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Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo or Closed Loop Liquid Cooler?

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February 27, 2013 7:42:25 PM

My temps on my AMD FX - 6100 have increased a lot since I replaced my stock cooler with the CoolIT ECO A.L.C.
What would be better for keeping my CPU cool and giving me a little head room for a mild overclock later on the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo or something like the Corsair H60 or even something different?
Any and all suggestions/advice is welcome and appreciated.
February 27, 2013 9:18:01 PM

What are idle and load temps with the CoolIT ECO A.L.C.?

Are you 100% sure your waterblock is firmly connected/mounted to the CPU? What thermal compound did you use?

It seems rather odd for a CLC to do worse than the OEM cooler.
February 28, 2013 5:39:27 AM

For a reference, I put together a PC for my brother with the Hyper 212+ (not the evo) with an fx 6100 and an Antec P280 case. His load temps were 58C. This was a full time overclock of 4.2ghz on all cores. The paste the cooler came with was used.
Hopefully this info will help you make your decision better.
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February 28, 2013 9:56:48 AM

My idle temps are around 25 degrees and full load in prime95 topped at 48 with the CLC and with my stock cooler I was getting idle temps of 7 - 12 degrees and full load again with prime95 of 40 - 44.
The thermal paste is the pre-applied stuff that came with the CLC and its right up against my CPU.
February 28, 2013 5:32:37 PM

Your temps are currently quite good. Unless your original temps were taken in a freezer, they could not be accurate. I suspect a sensor error that is no longer an issue. Your temps are good.
July 29, 2013 4:19:56 PM

I know this thread is old, but I have an FX-6200 and the stock cooler idles me around 6-15c during the winter when my room is a little cool, and around 18-28c idling during the summer. Either AMD is tampering with something on purpose, or those are the true temperatures.
July 29, 2013 6:09:00 PM

The CPU will never be cooler (in temperature) than the air temperature of the room (using an air cooler).
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