10 of 25
2nd the rasa kit. BIG step up from a H70.

Adding fuel to the fire here but 4.5ghz on plain old water is a pipe dream... You will need a chiller or tec cooling for that kind of clock on a 1090t.
    
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