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Just a quick question guys. So i was wondering what a good aircooler for a 2500K around 4.5ghz would be? It is on a budget so nothing over $40. Thanks.
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CM Hyper 212+

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103065

4.5Ghz doesn't usually produce too much heat for a 2500K
    
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Originally Posted by MrTOOSHORT View Post
CM Hyper 212+

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103065

4.5Ghz doesn't usually produce too much heat for a 2500K
This and only this! For 40$ can't beat it
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$10 cheaper on amazon and no tax
Edited by Badwrench - 4/30/11 at 6:09pm
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get it from amazon for 29.99
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I got a cooler master v8...
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I got a cooler master v8...
Dont do this, and dont get an H50/60/70...subpar overpriced gimiks. There are coolers for the SAME price and cool better, and for a little bit more you can get a air cooler that blows them out of the water.
Silver Arrow/D-14 are the king kong of cooling without going full blown water loop.
Megahelms is a good one too, not far behind the S/A and d-14
As far as I can tell the Archon cooler is in the same performance group as mega.
I would use a CM212+ with AP-XX fans befor getting a V8. Hope this helps

google some reviews for your self, V8 isnt all its cracked up to be for the price.
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i know the 212+ is good but any other suggestions?
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Scythe Mine 2 is a "Decent" cooler, I use the wrod loosly as I have no real experiance with it and reviews are all over the map. Its a "ture" twin tower design like the Silver Arrow/D-14. From what I can tell, If you use a second or third fan this cooler really start's so grow a pair of brass clacker's. Reason I suggest it is all the OCN.net members i have seen that use it will defend it to the death it seems. I would think about Mine 2 with a second fan if the hyper 212+ dosnt do it for you.

EDIT: sorry OP I totaly spaced off you wanna keep it fo 40 bucks...Mine 2 is MSRP at 59.99 USDM, might be able to catch it on sail but its over budget...I think the Cooler master Hyper 212+ and a second stock fan(when I bought mine local it was 35 for the cooler and second fan) along with some ICDiamon TIM. I used this combo on my rig and temps where good..
Edited by KhaoticKomputing - 4/30/11 at 7:26pm
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i know the 212+ is good but any other suggestions?
The Scythe Mugen 2 is MUCH better than the Hyper 212+ when it comes to cooling and better when it comes to noise. With the Core i5 2500K at 1.4V at 5GHz I've seen users get 65C. At the same voltage you're looking at 75C with the Hyper 212+. That, and it's quiet at 46dBA on full load. For $40, you simply can't go wrong with it. Link
    
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