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Question Will this cooler work for an AMD 3950X?

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I'm going to be buying an AMD Ryzen 9 3950X CPU for a new computer I'm building. Currently I have a Cooler Master liquid LC120E cooler I'm using in my current computer. Would this cooler be acceptable for cooling this new CPU? I'm not planning on doing any overclocking on this processor, but if I do it will be very minimal.


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Furzumz

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Can confirm from personal experience a 120mm AIO isn't a good idea. They can work great on less demanding chips but my corsair h55 pegs my 3900x at 95c after 4 or 5 passes in cinebnech

I can get away with playing something like Battlefront 2 at 80c but anything that would put it under heavy load would completely floor it at 90c+
 

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