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im thinking off going back to aircooling for my rig i just dont no which aircoolers are worth getting ?

im using an i5 2500k on a asrock z75 pro 3 motherboard

i managed to overclock the chiip to 4 gig with the standard aircooler but the temps were a bit hihg

i was getting 80c at a 4 gig overclock under full load running ibt and the same when running occt

can someone suggest some good aircoolers that dont cost a small fortune

i was looking at the arctic cooler freezer 7 that seemed a good price any other coolers that are off a simalar price but with a better cfm i would be interested in
    
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The term "small fortune" is relative. Give us a budget to work with. X-D
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im in uk
but i would say $50 or less
    
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post #5 of 95
Scythe SCMG-3000 it's $50.

It's the third generation Scythe Mugen.

I have the second generation Scythe Mugen, and i'm doing 4.7 GHz on air at 48 C at this moment.

Review --> http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/coolers/display/scythe-mugen-3.html
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well the scyth ninja and the chepest zalman on that are within my price rang
what about the arctic cooler range are they anygood?
    
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what sort off temps would i get if i did a 4.5gig overclock with the scyth ninja on sonthing like a 1.3 vcore
    
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Cooler Master Hyper 612 PWM performs as good as the much more expensive heat sinks, beating out the Megahalems slightly in some reviews, and costs only $50 so it gets my vote. The Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro is not a good cooler for overclocking, and Zalman is typically inferior for a high cost so I recommend avoiding them too.
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You have my vouch for the Zalman CNPS10X Performa

In my system right now with a 3570k (hotter than 2500k) at 4.3Ghz and hovering at 65C

Ambient temp around 27C
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im sorry if im asking hard questions its becaus ive been running a custom watercooling setup on my last chip and the cost off the parts i need to go watercooling on this new chip would cost the same as buying a good aircooler plus with air its just less hassel
    
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