CPU coolers

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  1. 03hdfatboy

    03hdfatboy Banned

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    What CPU cooler are you using and what are your temps?
    I'm using a Vigor gaming 92mm Monsoon II and I've been happy with it for over a year but here lately my temps have been above "my" normal. :confused:
    I've checked my fan speed and all that, so I'm kinda wondering if it might be going bad. I know how that sounds but mine is a Thermal Electric so it's not just a heatsink and fan combo.
    Idle 38*
    Heavy Load 3DMark06 during 1st CPU test 59* [​IMG]

    When I first got it my temps:
    Idle 29*
    Heavy Load 3DMark06 during 1st CPU test 42* [​IMG]
     
  2. kemical

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    I use a Scythe Samurai which whilst not an extreme cooler, it does the job very well.
    Temps range from 28c idle to 52c max load using prime95.

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    Here's what the beast looks like...
     
  3. 03hdfatboy

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    Here is what I have in mind to replace it...
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    I'm also considering this one but it is x2 the price :(
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    Both look decent coolers. have you tried checking reviews?
     
  6. lorenkjr1

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    Well pick one and I will go buy the same, that we can have twice the fun, right? Actually my core's have come down quite a bit lately. But, since I have the money handy I might as well get this project finished.
     
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    I read the reviews on them both and decided on the freezer pro 7. It's reviews were just as good at half the price. Plus I have the older version on Frank-n-Stine :D
     
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    I on my HP a6300f which is a 775 socket right? Thanks. Oh I need anything else?
     
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    Yes I went to HP's site and this is what I found...
    Pentium E2180 (C) 2.0 GHz
    • 800 MHz front side bus
    • Socket 775
     
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    Thats the one. Do I need any grease or anything like that? And will order shortly.
     
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    Already done and I hope there's a big difference.
     
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    Got mine in to today..now I gotta burn in my Arctic Silver Ceramique :D
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    It's a lot smaller than my old one. :eek:
     
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    I got Everest stressing my CPU and the temp has been fairly steady at 53*c
    I'm thinking about letting it run all night to see if it will go down after it gets burned in good.
     
  15. lorenkjr1

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    Well no matter what I can't be happier. The temp's stay nice and steady all day and all night. No more shall we say mood swings here. Since I trust your judgement in these matters, let me know if you get more goodies!!!!!
     

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