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OMG! Xigmatek HDT-S1283 vs AC Freezer 64 pro

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  1. Nick89

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    Xigmatek HDT-S1283 vs AC Freezer 64 pro!

    OK, I currently have a AC Freezer 64 pro, and I'm contimplating weather or not I should get the Xigmatek HDT-S1283.

    See back on the 7th of Jan my WCing setup died and I needed a quick replacement to cool my processor, well I got a AC freezer 64 pro with out really looking for anything else cause it was cheap:ohwell:.

    Right now my proc is stock and its Idling at 38-40C and is 50C or more at load. I reseated it twice just to make sure it had good contact with the proc, but the best temp it gets sofar is 35-36C when my room is cold. (I have Cool&quiet disabled BTW)

    I put a second 92mm fan on the back of my Freezer 64 pro btw but it doesn't seem to help at all:twitch:. (I live in the desert in southern Nevada so it doesn't really get that cold here:ohwell:.)

    Its been past 30 days so I cant get a refund on the AC freezer 64 pro(was only 20$), now i'm just wondering if I will get better cooling with the Xigmatek HDT-S1283 120mm and if its worth it.

    Links: Here for Xigmatek HDT-S1283 at newegg.

    Although I did just get a new job, but I dont start till march 3rd...:eek:
     
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    hmm the Xigmatek HDT-S1283 seems to do quite a bit better actually and its only 36.99 on newegg 40 with S&H..

    grr i'm so very tempted to get it...:shadedshu
     
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    Well, it went on sale so I bought it =]. I'll let you guys know how it is when I get it
     
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    i know it aint fashionable to say so but folks do seem to be getting carried away with the need for "better" cooling.. it seems to be at obsession levels.. in fact it is at obsession levels.. totally irrational.. :confused:

    at what point does an "enthusiast" become a total fruitloop.. buggered if i know.. :D

    trog
     
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    trog, it's also by keeping the same noise level with lower/same temperatures, but i agree, but rather pay $40 for a fan rather than $800 for an Extreme version of a processor. Just my opinion. I went with a Noctua U12P.
     
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    im upgrading from stock, So its okay right? :D Oh and at 30.99 thats gotta be a steal.
     
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    the xigmatek is a great buy. Random saw a 20c drop from last years Zalman model that was rated as number one. I'll have mine tomorrow and its a sweet cooler. Its number one at frostytech for a reason!
     
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    I appreciate your thoughts trog =] but I have more motives for buying a new cooler again, I havent been abled to OC my processor with this AC freezer 64 pro, I was getting temps up to 58C when OC'ed and it BSOD'ed a few times aswell.

    Its too expensive for me to repair my water cooling system ATM.
     

  10. Does it work with the Phenom 9600/Black Edition? In that case, does anyone know if there is a company that sells them in the EU? (I only got a stock cooler when I bought the "combo" from my friend :banghead: ) Please tell me the results when you have got it, I would really like to know more about it from someone around TPU.
     
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    I looked at the compatibility and it says this:

    All AMD Socket AM2 / 754 / 939 / 940 CPU
    Athlon 64 / FX / X2 / Opteron / Sempron
     
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    Just ordered it, i couldn't pass it up for 36$ with shipping. had 50$ visa card from At&t, might as well :)
     
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    i knew it wasnt fashionable.. he he.. a 20C drop from lasts years best is utter absolute bullsh-t..

    and if u get blue screens from something telling u your cpu is at 58 C.. well it aint the 58 C..

    bullsh-t folows bullsh-t and is backed up by more bullsh-t.. jeesh..

    i waste my f-cking time.. but thats a bad habit i have..

    trog
     
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    All right, if you don't believe it then ask the man your self! I was there when it was put on and saw the drops with my two eyes.. how did you see it? Trog, all you do is just go on how you feel and if you don't like it then its b*s*. Whats up? you can't feel that a 36 dollar heat sink is worth the time? so I'm b*s* when I say that my cooler can drop almost 10c at a twist of a nob? I don't think I am since I've shown the facts myself in the extreme ocing club.

    And yes, you do have a bad habit, you just can't take that someone is getting great results without thowing up that purple B*S* flag...

    Plus, what? You just can't talk to a person without throwing bad words around? I'm sorry man, but this is enough for me. You just go on and on and just say everyone isn't as great as you... Mr. Ego, please come down off your pedestal?
     
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    i must disagree.
     
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    hm odd, tell mw what coretemp tells you. If you're using everest, I find it reads 15C too high for the CPU temp. The CPU temp is generally 10C LOWER than the core temp. Take 10c off those temps and they seem right.

    In Coretemp, I get 33c idle and something like 52c load with my cpu at 2.86GHz running 1.4v through it.
    Good buy Duxx and Nick, XIGMATEK is supposed to be really good. And even the 120mm model lighter than the AC Freezer 64 Pro... :wtf:

    Wizardry is afoot!
     
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    Hat, at lease you tried to help the guy out. Unlike others.
     
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    Um.... huh? Trog was just talking about how it's OK to run things a little bit on the warm side...

    As for me, well, just saying stuff that I know... and trying to help out a (potentially) confused individual about his temps! Like I said the Everest CPU temp reads 15c HIGHER than the core temp when it should really read 15c LOWER. CPU temp = core temp -15, but I usually do -10 since it can vary usually between 17 and 13... so I just take 10 to be on the safe side. So my Tcase (CPU IHS temp) is probably really somewhere around 40c.
     
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    Well, Core temp shows an even higher Idle temp, 40C from what speedfan shows of 36C but the core on speedfan shows 39C so everything is ok? I'll test load temps now.
     
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    A screen shot for ya

    My temps running orthos on a stock 4200+ X2:
     

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    yeah hat, but he was saying bs on what I said... and so thats what I went at... and Nick89 your temps are good if thats load... you really don't want to ever hit "MAX" load temps on the cpu ever. Look up what the cut off on the temp is for you cpu and you'll see where you need to be.. I'm not familiar with AMD so I can't help you there. Just find out where the "cut off" is and if your no where near that then your fine..
     
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    Well I think its like somewhere between 67 and 72C for my proc but I'll double check, ALSO let me remind you this is STOCK and I would like to OC it back to 2.6ghz:rolleyes:.
     
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    When you do oc your cpu, I'd go with Coretemp for the simple fact that you don't want to see your temps go above 5c difference.. and that on speed fan is just way out there... and since it looks like your on stock cooling then the xigmatek will hellp you get the oc that you really want with the temps that won't hurt the board... Random was doing loads at all most 100 cap on temps because of us living in florida, but the new cooler helped him out alot. It may not be as big of difference for you, but its sure a hell of a good start on getting those themps down.. And also, believe it or not, cable management, works wonders as well.

    btw: coretemp does tell you your cap on heat, and it is 67c...
     
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    Thank you so much!. Im actually useing a AC Freezer 64 pro not stock cooling, if I was useing stock cooling my proc would have melted:D

    Oh I didnt know that that was the cap TY again btw.
     
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    HDTS1283 blows the AC 64 PRO away... You'll like the cooler, the installation procedures are so simple and the cooler's performance is very good. Moreover the vibration prevention system actually works well.
     
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