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Hello,

Can some of you guys recommend me a great, low noise CPU Cooler for my Q6600, I don't really want some great huge wahacking heatsink

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Great cooler with low noise and sans huge heatsink? When it comes to air cooling, I don't know if anything hits all three of those qualifications. Thermalright Ultra 120 and Tuniq Tower are the two most popular, but the heat sinks are fairly large. Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 is smaller, but I'm not sure how the noise is on it. It would certainly qualify for "good" at least, possibly great.

Thermalright is perpetually sold out on Newegg, but here's a link
Tuniq Tower
Arctic Freezer

If you can't deal with the size of Thermalright or Tuniq (honestly, the larger the heatsink, the more heat it can displace, and the more efficient it can be with lower noise), you can give Arctic a shot, or just get a water block.
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well with the Q6600 your going to need a good cooler to get a good o/c. everybody likes the TT and the Thermalright, like PI stated. i like the Zalman 9700, but most people here say that they are no good, overpriced, and just dont like them. i have 5 q6600's and have Zalmans on all of them, it cools my systems fine. just my 2 cents.
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I second the Zalman 9700. It's a nice cooler and it's nice looking too.
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Ok, thanks Ill look into the those, by whacking great heatsinks I meant I didn't want think like the Tuniq Tower! Sorry for not saying that before

Im liking the Zalman cooler ;P
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I have a AC7P and it is a small heatsink good at temps at stock, but I have just put in order for a Tuniq
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