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post #11 of 32
This is why overhyping ONE product (that's actually a rip off of previous products) is bad.

Get the Xigmatek S1283. It's identical to the Hyper 212+, but it was made first. It's only $29.99 free shipping.
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post #12 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
This is why overhyping ONE product (that's actually a rip off of previous products) is bad.

Get the Xigmatek S1283. It's identical to the Hyper 212+, but it was made first. It's only $29.99 free shipping.
I am actually pretty sure the A50 is based of that one too. I think xigmatek it is the OEM for it. The corsair is cheaper too!
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post #13 of 32
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Originally Posted by killeraxemannic View Post
I have the corsair A50 and its currently $22 on amazon. It cools better than my roomates 212+ We both have the same board and 2500k's and mine runs about 8 deg cooler than his running a tad bit more voltage than he is. Its a fantastic cooler for the money! I would highly recommend it even over the hyper 212+

Amazon.com: Corsair Air Series A50 Performance CPU Cooler CAFA50: Electronics
I recommended this too on, but seems like you don't have to hassle with rebates compared to neweg.com
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post #14 of 32
Find another online website that sells the Hyper 212+. In Canada, theres newegg.ca that is selling it for 40$. On directcanada.com, theyre selling it for 22$!
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post #15 of 32
a50/a70 or n520 are good alternativites

above $25-25 is too much for the 212+
post #16 of 32
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Originally Posted by coelacanth View Post
. . . Maybe Check out Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev. 2, . . .
Never. Ever. Get that heatsink. A terrible mistake. It was the first heatsink I ever bought. Noisy and limited in its cooling capacity. Stay away.
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post #17 of 32
At Fry's and J&R electronics the Hyper 212+ is 24.99. If you have either of those near you.

Also the antec h20 cooler (newer version of H50) is 54.99 at amazon right now
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post #18 of 32
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Never. Ever. Get that heatsink. A terrible mistake. It was the first heatsink I ever bought. Noisy and limited in its cooling capacity. Stay away.
Haha good to know. I only pointed it out because it's cheap and has good reviews on Newegg. No personal experience.

I've been rocking a Zalman CNPS9700 LED for years now. I've had it on AMD 3500+, FX55, Opteron 180 Denmark, C2D E8400, and now i7-950. It's the longest-serving component I have.
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post #19 of 32
is the A50 better then the 212+? Not liking the temps i get with my 212, @ 3.4ghz 1.43v.. lol 77 lmax load
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post #20 of 32
Mugen 2 is a fantastic cooler. Personally I think it performs better than the 212+. Also they are about $40 brand new. You can usually find them open box on newegg too for cheap.

Cant go wrong with the mugen 2. Also if you had your heart set on the 212+, you might be able to get one from the cm refurb store for like $20 or so.
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