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Greetings,
I've recently acquired the following cooler, and was wondering if it was worth it to keep or if I should get something else.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118019

I'll be doing some mild OCing on some a Phenom
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Yea ive got the 92mm version in my web server on a Sempron running a 300Mhz OC and stays 27C all the time. My main rig is WC'd and im impressed with how well the Zalman works
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so is the Zalman better than this cooler:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233029
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so is the Zalman better than this cooler:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233029
I believe Dark night would probably be better of the two, but you should fined some reviews on both.
    
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post #5 of 11
probably works just fine.

im using the 9900 and my idle temps are around 27 and on prime95 at 4.5ghz they max around 63


i have it on max all the time tho.. probably going to add the adapter once i get tired of the noise
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post #6 of 11
Zalman coolers aren't terrible, just significantly overpriced. Since you already have it you might as well use it, though I would strongly advise against purchasing one.
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So then would that zalman be about the same as a 212+ ?

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post #8 of 11
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so is the Zalman better than this cooler:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233029
the dark knight is definitely better than the cnps9700. plus you can switch out the fans for better performance.


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So then would that zalman be about the same as a 212+ ?

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no, not even close.
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[QUOTE=Spade616;15485034

no, not even close.[/QUOTE]

so your saying the 212+ is better?
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Why you dont obtain 212+ push/pull/Corsair A70/CM V6 GT at same range price
Edited by PontiacGTX - 10/28/11 at 10:11am
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