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Worth it to upgrade my cpu cooler?

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    You should get a Xigmatek S1283, its better than anything out right now.
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    What are your temps like now?
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    room temp 30
    cpu 39
    motherboard 41


    (bought a new Lian-Li PC-G7 case recently)
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    That's a little warm, what are your core temps? The artic freezer 7 is by no means the best cooler, but it is plenty adaquate in most circumstances. I know I only push 60C on my cores when I get up to 4ghz w/ 1.5v, other than that I am comfertably cool all the time. Even w/ a better cooler, I wouldn't be able to push it further than I can w/ my hardware (vdroop :banghead:), and likely the same is true in this case. Still, if you got the dough and want something new, like shadow said a xigametek hdt seem to be your best bet for the price.
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    core temps 38-39 , my cpu temp is always a little hotter then the core temps

    room temp 30-31c
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    Those are idle right? So like 50C or something on load? That's fine, won't get a whole lot better on air. Maybe 5-8C or so, but like I said, performance wise that's not gonna make a difference. If your wanting to make this chip last 10 years or so then maybe, or if your looking for better aesthetic, otherwise I wouldn't bother.
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    So actually you are saying that it is not worth to buy another cooler since another cooler cannot make my cpu much cooler then it is now.


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    Well, I'm saying that even if it does make it cooler it won't be much cooler, and there won't really be any noticeable benefit to it except for possibly slightly slower degredation, which shouldn't matter b/c the chips last quite a long time anyway.
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    Which sunbeam cooler is that ?
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    Sunbeam sells a HDT cooler, their core contact. Get that instead of the tuniq tower... that sunbeam cooler wipes the floor agains all the other coolers out there.
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    and what about water cooling or water cooling is not so quiet is it?

    I like silent yet cool, is there any "perfect" cooling solution out there?
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    Would you have a link?
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