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Windows 7: Would you consider it an upgrade if.. (closed loop water cooling)

19 Feb 2013   #1
Erick Aguilar

Windows 7 professional X64
 
 
Would you consider it an upgrade if.. (closed loop water cooling)

Well, I currently have a CM N520 with my A10-5800K.
I tried to overclock it, but it seems my cooler was not able to bring down the temperatures going past 4.3GHZ. Getting incredibly close to 70C, and that's my limit.

I was able if a closed loop cooling kit such as Corsairs H70 or Antech Kuhler 920 would be a good investment in terms of cooling performance over my N520?

Thanks for your time and opinions.


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26 Feb 2013   #2
tinmar49

w7 ult 64 and w7 hp 64 X 2 mint 64 8.1 64 10wtp 64
 
 

These coolers would do the trick, just make sure that your case has a 120 mm exhaust fan that you can replace with the rad/fans. Personally I would set the fans to blow the hot exhaust out of the case so as not to overheat everything else.
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26 Feb 2013   #3
Erick Aguilar

Windows 7 professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tinmar49 View Post
These coolers would do the trick, just make sure that your case has a 120 mm exhaust fan that you can replace with the rad/fans. Personally I would set the fans to blow the hot exhaust out of the case so as not to overheat everything else.
Thanks, but I decided to go with a Noctua NH-D14 instead.
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02 Mar 2013   #4
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Hard to beat the Noctua product and design but for your future consideration look and read about this new bad boy.
Swiftech H220 - CPU Liquid Cooling Systems CPU Cooler VGA Water Block Heatsink Pump Radiator Heat Exchanger Kit
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