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AMD FX 6300 + Corsair H100?

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December 1, 2012 2:10:08 PM

Hey guys. I'm going to be purchasing the FX 6300

link:
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=76934&promoid=1310

Its $129.99 at the moment.

I plan to over clock this bad boy, so what do you think of the corsair h100 for keeping it cool?

link:
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=61380&vpn=CWCH100&man...

I plan on installing it in the Corsair 650D Mid tower case. So tell me what you think :) 
If you have a better cooling solution please tell me. Also provide links from ncix.ca if possible. I could consider going Non water cooling depending on the price and the quality cooler.

Thanks in Advance.

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December 1, 2012 2:20:24 PM

I really don't think you should use an expensive cooler on a cpu like the h100. You might as well forget the h100 and the 6300 and get a 3570k with the money saved.

If you do want to purchase the fx-6300 then I wouldn't go higher on the cpu cooler than a hyper 212 or a H60.
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December 1, 2012 2:31:34 PM

jaideep1337 said:
I really don't think you should use an expensive cooler on a cpu like the h100. You might as well forget the h100 and the 6300 and get a 3570k with the money saved.

If you do want to purchase the fx-6300 then I wouldn't go higher on the cpu cooler than a hyper 212 or a H60.

For once, I am actually happy you brought up Intel. What makes intel cpu's faster? I never really understood this :/ 

Is it the cache? because the fx 6300 has more cache. Is it the GHZ? Because thefx 6300 has 3.5GHZ while the i5 3570k has 3.4. I know a little bit about intel's hyperthreading, however I heard that he i5 cpu's do not use hyperthreading. So what makes the i5 3570k cpu faster? I plan on over clocking the fx 6300.
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December 1, 2012 2:33:58 PM

My coolermaster hyper 212 keeps my fx 8320 cool at 4.5ghz, I dont think you should spend that much on something you dont need.
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December 1, 2012 2:37:02 PM

Don't compare the architecture of the amd and intel just on the ghz or cache/cores...

See this : http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/699?vs=701

The intel is much more better in everything (multi-threading/games/video editing, ect.)
And just about every i5 sandy/ivybridge.
Just get an i5-3570k or i5-3470+ hyper 212 evo
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December 1, 2012 2:43:54 PM


LOL @ Intel Fan Boys

No real need for water. Good air is good.

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