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I'm not sure if I'm in the right section but heres my question..
Which CPU cooler is the best for 2500k OC?

the companies I can choose from are these :
Zalman\\arctic\hermaltake\\corsair\\scythe

these are few of my options that I've read some reviews on them

scythe yasya\\mugen2rev.B 5 pipes
arctic freezer extreme rev2\\freezer 13 pro\\freezer 7 pro rev 2

thank you
post #2 of 11
Mugen 2.
    
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Don't get a freezer 7 pro rev2 - I have one on my 2500k, and it just touches 70 degrees C at 4.6ghz after a while of IBT.
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i use a cooler master v8. i idle at mid 20s. full load mid 40s...
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post #5 of 11
On the topic of cooling, how's the Corsair H50?
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post #6 of 11
It's ok, a lil overpriced but it does the job. Depends on what you're looking for imho. Nice for a low profile low noise solution.

EDIT: The CM V8 is possibly the most bizarre heatsink I've seen yet. It's good that it cools well lol.
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i want to get a noctua d-14 and put my v8 back on my i5 750 rig.
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post #8 of 11
My h50 gets to hot if I try to oc over 4.3 it reaches 70+
Its silent and great at 4.2 and that is all I need
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post #9 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by dt415 View Post
i use a cooler master v8. i idle at mid 20s. full load mid 40s...
Those are better temps than a high end watercooling loop. When you say full load, do you mean IBT/Prime95/etc? If so, I'd love to see a screen shot of this at full load.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by HAF_wit View Post
Those are better temps than a high end watercooling loop. When you say full load, do you mean IBT/Prime95/etc? If so, I'd love to see a screen shot of this at full load.
Seriously .....I dont think he knows what full load means...those temps are way too good for a mid level air cooler, maybe if he had temp taken while he had the rig sitting by a window at night in winter.....
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