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    I dunno, a case with well designed airflow will...

    I dunno, a case with well designed airflow will actually keep the components cooler with the sides installed than off. It depends on the case though..



    One really has to see this installed to...
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    I have installed the cooler! Significant drop...

    I have installed the cooler!

    Significant drop in temp at idle.




    Here's what we see after a few minutes of multiple instances of handbrake using up 100% of all 4 cores..
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    I may have an old tube of arctic silver around......

    I may have an old tube of arctic silver around...

    I used to build, rebuild, rig, modify, etc machines quite often. However, these days I only do something maybe once a year and I keep finding...
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    Probably arctic silver, it's what I've used in...

    Probably arctic silver, it's what I've used in the past. I see there are some new compounds out there but I don't know a lot about them.
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    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N8...

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103057 thoughts on that one?

    I was looking at some 120mm coolers that sit flat on the motherboard, but those are going to block one of my...
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    Quite a drop in temp now that it has been sitting...

    Quite a drop in temp now that it has been sitting for a little while without doing any real work.




    I dunno, I'm waffling. On one hand it probably won't burn up... on the other I'd really...
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    I suppose so... now that I convert it to...

    I suppose so... now that I convert it to frenheight it doesn't seem as scary. I used to run Athlon MPs that hot many years ago. Got used to seeing CPU temps around 100F for too long.
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    I want something I can drop in and not worry...

    I want something I can drop in and not worry about/ check on for 6mo- a year. This is a machine that is never turned off or messed with for the most part.
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    This guy has positive reviews... ...

    This guy has positive reviews...
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835118003
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    CPU Cooler for Socket LGA1156 system

    Anyone have one they know works good? Looking for something simple and reliable that will do better than the OEM intel cooler.

    This will be cooling my file server's CPU which is a core i5 760. ...
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