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#1 Magnarider

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Posted 13 June 2015 - 07:23 PM

I have a i7 4790k , MSI Z97A Gaming 7 MOBO 850 watt PSU  GTX 960 I use this for gaming lately I have been hitting temps of 88 Cel. with a stock Intel cooler so I need to upgrade my cooling system. I have a Mid tower and limited room and dont want to spend alot Any ideas on what I should buy Liquid opr water?
 
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Posted 13 June 2015 - 07:34 PM

Look over the tests on coolers there are several, there are a few that come close to water without the fear of it peeing in your machine.

 

P.S> case fans also make a big difference!


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Posted 13 June 2015 - 07:51 PM

I have 3 case fans Front Back and top mounted. Can you suggesta good air cooler? Thanks I have a Zalman Z9 U3 case



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Posted 13 June 2015 - 08:35 PM

I would start here then do the same with water you be the judge.

 

https://www.google.com/search?q=best+air+CPU+Coolers&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8


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Posted 13 June 2015 - 08:36 PM

I have already done that and I cant make my mnd up.



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Posted 15 June 2015 - 09:57 AM

Well you won't be disappointed in the performance of a noctua cooler.  So my suggestion is this one



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Posted 15 June 2015 - 10:11 AM

I actually just ordered a Phanteks PH TC12DX






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