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Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by Martine, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. Martine

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    I have a intel heatsink and I need a new one. Cpu is Core2 Duo E8500 (now OC to 3,16GHz - don't ask) and I'm going to OC it to 3,6GHz at first (maybe more later). What I want to know is, what kind of heat sink would be enough. I was thinking about
    COOLER MASTER Hyper TX3 RR-910-HTX3-G1 "Heatpipe D...
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    COOLER MASTER V8 RR-UV8-XBU1-GP 120mm Rifle CPU Co...
    I think the first one is ok for me, but will it still work if I OC my CPU to 4,3GHz?
    IDLE: 43°C
    LOAD (on regular basis): 64°C
    LOAD (intel burn test): 74°C after 20 sec
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    I would go with the V8 . You don't want to be smacking you forehead saying " I could have had a V8 " !
     
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    Why not go for something a little more performance oriented? The V8 looks neat but it's not the best cooler in the world. I'm sure one of the guys who has a prolimatech/noctua/etc will be chiming in any moment. I have a noctua D14 cooler, but I haven't used it in a while. I know it crushes the CM V8 though.
     
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    Martine New Member

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    I know what you mean but there is a little bit of money problem and shop problem. I know only one shop that has any Noctuas. The store where I am buying has only V8 and TX3 (I'm buying something else as well) and ther in no other store near or far away.
     
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    buy online... and maybe check out the Corsair H50, H60 & H70 ;)
     
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    The V8 should be better than the TX3, but ask for a Hyper 212+. It's $25 USD and excellent preformance.

    Depending on how you use your overclock you could get away with the TX3, but it is a cheaper alternative. The TX3 is a push-pin system that may not have as good as contact as the V8, plus it's a smaller 92mm fan setup.
     
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    don't get a v8 it's worse, get a corsair h50 something like that
     
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    I've had the TX3 and it didn't cool as well as I had hoped. Do what mlee49 says and get the Hyper 212+.
     
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    Get the new Corsair H100 if you have room for a 240 rad. The V8 is better than the other option though if you can only choose from those 2.
     
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    I'll see what I can do. I'll go to the store where I bought my computer and try to ask them to get a Noctua NH-C12P or NH-U9B. If that won't be possible I'll go with the Cooler master TX3, because in about 3 years or more I'll be changing to water cooling any way.
    P.S.Yeah.. went over online stores and had no luck
     
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    Where do you live exactly? Why is it you can only buy parts from one store? You should be able to order any item you want online unless you're in a 3rd world country.
     
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    Well I live in Slovenia =3 (where the f*** is slovenia :laugh:)
    There are many stores but are only 3 good that I buy from
    Plus I can go to one of them with my bike (20km)
     
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    why would you cycle 20km?

    if somethings more then 20 miles away i take the train...
    if somethings less then 2 miles away i walk
    in between is the car...

    guess its different in slovenia, if you go anywhere with a bike in england it will be either stolen or if you leave a bike lock on it it will have both wheels missing...

    can't you order online?
     
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    Well I don't live in a city but aren't we a little off topic?
     
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    After some digging:
    Arctic Freezer Xtreme Rev.2
    I belive this one is good?
     

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