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post #1 of 9
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Hi guys,

finally got my PC up 'n running again and now it's time to start OC:ing. I'll need a new CPU cooler thou and thats where I need your help smile.gif

I'm planning on overclocking my Core 2 Quad Q6600 2,4 GHz to about 3,5 GHz.

These three are in my price range;

Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 Pro

CoolerMaster Hyper 212 EVO

Scythe Ninja 3 rev.B

Scythe Mugen 3 rev.B


So any suggestions? Could I find better ones for cheaper? Are those all rubbish and I'm a complete moron? biggrin.gif
Thanks for your help!
post #2 of 9
Hyper 212 is your best bet.
post #3 of 9
CM 212 Is one of the best for the price. wink.gif
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post #4 of 9
Get the EVO. It works great for over locking too. I am running at 4.3 GHz with no problem at all. It keeps my processor cool in my 85F room.
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post #5 of 9
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Thanks for your advice!

Just ordered the Hyper 212 smile.gif Got it for 33,90 € - including the mailing. Ok price to pay here in Finland smile.gif

Cheers!
post #6 of 9
yeah the 212 EVO is real good.
post #7 of 9
Thread Starter 
Hey, an other question!

I have a spare 120x120 fan (just your typical case fan, Arctic Cooling Super Quiet something) laying around and I was thinking of installing it on the 212 creating a push / pull kinda air circulation. Problem is how do I do that? biggrin.gif Do you think that stores would sell some kinds of brackets or something for that? And is there any sense in installing 2 fans anyway?

Thanks again smile.gif
post #8 of 9
It comes with brackets for holding another fan.
post #9 of 9
Thread Starter 
NICE! Thanks that saves me a lot of trouble smile.gif
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