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Originally Posted by Qu1ckset View Post
i went with the h70 and its performance was please, but some air coolers are better then this set up, for me i use it for 2months and now my w/c set up is on its way.. then i gunna start oc this baby real high, because in the summer i dont think the h70 is going to be good enough
Yea, I see this a lot. People go with the H50 and H70 to get water cooling temps. But soon realize it's not quite performing as well as they wanted it to and order a full loop. This is why I suggest it from the start.
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If that is the case, i will send the H70 back and get the Rasa kit. You are probably right but i need to see for myself, the frio was good for getting to 4ghz on my 965 BE but even both fans on full blast my temps are very high trying to go for the 5ghz. If i can get the temps i want with the H70 i will be pleased.
With an H70, you should be able to hit 5GHz on your sandy (with HT off, I'm not so sure about with it on). You will most likely hit a spot where you are limited by temps though, with a full loop you will only be limited by your chip.
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You can always go with a H70 and modding it by adding a small reservoir... A mod costing around $40 that will greatly improve your temps
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Well right now im limited by my temps, here check this out and you can get an idea of what i am talking about , http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...l#post12369091
I am scared to stress test with OCCT or prime , my numbers are so high just from 3DM.
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post #15 of 28
Def the H70.
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H50 was a waste of my $. My zalman air cooler works better.
If that's the case, you didn't seat your Corsair right.
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post #17 of 28
I'd say H70 or H50 with some upgraded fans for push/pull. Remember, temps aren't the only thing worth considering when ordering either H50 or H70. Both of these sealed WC loops take up considerably less space than a high-end air cooler. And if you've got a case where space is an issue, every inch you can save is precious.

If you think the H50/70 won't be enough, a RASA 240 kit would be your next best bet.
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I'd say H70 or H50 with some upgraded fans for push/pull. Remember, temps aren't the only thing worth considering when ordering either H50 or H70. Both of these sealed WC loops take up considerably less space than a high-end air cooler. And if you've got a case where space is an issue, every inch you can save is precious.
Well space isnt really an Issue, the Hafx 942 is pretty darn monstrous !
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Everything came out to 208.
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