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is it worth changing the top to a HF?

my temps are similar to my GTZ. maybe 1c or 2c lower (ambient temp changes a lot in my room)
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Is it worth the cost to you for only a couple degrees difference
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Originally Posted by Juggalo23451 View Post
Is it worth the cost to you for only a couple degrees difference
depends how many degrees. reviews doesnt tell me much.

also the flow restriction is my main concern.
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According to this review, is approximately 3C improvement over the LT version and the restriction is less on the HF as well.
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If you're spending that much on a block you might as well get the koolance cpu-370. Martin did a great review on it. Up to 3c better than the hf

http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...lance-cpu.html
 
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post #6 of 9
Quote:
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is it worth changing the top to a HF?

my temps are similar to my GTZ. maybe 1c or 2c lower (ambient temp changes a lot in my room)
Are you saying that you are wanting to get a HF top? Or a HF block?
If you are able to spend that money I would go with the Koolance CPU-370 as someone said above.
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Originally Posted by fat_italian_stallion View Post
If you're spending that much on a block you might as well get the koolance cpu-370. Martin did a great review on it. Up to 3c better than the hf

http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...lance-cpu.html
That review was comparing Koolance block to old EK Supreme, not EK Supreme HF.
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That review was comparing Koolance block to old EK Supreme, not EK Supreme HF.
yeah i noticed that.

originally i wanted to go with that but it would have cost me around 100 shipped. and no one ever sells it used...
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If you want good flow and good temps, an XSPC Rasa is inexpensive at $49 USD.

Data is from same link as above:
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...d-roundup.html

Add: From the flow chart, the Supreme LT is very restrictive like the Apogee XT rev.1, which I own and use. The least expensive Supreme HF is $71 for the POM/Acetal Top, which as you see from Bundymania's testing also performs well in thermal and flow. Good luck.


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