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Alrighty, maybe I'll try out IC7 hmmm...I need to wait till the PWM 4 pin splitter comes back in stock in newegg before I buy anything anyone so hmmm. Basically I wanna see how cool I can get my CPU with a 212+ and trying other things with it. (New TIM, heatsink mods, things like that)
Push/pull with these fans.
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I'm leaning towards the AC MX-4..why? I don't know, I like the name haha but if they are all relatively the same? then can't go wrong I suppose.

@thisischuck01 - Ya that thing is ridiculous haha. At the moment I have just the 2 blademasters. Grr I wish I could find that heatsink mod thread!
post #13 of 52
MX-4 is great. All the pastes that I listed are within a couple degrees of each other. The real difference is in the consistency of the pastes. Some are thicker and harder to spread.
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I'm leaning towards the AC MX-4..why? I don't know, I like the name haha but if they are all relatively the same? then can't go wrong I suppose.

@thisischuck01 - Ya that thing is ridiculous haha. At the moment I have just the 2 blademasters. Grr I wish I could find that heatsink mod thread!
Hi iam reporting back just reinstalled the H50 with AC MX-3 (opposed to my usual AS5)

results are astounding!

Idle has gone down 3c and more importantly after a quick 30 mins of Prime95 the drops really show 6 to 7 degrees.

May push for the 4ghz later!
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Hey moon, You do realize that the original paste that came with the H50 is Shin-Etsu which is top of the line Thermal Compound
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Hey moon, You do realize that the original paste that came with the H50 is Shin-Etsu which is top of the line Thermal Compound

Yes I do, this is several boards later than my original build...
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post #17 of 52
I use the Hyper 212+ with two CM fans in push pull, That being said here is what I am going though..
For the cooler/fans I am searching for 120x38mm fan's. 120x25mm Do not provide enough static pressure(thus far). As for the guy who Linked the 15XCFM fans that are at 5xDba...wow can you say stupid loud? I was going to get the kaze ultra whoo-haa fans untell a member posted a vid of them running and they are 4xDBa. Im going to bank money that using One(1) 120x38mm Fan Pulling air will net the best results(for a quiet and cold!). that's my 2 cents on the cooler/fan issue.
As for TIM I would recomend you use ArcticSliver 5. Its of good quality, nothing bad can be said about it. Its cheap, and easy to get. Best of all its very easy to work with if your new to setting CPU coolers. Next runner would be ICDimond, it's amazing(and what I use for CPU northbride/southbride, and GPU) BUT its stupid thick and may take some one with less experience a few try's to get it set right(DO NOT SPREAD!! you have been warned). Hope this helps best of luck to you!!
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(DO NOT SPREAD!! you have been warned)
Do this instead. (I feel like I already saw you had been linked to this i another thread.. so if so my bad!)
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post #19 of 52
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@moon - man I am excited to get my MX-4 now

@pencil364 - I actually did do that with my current thermal compound on the hyper 212+ and it wasn't that guide I followed, it was a different one...aaaand I put way to much and had to take it off and clean up the sides, but that one looks much better, not spewing over the sides.
post #20 of 52
Money is no option? Indigo Extreme. Only if you are extreme enough though.

For everyday use I would pickup some ICDiamond7, Shinetsu or MX-4.
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