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I've been running my i7-6700K overclocked at 4.6 GHz since shortly after I installed the CPU and motherboard in my PC. My 6700K has been cooled by a Corsair H100i V2 AIO liquid cooler for over a year. I noticed that my i7 6700K's temperatures seemed to be a bit higher than they use to be while gaming. The CPU temperatures were a lot higher than they use to be while running benchmarks. I heard that Intel's' stock TIM(Thermal Interface Material) between the CPU die and the heat spreader can lose some of its ability to transfer heat over time, especially on overclocked CPUs. So, I ordered th
As there is a never ending torrent of computer build threads in this subforum, rather than bounce between threads, I thought that perhaps a couple of reference builds could provide a nice starting point for these types of discussions. The goal of these builds are five-fold: • Cheap as sensible • Plays everything on the market at medium settings without upgrades • Upgradable to high settings without waste • Excels at World of Tanks (both pre-Havok and post-Havok) • Future proof for three years I don't plan to chase sale prices in this thread. I will only list a build price, which