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post #1 of 22
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Well, the title of topic alone explains it all. So what's the best cooler around in given price range?

I know you've already answered this so many times... but i'm really in doubt.

I want something nice, with good airflow and, if possible, quiet.

Right now i'm using my sig rig. But next year I intend to change to a intel Quad Core rig. So i want something that can work on both companies.

Thanks in advance guys.
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I picked up my Tuniq Tower off an OCN member for $30. Just look out in the For Sale section for a Big Typhoon or a Tuniq Tower. You'll be able to snag a good cooler for that price range, and with a little luck, it will be lapped by the previous owner.

Edit: Wait, you're in Brazil....
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I love the arctic freezer.. it kept my stock speeds at 17c.. right now under full load and a vcore of 1.2000 volts.. i'm at 32c (i'm not using arctic silver).. ambient temp right now is 32c
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Johanthegnarler View Post
I love the arctic freezer.. it kept my stock speeds at 17c.. right now under full load and a vcore of 1.2000 volts.. i'm at 32c (i'm not using arctic silver).. ambient temp right now is 32c
I got the same one, one hell of a cpu cooler if you ask me!


Definitely would recommend it!
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I Quite like this AF7pro but it only fits LGA775? Currently i'll still use my AMD rig, and i don't intend to change until next year.

What do you think about Coolermaster Hyper TX2?

And, living in Brazil isn't a problem. I know people who can ship for me, if i buy from anyone on the forums.

Thanks guys!
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Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro.
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Johanthegnarler View Post
I love the arctic freezer.. it kept my stock speeds at 17c.. right now under full load and a vcore of 1.2000 volts.. i'm at 32c (i'm not using arctic silver).. ambient temp right now is 32c
I find it hard to believe it will cool a processor to ambient temp.
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post #8 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by p0ft View Post
I Quite like this AF7pro but it only fits LGA775? Currently i'll still use my AMD rig, and i don't intend to change until next year.

What do you think about Coolermaster Hyper TX2?

And, living in Brazil isn't a problem. I know people who can ship for me, if i buy from anyone on the forums.

Thanks guys!
Here is a review on it.
Note that it is 53.7 dB.
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One of the nice things about a simple heatsink like the Coolermaster Hyper TX2 is that it doesn't take a big bag of hardware and tools to install. Both types of clips are tool free, so users of any experience level can easily install this heatsink in minutes. The Hyper TX2 even comes with a pre-applied patch of thermal compound, spread evenly over its copper base block.

In terms of acoustics, the Hyper TX2 is a moderately audible cooler. It doesn't produce a high pitched whine or anything like that, so I doubt it will be audible from outside the PC case. Ultimately, if we take into consideration both the AMD and Intel synthetic thermal test results, Coolermaster's Hyper TX2 falls in as a middle of the road heatsink. It offers satisfactory cooling, it won't drive you crazy with noise, and it's affordable. It's just not best in class.
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He has an AMD chip! Go for the 64 version as its the same but with different mounting.
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post #10 of 22
if thats 30 reais, I'm not sure what you could get, if thats 30 usd you could get this
    
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