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Upgrading from air to water cooling

  • Water Cooling
  • AMD
  • Corsair
  • Phenom
  • Overclocking
Last response: in Overclocking
June 11, 2012 11:53:27 PM

Does it worth upgrading from noctua NH-D14

to the Corsair Hydro Series H100

AMD Phenom X6 1100T runing at 3.8GHz.


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a c 481 K Overclocking
June 12, 2012 12:57:25 AM


You are looking at somewhat similar performance. For the H100 to out-perform the better air coolers out there (and only by 1-2C at most) you need to run fans on HIGH...often in push/pull requiring you to buy 2 additional fans.

For the price of an H100 + 2 additional fans, you are smack in the center of some XSPC entry level watercooling kits which will perform much better.

IMO- H100 isn't worth the cost for what it seems you are wanting.