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Need opinions on a good cooler for AMD 4800X2 on an Asus board. $60.00 is a good number for me. A mild OC is likely, say maybe 2.8.
    
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The big typhoon, or tuniq tower. But for a mild oc the acfreezer will work wonders.
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Tuniq Tower is the easy way out.
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post #4 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by dannyyboii View Post
Tuniq Tower is the easy way out.
/agree


Tuniq Tower IMO is the best cooler. Who needs a 120 Extreme? lol
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Who needs a 120 Extreme? lol
Agreed, but the Ultra 120 is still a very good option.
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Since when was 2.8GHz a "mild" overclock for AMDs?
    
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post #7 of 12
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Well, I have an Opty 165 running at 2.8, and I have bad steppings for it. Built an AMD 4800 last winter that ran at 2.8 easily. Lots o folks running 165's at 3.0. Maybe not so mild, but if I can do it, anybody can, I'm dumb.
    
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post #8 of 12
Thermalright Ultra 120, the extreme version, Tuniq, or the Big Typhoon.
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post #9 of 12
zalman9700led is my favorite...and cheaper than the Tuniq. it gets 2c over the Tuniq but if you polish the base and add a second fan you will be much better than the Tuniq
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post #10 of 12
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Originally Posted by 1337bigd View Post
zalman9700led is my favorite...and cheaper than the Tuniq. it gets 2c over the Tuniq but if you polish the base and add a second fan you will be much better than the Tuniq
Zalmans come nice and polished. Have you seen unlapped Tuniq bases? Haha, they're terrible. What if you lap the Tuniq? And I doubt it's cheaper than the Tuniq.
http://anandtech.com/casecooling/sho...spx?i=3005&p=4
Get a Tuniq or Thermalright. You can't replace the Zalman 9700's fan so, it's also not as practical.
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