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HSF or Cooler for AMD Athlon II X4 630

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Hi,

I know nothing about HSF or cooler for AMD. My friend need advice on cooler or HSF for his AMD Athlon II X4 630 (price under USD 40). For now, he is still using stock cooler and core temp reach 80'celcius..

Thanks for the attention..
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I would suggest doing some research before you dive into something as important as cooling.
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CM Hyper 212+ for a cheap cooler

Scythe Mugen 2/3 for a cheap OC capable cooler

All air coolers are the same (take heat away from the CPU) but they perform differently and are priced differently and for different reasons...why not advise him to get the same cooler you have?
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I would suggest doing some research before you dive into something as important as cooling.
Yes I did some research. But due to his limited budget, i found it hard to comply to his request.

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CM Hyper 212+ for a cheap cooler

Scythe Mugen 2/3 for a cheap OC capable cooler

All air coolers are the same (take heat away from the CPU) but they perform differently and are priced differently and for different reasons...why not advise him to get the same cooler you have?
The hyper 212+ and Thermolab Bada already in my list, do they include the HSF brackets for AMD processor?

I'd already advice him to wait and save some money until he can get a decent and better HSF, but he wouldn't listen..
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