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Hey, I need some help finding the best cpu cooler I can get for within 50 dollars. I have found many different "great" cpu heatsinks, but I need to know which one is the best to go with. Any suggestions/ideas?

Also, I am setting $50 as my maximum, so if there is a great cooler that is under $50 and a little worst, but is almost as effective and half the cost, I would rather go with that one.
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CoolerMaster v6 GT
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Coolermaster 212+ highly rated and bang for buck.
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I currently use a rocketfish one that cost 12 dollars shipped. I am oc'd to 4.0 and it idles at under 30c and gaming mid 70's
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JedixJarf View Post
CoolerMaster v6 GT
Apparently there is something wrong with that cooler on 1155. let me see if I can find a link. I think OP is looking for a cooler for his new rig.

EDIT: http://clunk.org.uk/reviews/high-per...11/Page-2.html
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Originally Posted by ThreeT3n View Post
Hey, I need some help finding the best cpu cooler I can get for within 50 dollars. I have found many different "great" cpu heatsinks, but I need to know which one is the best to go with. Any suggestions/ideas?

Also, I am setting $50 as my maximum, so if there is a great cooler that is under $50 and a little worst, but is almost as effective and half the cost, I would rather go with that one.
hmmmm...Just about what Evga's superclcked cpu cooler costs
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CM 212+ with two awesome push pull fans with shrouds.
    
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post #9 of 19
I have a 212+ with Push pull and shrouds costs, like 25 bucks.

DONT get a v6 GT its FAIL.
Edited by iCrap - 5/23/11 at 7:27pm
    
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post #10 of 19
hyper 212+ or scythe mugen 2. Both push/pull. Best bang for your buck. Nothing else compares.
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