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Hey guys... im building a new system atm.. consisting of a 790i ultra and a Q6600 which i plan to thrash the **** out of... (overclock.. alot)

As the title suggests.. im looking for a real good cpu heatsink to cool this sucker..

Ive had a look at the Zalman CNPS9700-NT, scythe ninjas, asus "amazing" heatsink (rofl cheesy) and a couple other coolers.. but i thought i'd ask you guys before i spent any money..

Thanks
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post #2 of 14
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Originally Posted by Crazy geezer View Post
Hey guys... im building a new system atm.. consisting of a 790i ultra and a Q6600 which i plan to thrash the **** out of... (overclock.. alot)

As the title suggests.. im looking for a real good cpu heatsink to cool this sucker..

Ive had a look at the Zalman CNPS9700-NT, scythe ninjas, asus "amazing" heatsink (rofl cheesy) and a couple other coolers.. but i thought i'd ask you guys before i spent any money..

Thanks
Lots of people swear by the TRUE, I like the one in my sig.
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post #3 of 14
I would go with the ThermalRight 120 Ultra Extreme and a good 12cm fan with it, or else the Tuniq Tower.

That Zalman you quoted is good + nice looking
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post #4 of 14
TRUE, Tuniq Tower and one not many ppl mention the IFX-14. I have just came from the zalman 9700 and i thought it was alright until i popped on this bad boy the zalman was loading at around 65c on 1.4v now im loading at 58c on 1.5v
post #5 of 14
a Zalman 9700, or a TRUE...
post #6 of 14
i have had a zalman 9700 adn a tuniq....tuniq is good, dont get me wrong but IMO the zalman is better
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post #7 of 14
For air cooling, TURE +fan is the best but won't be cheap. Tuniq is doing very good at $40 price range.
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Once upon a time there was a really good heatsink called the...

"Thermalright Ultra-120 Extreme (T.R.U.E)"

The End.
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post #9 of 14
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Originally Posted by Lysdexik View Post
Once upon a time there was a really good heatsink called the...

"Thermalright Ultra-120 Extreme (T.R.U.E)"

The End.
tis a shame it can not be found in UK no more
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post #10 of 14
I almost got a thermalright, but after reading many reviews I saw that the one I have performed very well for how cheap it is and it hasn't let me down. I'm OCed over 1GHz and never above 32 idle/55 load. The built in fan moves a lot of air when it kicks in. But then again I, unlike others, like the hum of my fans going. I hate dead silence.
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