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What cpu cooler? air vs water?

I’m building a new pc as soon as ivy bridge is released and I’m going to be over clocking but I don’t know what cpu cooler to get, i like the look of the corsair h60 water cooler, but I’m not sure if that is the best for the money. Any ideas?

i have a cm storm enforcer case and if you recommend water cooling it needs to be a 120mm fan and radiator.

cheers tom.
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  1. The better air coolers in the same price range as H60 can usually outperform it.
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  3. It's a pretty good choice. Maybe one notch below the Frio... still competitive with the H60.
  4. What kind of overclocking are we talking about? How high? I suggest you start off with a 212+, then move over to the higher end stuff. Higher end, meaning a custom water cooling loop.
  5. i would like to get up to about 4ghz, do you think that the 212+ would handle that the air flow in my case is very good (200mm intake, 200mm top exhaust and 120mm rear exhaust) also my room is never warmer than 20 degrees.
  6. Best answer selected by mercer95.
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