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post #1 of 16
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hi peeps im after a very cheap and quite cooler for a athlon 64 6000+ it has the stock cooler on it at the moment , and is very noisy so im after the cheapest cooler i can get . the case is normal size case so the size of the cooler wont be a problem
post #2 of 16
I have an Alpine 64 PLUS never used.
http://deviceunknown.com/?p=1892
http://www.ocaholic.ch/xoops/html/modules/smartsection/item.php?itemid=758&sel_lang=english
http://www.neoseeker.com/resourcelink.html?rid=218367
post #3 of 16
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looks good and easy to fit
post #4 of 16
Yeah. Nothing fancy but better than stock both cooling and noise level. Assume you could run it PWM and setup so fan will run slow at idle and ramp up as load/heat goes up.

Was orignaly for wife's Athlon II X4 620 but ended up using a Zaward Vapor 120 and OCed it to 3.5GHz wink.gif
PM me if you want it and we'll work it out.
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Don't know who told you cheap and quiet go together, because they certainly don't. And where they do, the performance is horrid. Hyper 212+ is your best bet for anything ever.
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Don't know who told you cheap and quiet go together, because they certainly don't. And where they do, the performance is horrid. Hyper 212+ is your best bet for anything ever.
Probably the same source as you got your info from. :rolleyes

Hyper 212+ start at £26 and go up from there.

Zaward Vapor 120 is cheaper, cooler and no louder
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=HS-004-ZW&campaign=pcm/googleshopping
review
post #7 of 16
stock phenom II cooler :lachen.gif:
er..Sunbeamtech core-contact 92...HyperN520..Scythe shuriken..silenx efffizio..
some kind of thermaltake one that looks like a hopped-up stock phenom2 cooler..
 
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Probably the same source as you got your info from. :rolleyes
Hyper 212+ start at £26 and go up from there.
Zaward Vapor 120 is cheaper, cooler and no louder
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=HS-004-ZW&campaign=pcm/googleshopping
review

Nope. I'm willing to bet it's the same, but guess how much I bought my 212+ for.
$16

What's that 9 pounds?
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Nope. I'm willing to bet it's the same, but guess how much I bought my 212+ for.
$16
What's that 9 pounds?
No it's 16 dollars wink.gif which exchanges to 10.13 pounds... but what does that mean. 212+ is still £26 regardless of what you paid for yours. smile.gif

Comparing pounds to dollars unless you are exchanging one for the other. It's like comparing apples to oranges. When pound was worth 2 dollars most computer components cost about the same amount of dollars and they did of pounds. $60 harddrive was £60. rolleyes.gif
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No it's 16 dollars wink.gif which exchanges to 10.13 pounds... but what does that mean. 212+ is still £26 regardless of what you paid for yours. smile.gif
Comparing pounds to dollars unless you are exchanging one for the other. It's like comparing apples to oranges. When pound was worth 2 dollars most computer components cost about the same amount of dollars and they did of pounds. $60 harddrive was £60. rolleyes.gif

Someone's getting really defensive.
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1x WD 500GB 7,200RPM / 1x Hitachi 640GB 7,200RPM Samsung DVD +/- RW burner/reader Hyper 212 + W7 64 bit ultimate 
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1x WD 500GB 7,200RPM / 1x Hitachi 640GB 7,200RPM Samsung DVD +/- RW burner/reader Hyper 212 + W7 64 bit ultimate 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
27" viewsonic  Logitech g110 Antec EA650 (old version, not the new green one) idk, it sucks. 
MouseMouse Pad
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