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post #11 of 17
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Originally Posted by hglazm;12585729 
CM 212+ and the Mugen are neck and neck.

Anyways: No. The cost of paying for an H70 to replace a heatsink that is doing its job correctly isnt worth the small gain you'll get (maybe 5c at best).
And, as amstech said, you're probably not going to be able to push much higher anyway.
the mugen is a bit more expensive though.
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Originally Posted by metal_gunjee View Post
Good thoughts, but allow me to clarify a little. I don't plan to do anything more with the 955. I know I've pretty much hit the limit with it.

What I should've asked is if the H70 would be a worthwhile upgrade for use on the x6 chip compared to the Mugen 2.
I would put the x6 in and see how far you get before dropping $100 on a new cooler.


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the mugen is a bit more expensive though.
I mean...yeah, but he already has it, so thats irrelevant
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Originally Posted by mental.patient View Post
H70 is a great upgrade i went from a mugen 2 a good few months ago and h70 been with me since. On my 1055t at 4ghz 1.45v my temps dropped by about 8c-10c.
This is the kind of answer I was looking for. Thanx.
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post #14 of 17
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Originally Posted by hglazm View Post
I would put the x6 in and see how far you get before dropping $100 on a new cooler.
Good plan. Maybe I'm getting a bit ahead of myself. I'm always overexcited when I got new parts in the mail.
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post #15 of 17
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Originally Posted by metal_gunjee View Post
This is the kind of answer I was looking for. Thanx.
If you're Mugen can run the Thuban at 4.0Ghz or 4.2Ghz safely, what are you gaining in going water?
A drop in temps? Who cares!

Get another GTX 460 and watch your FPS blow up!
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post #16 of 17
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Originally Posted by amstech View Post
If you're Mugen can run the Thuban at 4.0Ghz or 4.2Ghz safely, what are you gaining in going water?
A drop in temps? Who cares!

Get another GTX 460 and watch your FPS blow up!
Right on. I've been convinced now to wait it out and see what air will do for me first.

I like the way you think by the way.
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post #17 of 17
if you were to spend money on H70, just get high end air cooling; that is if you want to stay on the air cooled side. like NH-D14 out performs the H70 and is silent.

otherwise, like others said, jump on to those rasa kits.
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