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Hi, I'm using my stock CPU heatsink and I want to change it to reduce the temperature since my CPU is overlocked. So far I have a Big Typhoon http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835106080 and a Thermalright Ultra-120 EXTREME http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/thulex.html. Any suggestions on better CPU heatsinks will be appreciated. Thanks
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zalman 9500 or 9700 can get refurbs cheap on ebay.
    
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post #3 of 37
The TRU1E is the best on the market next to the insanely large IFX-14(Twice the size of a TRU1E) The TT120 is good too.
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well its not exactly better, but the Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro is very good and only ~$20 at most places. Not sure how it handles quads, but I would look into it if I were you.
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http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...q1-2008-a.html

Here is a review you can look at. There are lots of good coolers of there.
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post #6 of 37
XIGMATEK HDT-S1283 is a beast of a cooler and in many reviews compares to the TRUE or even beats it. There's also a MIR until 4/30!

http://www.mwave.com/mwave/Skusearch...iteria=BA24691
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post #7 of 37
i have the zalman 9700 cooling all my Q6600's. it works good enough, but it is more expensive than the TT and the True, and everyone says those are the best to get. the zalman wouldn't be too bad if you could get it on sale.
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Will the Thermalright Ultra-120 EXTREME fit into my EVGA 780i SLi motherboard? Btw thank you for all the help guys. +rep
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Originally Posted by 04Allen25 View Post
Will the Thermalright Ultra-120 EXTREME fit into my EVGA 780i SLi motherboard? Btw thank you for all the help guys. +rep
Yes.
post #10 of 37
I use the TRUE on my 780i, and it's been okay, though I found out tonight I lapped it funny.

However, the buzz as of today (for me) is that the OCZ Vendetta 2 beats out even the mighty TRUE. It's brand spanking new at Newegg as of tonight...
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