Weekend Open Forum: Do you use a custom cooler?

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-Custom water cooling system running an I7-930 @4.4ghz 24/7 at 29 degrees Celsius
It was worth every penny.
 
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Guest

I use a Scythe Mugen 2 Rev. A on a i7-920 oc'd to 3.20ghz-35° Celsius at idle 54° Celsius at full load. Currently using IC Diamond thermal compound.
 
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Using a Corsair H60 w/2 Noctua NF-P12-1300 in Push/Pull. Idles around 31C with max prime95 load around 51c. Gaming load temperaturs usually around 41c to 45c
 
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Guest

got my x6-1100T @ 4ghz on a thermaltake Frio, amazing aftermarket cooler keeps it 30c idle & 52c load. these 6 cores NEED an aftermarket cooler to overclock, they get hot as hell!
 

Pudg

TS Rookie
AMD x2 555 . ITX mb small case.. was running in the 65+C I added a small fan vertical beside the heat sink connected as the system fan it dropped the temp to 36C and runs up to 45C.
 

Arris

TS Evangelist
I've used custom coolers since the Athlon Tbird 1.4Ghz (ThermalRight SLK-800).
Currently using a Corsair H50 Sealed Loop water cooler system to cool a i7 2600K.
 

SINEKT

TS Rookie
Definitely locked on Zalman's 100% copper coolers. Copper has twice the thermal conductivity of aluminum and this means real tangible results.

I have the mother of crowded cases, with 4 sata drives, 2 video cards, 3 other PCI cards (tuner, WiFi, audio), especially the drives and video cards generating a lot of heat. I'm lucky my case has one of those huge 10-inch side-fans that creates a lot of wind, otherwise I'd be toast.

Practical example: brand-new nVidia fanless card - over 100 degrees Celsius in games. Changed cooler with Zalman VF700 Cu, ~40-45 degrees Celsius in games. :D