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I want to overclock an E2180. Will this cooler be fine for it or will I need a better one such as the Zalman 9700?

Here it is:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835186134

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Depends on how high you overclock your CPU, after reading a couple of the reviews for this cooler I think if you stay below 3ghz this cooler will do just fine.
    
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I plan to just go to 3.0ghz-3.5Ghz..
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Yeah it will be fine to cool that cpu, but if you want those higher clock I suggest getting a better Core 2 Duo and stick with the stock fan, since I'm not sure how it would perform at 3.5ghz.

So yeah, if you havent already got the cpu, wait a week (or a month if you can permit it) for a nice price drop and snag yourself the 2.66ghz or more one.
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You never know, price might go up...
    
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Originally Posted by xHassassin View Post
You never know, price might go up...
That always happens with computer parts, right? RIGHT?!?!

lol, half the people here are still crying because they can build their rig now for half what it cost them a few months ago. Me included
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post #7 of 15
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Whats a CPU that can overclock to 3.5Ghz + and still use a lower end cooler?
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It will be fine....i have my E6300@ 3.6ghz stable 1.45 Vcore and max load is only like 59 with my AF7 and some MX-2....trust me to max out any dual-core CPU while staying under 65 max load all you need is an AF7 and the stock paste which is MX-1. I have MX-2 becuase i needed new paste and i wasn't stepping down heh.

the Arctic Freezer Pro 7 is NOT low end cooler. It may not be a TRUE, Tuniq, Or Xigmatek however it is a monster of a litttle cooler for it's worth and it is all most people ever need. take it from someone who has owned one for almost 2 years now.
post #9 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Adrienspawn View Post
That always happens with computer parts, right? RIGHT?!?!

lol, half the people here are still crying because they can build their rig now for half what it cost them a few months ago. Me included
That's mostly due to the price drop in GPU and intel CPUs...
Some memory also dropped...
And PSUs...
Heatsinks stayed the same though, I think...
    
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