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    Zalman CNPS9900MAX-B
 
post #1 of 6
Thread Starter 
Hey guys, I've decided to get a new cooler for my AMD 965 X4 Phenom II in the Rosewill Challenger case. My board is as follows; ASUS M4A88T-V EVO/USB3. The two coolers i have narrowed my choice down to is the Scythe Mine 2 or the Zalman CNPS9900MAX-B. So any advice is greatly welcomed and if you want any more information please feel free to ask!
post #2 of 6
Neither. Add the few extra bucks and get the Noctua NH-D14. A much better cooler than either of those. Arguably the best aircooler on the market.

However, best bang for the buck Coolermaster Hyper 212

However, you can't go wrong with the Xigmatek SD1283 $4.99 after MIR.
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post #3 of 6
Thread Starter 
Well I remember reading a review that said the zalman is actually a better cooler than that of the D14. Link
post #4 of 6
go for a Noctua NH-D14 a or the zalman is a open option whats ur config pls mention in ur sign it will be easier for the members to help u out smile.gif for a phenom II 965 a Noctua NH-D14 is enough to reach ~4.oo Ghz + with ease smile.gif
post #5 of 6
Thread Starter 
Thanks for all the input! Decided to go ahead and spend the extra $$ and buy the D14. Might as well, should last me quite awhile.
post #6 of 6
happy overclock buddy smile.gif and congo for the new cooler smile.gif
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