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Now that I saw your real rig...hyper 212+ shouldnt disappoint you, I know 2 owners of these coolers, one on a Q8400 OCed to 3.34Ghz and has temps never above 50* and one on a Athlon II X2 @ over 3Ghz....IDR exactly and never breaks 40* (both under full load, and OCed quite abit)
 
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Now that I saw your real rig...hyper 212+ shouldnt disappoint you, I know 2 owners of these coolers, one on a Q8400 OCed to 3.34Ghz and has temps never above 50* and one on a Athlon II X2 @ over 3Ghz....IDR exactly and never breaks 40* (both under full load, and OCed quite abit)
Yes but this is for an i7 or PIIX4, because ima upgrade soon.

EDIT- im leaning torwards this one, but will it fit in a mid tower case, specifically the raidmax smilodon EB?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118046
Edited by Smoblikat - 2/11/11 at 6:31pm
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I'm currently running an H50 with GT AP15's and I am 100% satisfied by it. Sure it's not "real water" but it is capable of giving you great performance if you use the right push / pull fans. These are my temps after a fourteen hour Prime 95 run:

ambient ~65F
idle ~23-28c all four cores
load ~65-68c all four cores

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Unless you are short for space in your case there isnt a single benefit to choosing a H50 over a cheaper and better performing air cooler. No matter what all these H50 owners say they are simply overpriced for how they perform.
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Originally Posted by fashric View Post
Unless you are short for space in your case there isnt a single benefit to choosing a H50 over a cheaper and better performing air cooler. No matter what all these H50 owners say they are simply overpriced for how they perform.
alright, what bout this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118046
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Quote:
Originally Posted by fashric View Post
Unless you are short for space in your case there isnt a single benefit to choosing a H50 over a cheaper and better performing air cooler. No matter what all these H50 owners say they are simply overpriced for how they perform.
60-80 bucks...Yeah talk about having to be a baller to buy it right :O Totally sarcastic
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any thoughts on that zalmin?
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Unless you are short for space in your case there isnt a single benefit to choosing a H50 over a cheaper and better performing air cooler. No matter what all these H50 owners say they are simply overpriced for how they perform.
I disagree. The h50 can compete quite well with air coolers, and they aren't overpriced at all. I had one before I went full on water cooling and it performed admirably.
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I disagree. The h50 can compete quite well with air coolers, and they aren't overpriced at all. I had one before I went full on water cooling and it performed admirably.
I agree, i think that the H50 would perform quite well, but these guys know moar n me so i trust them.
I think ima get this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...Ltd-_-35118054
Thanks for all the help.
Edited by Smoblikat - 2/11/11 at 7:14pm
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