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Hey guys, I'm building a new rig next month when the E6750 comes out. I plan on overclocking and later down the road going water cooling. For now, I want a good air cooling setup... any suggestions (please not too pricey, I just don't have the budget for it).

Thanks guys!
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The GeminII seems to be getting rave reviews around here. Somewhere around $35 on Newegg, but you need to buy fans. If that would put you up too much...look for a deal on the ThermalTake Big Typhoon.
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those look pretty cool. but don't i also have to buy fans to put ontop? suggestions? i want my computer to be quiet! I am getting a p182! so it will be quiet w/ the case
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post #5 of 16
Hiya

I bought a bunch of Rosewill's Newegg Link!

Cheapest thing I could find with leds

Hope it helps
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post #6 of 16
For fans or another heatsink?
What is your budget?
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post #7 of 16
1 of these (wow $20 after rebate!)
Plus 2 of these $8x2

WILL be the best bang for your buck.
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post #8 of 16
Aerocool X-blaster or Masscool case fan...both unde 10 bucks
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post #9 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by PROBN4LYFE View Post
Aerocool X-blaster or Masscool case fan...both unde 10 bucks
And very loud.

You want quiet?
Go Scythe or Noctua.
Scythe are far less expensive than Noctua though and you don't have to deal with a controller.
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post #10 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by saxahonker View Post
1 of these (wow $20 after rebate!)
Plus 2 of these $8x2

WILL be the best bang for your buck.
would couple it with some TT fans or the FM121s.
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