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post #1 of 14
Thread Starter 
Hey there,

I'm wondering, how much of an upgrade would I get in terms of temperature if I moved from my Thermaltake FrÃ*o to a Corsair H70 with x2 Gentle Typhoon 1850RPM?

I have 150€ and I don't know what to spend them on...

Thanks in advance!


Everything solved, I'll stay with my Thermaltake FrÃ*o, thanks!

Thread can be closed, thank you all
Edited by kcuestag - 4/23/11 at 1:52pm
    
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post #2 of 14
Here's a quick roundup of charts comparing coolers.

http://www.overclockersclub.com/revi...sair_h70/4.htm

If you can wait I'd say save up for something like this:

http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/shop/ki...me-hf-360.html
Edited by Lampen - 4/23/11 at 12:52pm
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post #3 of 14
Thread Starter 
I don't think RASA kits sell here in Germany...

Edit:

I also don't want to go Water Cooling, considering I'll love my PC from Germany to Spain by car in June, it would be too much of a hassle to disamble it all and then isntall it all again ... Coz I'll only be in Spain for like 3 weeks
Edited by kcuestag - 4/23/11 at 12:50pm
    
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post #4 of 14
Ah ok. Well looking at the charts the frio and the corsair are pretty similar if you have decent fans on the frio.

Idle Stock

H70 - 27
Frio Low - 26
Frio High - 26

Load Stock

H70 - 46
Frio Low - 46
Frio High - 45

Idle OC'd

H70 - 28
Frio Low - 27
Frio High - 29

Load OC'd

H70 - 53
Frio Low - 58
Frio High - 54
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post #5 of 14
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lampen View Post
Ah ok. Well looking at the charts the frio and the corsair are pretty similar if you have decent fans on the frio.

Idle Stock

H70 - 27
Frio Low - 26
Frio High - 26

Load Stock

H70 - 46
Frio Low - 46
Frio High - 45

Idle OC'd

H70 - 28
Frio Low - 27
Frio High - 29

Load OC'd

H70 - 53
Frio Low - 58
Frio High - 54
Oops

I think I'll cancel my idea of an H70 and save it for games then, seeing as I have nothing else to upgrade on my PC... Might just save the 155€ for future upgrades....

Thanks mate, appreciate it.
    
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post #7 of 14
Thats a waste of money when you can get this.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11..._Hot_Item.html

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post #8 of 14
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dillmiester View Post
Thats a waste of money when you can get this.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11..._Hot_Item.html

I can't buy from ForzenCPU so it's useless for me.
    
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post #9 of 14
Yeah, if you can't get from Frozen CPU or don't want to have to dismantle the WC loop in the nearterm, just save your money for now. The RASA kits are a great deal -- this coming from someone who stupidly went from an H50 --> H70 when he should have gone straight for the RASA 360
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post #10 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post
I can't buy from ForzenCPU so it's useless for me.
Look for EK kits, they're similarly priced to the XSPC kits in the EU.
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