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need a ~$60 hsf for a friend. what is the best for this price?

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

assuming air cooled is okay with you, this saves him some cash. if you want a noctua or a silver arrow, they are gonna cost more than $60.
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i dont want to get into water cooling yet, so air cooling is what i want. i saw that hyper 212+ but i can spend more than that.
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The Prolimatech Megahalems, and Thermaltake Frio are the first two that come to mind for me. Keep in mind that the Megahalems does not come with fans. So I guess that pushes the price over $60. I consider the fact that it comes without fans a plus since many heatsinks ship with crap fans.
    
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post #7 of 21
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/thsiarforam.html

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835608018

these are about as good as you can get air cooled... but a tad bit north of $60.
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post #9 of 21
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Originally Posted by dutchgenius View Post
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/thsiarforam.html

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835608018

these are about as good as you can get air cooled... but a tad bit north of $60.
That Silver Arrow for $70 is the best deal listed so far! But if your friend is not planning on overclocking then this is complete overkill. If your friend is not going to overclock just get a hyper 212+.
    
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post #10 of 21
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well he is overclocking so what would be better the hyper 212+ or the frio?
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