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I was checking reviews on some cheap HSF and came upon this one EVERCOOL PT03-9232CP. There is only one review available for it here > http://insanetek.com/content/view/83/27/, and it's kinda old, but I was hoping you you could tell me do you think it's a good choice, I will be using 965p-ds3, e2160, Xtreem Dark 800Mhz 4-4-4-12, 4 30 Cfm case fans ( two intake, two exhaust)
    
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How much are you paying for that?
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12.6$
    
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post #4 of 17
keep stock then. the evercool wont give you 12,60 bucks worth of cooling power over the stock one.
Get a GeminII and some silent fans.
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Gemin II w/silent fans FTW
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I won't be getting a stock one. I will be getting e2160 tray, not BOX
    
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post #7 of 17
For a bit more cash, what about an Arctic Cooling Freezer Pro 7?
ewiz has it for $21.75 or something along those lines with free shipping.
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Do you know how much gemin II costs. I can't afford to buy one and most of all I will be getting Ultima-90 when it comes out.
    
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Originally Posted by intence View Post
For a bit more cash, what about an Arctic Cooling Freezer Pro 7?
ewiz has it for $21.75 or something along those lines with free shipping.
my thoughts exactly.

The Arctic Cooling Freezer are an awesome budget HSF
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post #10 of 17
I just saw your reply that you won't be getting a stock HSF. You can always check eBay for stock. A lot people buy retail CPUs, go aftermarket on cooling, and then sell off the unused stock HSF.

Remember that if you go aftermarket, you still need the buy some paste or grease.
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