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rule of thumb on changing cooler preference

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System Name Dad
Processor AMD FX8350
Motherboard Asus Crosshair V formula
Cooling CPU- Phanteks PHTC14CS GPU-Arctic accelero 7970
Memory 16GB ( 2x8GB) Gskil DDR3 F2 2400C10-8GTX
Video Card(s) XFX HD 6950 2GB
Storage Sandisk 120GB extreme, seagate baracuda 1TB 7200.14
Display(s) Samsung 2333 23" LCD
Case Dragon rider
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply XFX 750W 80+ bronze
Software Windows x64 Ultimate
Benchmark Scores Wei Proccessor 7.8 ( just got it ) Ram 7.8 Graphics 7.9 Disk drive 7.9
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Hi,
I am looking to improve my system but if it ain't broke , don't fix it.
I have a phenom x4 running at stock 3GHz. occasional OC. next year I want to move up to a faster processor.
My question is at what temperatures should I start about improving my cooling ?
At present I have an Akasa Evo AK-922 with 2 fans in push pull configuration and the MOBO controls the fans. in ambient I get an Idle temp of ~ 33deg C and when running hard with video , it goes up to ~ 50deg C.