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i have an old evga nForce 680i that has a very noisy hsf. can anyone recommend a decent air cooler for a socket 775?

- it needs to be cheap, this is very important
- needs to be very quiet, equally important. i dont mind low rpms. this is a computer for my relative so there will be no crazy overclocks.
- it doesnt have to be top of the line cooler.

right now i am looking at the cooler master gemini II S http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103046 but i am open to any other suggestions. thanks guys.
Edited by Nethermir - 7/27/11 at 9:30am
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post #2 of 9
This will get the job done:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103039
Edited by UsedPaperclip - 7/27/11 at 9:30am
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If going for ultimate cheap: Refurb CM hyper212+ $16+$5 s&h

If you have the room, this is the way to go. It is cheap and performs well.
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post #4 of 9
I would go for a hyper 212+ for 25 bucks
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065

Edit: Badwrench beat me to it
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post #5 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Badwrench;14365681 
If going for ultimate cheap: Refurb CM hyper212+ $16+$5 s&h

If you have the room, this is the way to go. It is cheap and performs well.

I second this if you have room.
post #6 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Badwrench;14365681 
If going for ultimate cheap: Refurb CM hyper212+ $16+$5 s&h

If you have the room, this is the way to go. It is cheap and performs well.

Seconded, really good VFM cooler that.
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post #7 of 9
Thread Starter 
i was about to say no hyper 212+ lol. im kinda sick of it because i have used it countless times. it is cheap and one of the best though cheers.gif

any other recommendations other than 212+? again i need a cheap and silent hsf, even if it is not the best.
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post #8 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Badwrench;14365681 
If going for ultimate cheap: Refurb CM hyper212+ $16+$5 s&h

If you have the room, this is the way to go. It is cheap and performs well.

How in the hell do you refurbish a cpu cooler?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BababooeyHTJ;14367758 
How in the hell do you refurbish a cpu cooler?

Replace a DOA fan, replace a part that has a scratch, etc...
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