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I'm planning to overclock my phenom 955 since BF3 is comming. I know that the black friday is coming (not seems in canada ) and I was wondering which cpu air cooler should I buy. I read some thread, and it look like that the CM hyper 212+ is coming often...
Last week, at Canada computer (micro center of Canada), the CM V8 was 29.99$.
So should I wait to buy a better cooler then the 212+ or I should grab one now?

CM 212 evo 29.99 - http://www.canadacomputers.com/produ...item_id=042095
CM 212+ 26.99 - http://www.canadacomputers.com/produ...item_id=025125


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Cpu air cooler
Budget MAXIMUM 35$ +tax
I can get deal on newegg.ca, ncix.com and canada computer
Edited by adgame - 10/3/11 at 9:03pm
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post #2 of 15
The Hyper 212+ should ddo you very well, But i recommend the Noctua NH-D14
http://www.canadacomputers.com/produ...item_id=031533
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Yeah of course I have 75$ to spend on old amd phenom...
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Friends recommended to wait until black friday...
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post #5 of 15
If you want something now, a hyper 212 will do just fine.

I would wait for black Friday though to see the better deals. I would make sure the taller air coolers would fit in your case though.
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Yeah, a normal 6.3 inches heatsink should fit in my overrated antec three hundred
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Its a bit overbudget, but it should perform a bit better then the 212+.
I might look at it on the black friday
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post #9 of 15
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Originally Posted by adgame View Post
Yeah of course I have 75$ to spend on old amd phenom...
It may not have been released yesterday, but come on...

http://canadacomputers.com/product_i...item_id=027383

If you're wanting to overclock a 125w processor that currently sells for $120, at least spend a little: http://www.canadacomputers.com/produ...item_id=029969
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Its a bit overbudget, but it should perform a bit better then the 212+.
I might look at it on the black friday
Have a look at Zalman coolers in the $30 range.
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