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Originally Posted by Qasual;15229338 
Yeah really, and sometime the A70 with two fan goes on sale for $30. I should know, my A50 was for $20

http://www.overclock.net/online-deals/1134795-newegg-corsair-a70-23-99-after.html

It is on sale now for $24, better deal than the 212+

Also, where are you buying it from that charges $50 for a 212+????
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Originally Posted by GuardianDuo;15229491 
http://www.overclock.net/online-deals/1134795-newegg-corsair-a70-23-99-after.html

It is on sale now for $24, better deal than the 212+

Also, where are you buying it from that charges $50 for a 212+????

I think he was under the impression that you could use more than one CPU cooler at a time...
post #23 of 46
I'm currently using a Hyper 212+ on my 955 (C2) @ 3.8GHz and I get Max temps under load of 47C/117F. The Hyper 212+ is a great budget cooler IMO.

EDIT: I am also using an addtional 120mm fan on the cooler in a Push/Pull Config.
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post #24 of 46
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I'm currently using a Hyper 212+ on my 955 (C2) @ 3.8GHz and I get Max temps under load of 47C/117F. The Hyper 212+ is a great budget cooler IMO.

EDIT: I am also using an addtional 120mm fan on the cooler in a Push/Pull Config.

OP.
One 212+ and a decent 120mm fan set up in push/pull and you are set.
Add on another $8 for some Shin Etsu thermal paste and you will be golden.
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Push and pull configuration? No idea what that is. Ill look into the thermal paste. This is way over my 600 dollar budget

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Push and pull configuration? No idea what that is. Ill look into the thermal paste. This is way over my 600 dollar budget

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Push/Pull just means one fan sucks air into the sink and the other pulls it out the other side.
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Any guides telling how to do that?

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Push Pull Simply means Two fans on the Cooler (One on each side). One is effectively an Intake and the other an exhaust.
 
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post #29 of 46
The Hyper 212+ comes with instructions on how to attach the Fan to the Heatsink. It also comes complete with the brackets and anti-vibration pads for two fans, so all you need to do is purchase a second 120mm fan for it (I used a CoolerMaster to keep it consistent and guarantee fit).
 
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post #30 of 46
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I was thinking of getting the corsair a70 since its already a dual fan setup. Does that have instructions as well.

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