Posted 20 February 2012 - 05:10 PM
theres some debate on that depending on who you ask, I tend to think that most CPUs have an effective temperature that they perform the best in. With that being said, overcooling definitly wont hurt the CPU-I had a friend with a CPU on a liquid cooled system that run in the negative degree temperature, and he liked it. And if your planning on overclocking, the better cooling you have the better-because even if its "to cool" at stock, that temp will rise once overclocked.
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