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So I have a Phenom II X3 720 BE, I've unlocked my 4th core and I get stable to 3.7ghz.

I'm using the Heatsink/Fan in my Sig rig below..

My idle temps are about 30c, and my load temps go up to about 42c or so.

Would I really see any difference with say a Corsair H50 or Antec Kuhler H20?
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My advice from just switching from air to a Corsair H60 is that if you have adequate air cooling don't go for it. No point in wasting your money and it will not be quieter.

Going from a CNSP10X Extreme to the H60 I have a louder computer and higher temps. Super disappointing. The air cooler cooled better on low.

Your temps are fantastic, so just forget about it save the money and be happy.
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I would say save your money, and post some screen shots of those temps. That would be very impressive to see.
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The faux water cooling solutions are crappy unless you have extreme space issues..

Stick with air, if you want to upgrade you can but your temps are fine right now.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BlahBlahBlah View Post
The faux water cooling solutions are crappy unless you have extreme space issues..

Stick with air, if you want to upgrade you can but your temps are fine right now.
I learned this the hard way
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post #7 of 14
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I would say save your money, and post some screen shots of those temps. That would be very impressive to see.
My PC is in the basement it's pretty chilly down here all year round. So my ambient temps are low too. Not like when I used to have my office in what is now my baby's room. That room is pretty warm in the summer and was even warmer with my computer in there.

Here's a pic from when I was at 3.6ghz when I first unlocked the 4th core with my new motherboard.


Edit: That was just before I unlocked the 4th core oops.
and was right after the intel burn test finished.
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post #8 of 14
Im jealous of those temps. think I will have to move into a fridge.

No need to change CPU cooler at all. I'd be tempted to gets some low speed quiet fans (like Noctua NFp12's) and allow the CPU to get a little hotter while being quieter.
Edited by dihartnell - 4/23/11 at 6:20pm
post #9 of 14
I haven't been happy with my h70. If I were you I would just stick with what you have.
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There really is no point in making your CPU cooler with the temps you have and the H70 fans are really loud I'm planning on changing the fans to some gentle typhoons when they get back in stock
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