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Best Cooler For Q6600?

post #1 of 38
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I'm wondering if any Q6600 owners could say what are some good HSF coolers for this CPU. I'm planning on picking one up soon and I'm stuck on which cooler to get.
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Intel Core i7-2600K ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 XFX Double Dissipation R9 290 2 x 8GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
SanDisk Ultra Plus 2 x Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS 2 x Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500630AS Seagate Barracuda 2TB 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
LITE-ON iHAS124 Thermalright Ultra Extreme 120 Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit ASUS VN248H-P 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G510 Seasonic SS-760XP2 760W Corsair 650D Logitech G500 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Razer eXactMat ASUS XONAR D1 -7.1 Channel PCI Audio Card Sound... AKG Acoustics K550 Closed-Back Reference Headph... Grado Prestige Series SR325is Headphones 
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M-Audio BX5a Deluxe 70-watt Bi-amplified Studio... Dayton SUB-120 12" 150 Watt Powered Subwoofer Millett "Starving Student" Hybrid Amp Sennheiser HD595 
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post #2 of 38
Depends on budget..

Tuniq Tower 120 is the closest.

Thermalright Ultra 120-Extreme + a Silverstone FM 110CFM fan is also awesome.
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Intel 520 Series WD Black ASUS DVD+RW Sunbeam Twister 120 
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post #3 of 38
definitely the ultra 120 extreme ... it's the best air cooler out there. but i would personally go with water cooling for a quad core
post #4 of 38
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is the Zalman 9700 any good?
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Intel Core i7-2600K ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 XFX Double Dissipation R9 290 2 x 8GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 
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SanDisk Ultra Plus 2 x Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS 2 x Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500630AS Seagate Barracuda 2TB 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
LITE-ON iHAS124 Thermalright Ultra Extreme 120 Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit ASUS VN248H-P 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G510 Seasonic SS-760XP2 760W Corsair 650D Logitech G500 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Razer eXactMat ASUS XONAR D1 -7.1 Channel PCI Audio Card Sound... AKG Acoustics K550 Closed-Back Reference Headph... Grado Prestige Series SR325is Headphones 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
M-Audio BX5a Deluxe 70-watt Bi-amplified Studio... Dayton SUB-120 12" 150 Watt Powered Subwoofer Millett "Starving Student" Hybrid Amp Sennheiser HD595 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-2600K ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 XFX Double Dissipation R9 290 2 x 8GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
SanDisk Ultra Plus 2 x Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS 2 x Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3500630AS Seagate Barracuda 2TB 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
LITE-ON iHAS124 Thermalright Ultra Extreme 120 Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit ASUS VN248H-P 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G510 Seasonic SS-760XP2 760W Corsair 650D Logitech G500 
Mouse PadAudioAudioAudio
Razer eXactMat ASUS XONAR D1 -7.1 Channel PCI Audio Card Sound... AKG Acoustics K550 Closed-Back Reference Headph... Grado Prestige Series SR325is Headphones 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
M-Audio BX5a Deluxe 70-watt Bi-amplified Studio... Dayton SUB-120 12" 150 Watt Powered Subwoofer Millett "Starving Student" Hybrid Amp Sennheiser HD595 
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post #5 of 38
zalman wont be good enougth really...i got a ultrax and i does a pertty good job with q6600 but i changed the stock fan tho
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post #6 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by SomeDooD View Post
is the Zalman 9700 any good?
No, but it's pretty.
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Intel 520 Series WD Black ASUS DVD+RW Sunbeam Twister 120 
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Intel Core i7 2600K P8Z68-V PRO NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 12GB 1x4GB+1x8GB 
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Intel 520 Series WD Black ASUS DVD+RW Sunbeam Twister 120 
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post #7 of 38
the zalman is supposed to be within a couple cel of th tt120
post #8 of 38
go TT120 they rules
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Crucial M4 SSD 64GB WD 3.5 Black 2TB SATA3 7200rpm Corsair Hydro Series H80 CPU Cooler Windows 7 Professional 
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post #9 of 38
lies zalman 9700 is great, dropped my cpu by 40C when i first got it, my stock intel had me at 60+, b4 OC I was at 17.

people who say it isn't good enough for a quad what are you talking about, its better than stock, so what do you mean not good enough, it depends on the OC not the proc
post #10 of 38
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