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Want A New AIO Cooler

Postby DJ Tucker » Sat Sep 19, 2015 2:09 pm

What is the best 120mm/140mm AIO cooler on the market regardless of price. I want to over the hell out of my i5 3570k and get the best temps possible. I get 74c on core 2 and 3 and 68c on core 1 and 4 while at 4.5ghz @ 1.3v
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Processor: Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.8Ghz @ 1.376v With LEPA Exllusion 240 Mod
Memory: 16Gb Corsair Vengeance Pro 1866Mhz 10-10-10-24-1T
Hard Drive: SanDisk X110 128Gb OS Sandisk X210 512Gb Gaming
Video Card: Inno3d GTX 1070 Black Hybrid 2050/9000 @ 1.094v
Monitor: AOC G2460VQ6
Operating System: Windows 10 64 bit Pro
Motherboard: ASRock Extreme 6 Z77
Case: Lian Li DK-Q2X with Corsair HX1050 PSU

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Re: Want A New AIO Cooler

Postby Tech_Greek » Mon Sep 21, 2015 1:11 pm

If you can look past Corsair's sketchy software (that is slowly getting better)...I recommend them versus everything I've dealt with so far (as far as AIO goes). The majority of them use the same radiators with different fans and logos on them from what I've seen.

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Re: Want A New AIO Cooler

Postby DJ Tucker » Mon Sep 21, 2015 1:47 pm

I had a look at cooler master nepton 120xl. it seems the best 120mm AIO water cooler for both price and performance. it seems it would be a good 5-6c cooler than my zalman lq315.
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Processor: Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.8Ghz @ 1.376v With LEPA Exllusion 240 Mod
Memory: 16Gb Corsair Vengeance Pro 1866Mhz 10-10-10-24-1T
Hard Drive: SanDisk X110 128Gb OS Sandisk X210 512Gb Gaming
Video Card: Inno3d GTX 1070 Black Hybrid 2050/9000 @ 1.094v
Monitor: AOC G2460VQ6
Operating System: Windows 10 64 bit Pro
Motherboard: ASRock Extreme 6 Z77
Case: Lian Li DK-Q2X with Corsair HX1050 PSU

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Re: Want A New AIO Cooler

Postby Tech_Greek » Tue Sep 22, 2015 5:12 am

I had my 3570k @ 5.0 Ghz with an H100i doing 5-65* on all cores, but I upgraded the fans (and had them in a push pull configuration).

It's a shame I sold parted it out and sold it all to build a new rig, that was a great chip :(

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Re: Want A New AIO Cooler

Postby Tech_Greek » Tue Sep 22, 2015 5:13 am

The build for reference! I've come a long way since I first joined LR years and years ago! :D

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Re: Want A New AIO Cooler

Postby DJ Tucker » Tue Sep 22, 2015 3:35 pm

that is one nice system tech. I have researched and found that the cooler master nepton 140xl performs better and I can get it for only £45 brand new as supposed to £75 retail due to a discount :) sold to me :lol:
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Processor: Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.8Ghz @ 1.376v With LEPA Exllusion 240 Mod
Memory: 16Gb Corsair Vengeance Pro 1866Mhz 10-10-10-24-1T
Hard Drive: SanDisk X110 128Gb OS Sandisk X210 512Gb Gaming
Video Card: Inno3d GTX 1070 Black Hybrid 2050/9000 @ 1.094v
Monitor: AOC G2460VQ6
Operating System: Windows 10 64 bit Pro
Motherboard: ASRock Extreme 6 Z77
Case: Lian Li DK-Q2X with Corsair HX1050 PSU

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Re: Want A New AIO Cooler

Postby Tech_Greek » Wed Sep 23, 2015 5:46 am

Thank you!

Discounts for the win, I'm happy as long as it is under water! :D Most of the pumps are just OEM Asetek with a different brand logo/fan on it, so in the end it doesn't really matter THAT much.

I intend on building a rig like above, but better, with a custom loop setup next (and all individually sleeved wires).

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Re: Want A New AIO Cooler

Postby DJ Tucker » Wed Sep 23, 2015 12:38 pm

I would love to do that one day but with a full time job and kids soon need to focus my priorities there instead :)
Annihilator V3.0
Processor: Intel Core i7 2600k @ 4.8Ghz @ 1.376v With LEPA Exllusion 240 Mod
Memory: 16Gb Corsair Vengeance Pro 1866Mhz 10-10-10-24-1T
Hard Drive: SanDisk X110 128Gb OS Sandisk X210 512Gb Gaming
Video Card: Inno3d GTX 1070 Black Hybrid 2050/9000 @ 1.094v
Monitor: AOC G2460VQ6
Operating System: Windows 10 64 bit Pro
Motherboard: ASRock Extreme 6 Z77
Case: Lian Li DK-Q2X with Corsair HX1050 PSU


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