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So I decided to get a Heatsink for my 4200x2 Brisbane (AM2), and came across these ones, which one is the best for the money, or should i just stick with the AMD Stock one.

OCZ Vanquisher, Scythe Katana II, or Arctic Cooling Freezer 64 Pro?
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They are all good for the price I looked at them all. If you do not oc much go for the Scythe or AC unit as they cool best and have large quiet fans to cool CPU nicely.
    
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Quote:
The OCZ Vanquisher aggressively cools your CPU thanks to a pure copper base plate and three copper heat pipes that rapidly...
continued... subdue temps in battle through brute force pwnage /end marketing

AC freezer 64 pro gets my vote, it's a great little HS... It's hard to find a relevant review, the cooler has been out so long.

Ah finally found a review that compares a broad range of CPU coolers:

http://www.frostytech.com/articlevie...id=2126&page=4
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Rep to both of you, So the Freezer 64 it is. So the Vanquisher is just a knock-off of the Freezer..
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I love my Freezer 64. I'm seeing great temps. I'm oced to 2.94 right now on my 4000 and I get about 36-38c underload.

Got it on-sale too for $13.99
    
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post #6 of 7
Freezer 64 is the mainstream choice for most AMD Users

Scythe Katana looks like a joke to me... All Aluminum base?
    
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post #7 of 7
Freezer 64, I had one on my old AMD 3600X2.
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