Is the OcUK Tech Labs 240mm AiO liquid cooler decent?

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I recently bought a Thermaltake Water 3.0 Riing RGB 240 (£107).

The reviews were positive.

However, under Prime95 load, my i7-6700K (at 4.4 GHz) reaches 70C, which isn't much of an improvement over my Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO's 80C.

Basically, a 10C decrease and a smaller case footprint is not worth £107, to me.

However, Minstadave pointed out the £55 OcUK Tech Labs 240mm Extreme CPU Liquid Cooling Upgrade Bundle to me.

Do you think that AiO kit will also bring the temperatures down to around 70C? If so, a 10C decrease over my 212 EVO and a smaller case footprint could be worth £55 to me.
 
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THe OCuk tech labs AIO is made by Asetek. I have one myself and it does a good job at cooling, and very well built
 
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Personally, unless you simply must have an AIO for aesthetics, I'd look towards the Noctua NH-D15 or Cryorig R1 Ultimate... will perform better.
 
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Personally, unless you simply must have an AIO for aesthetics, I'd look towards the Noctua NH-D15 or Cryorig R1 Ultimate... will perform better.

Cheapest I could find the Noctua NH-D15 is £76.

Cheapest I could find the Cryorig R1 Ultimate is £95.

They not only ugly (to me), they're more expensive than the OcUK AiO liquid cooler above (£55).

EDIT: OcUK charge £10 as the cheapest delivery method, bit steep, perhaps :( Better make that £65, then... :/
 
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As a forum poster you should get free delivery (i believe the threshold is at 100 posts). make sure your OCUK account is linked to your forum account.
 
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theaterix / Minstadave,

Are you using the included Silverstone FQ121WC fans?

If so, are they both running at 1700-1750 RPM at all times? (basically, max)

Mine are, and it's definitely installed perfectly.

They're noisy!

Surely no computer fan is mean to run at 100% speed at all times unless they're cooling something that's overheating.
 
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