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OCZ Vendetta 2 looks promising (under 40$ @ Amazon)
Vendetta 2 gets my vote
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post #12 of 16
Yup...Another vote for the Vendetta 2.
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i believe the Vendetta 2 is the new Price Vs Performance king... im thinking of getting 1 but i dont know if ill see a decient enough decrease in temps over my Scythe. If im only going to get 1 - 2 degrees its no worth it, for 5 degrees i probs would go for it
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post #14 of 16
Thermalright 120 Extreme
I've had it for a while now and it's awesome.

On my old mobo, it took me a few tries to sit it just right, but if your mobo/case can fit it, I'd say go for it.

There are a few design flaws on it ( non-cooling related), but nothing that's insurmountable. The kit comes complete, only other thing I needed was a fan and a plastic 4 washers.

My sig rig stays cool with the idle in the low-mid 30s and prime 95 hovering in the high 50s

other solutions seem to work fine too. Back in the day I had a Zalman 9700 copper heatsink and it worked great too.
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post #15 of 16
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Thermalright 120 Extreme
I've had it for a while now and it's awesome.
The vendetta 2 is a bit more awsome than a TRUE.... so they say in reviews and tests... and its cheaper
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post #16 of 16
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The vendetta 2 is a bit more awsome than a TRUE.... so they say in reviews and tests... and its cheaper

LIES!

I've not researched CPU cooling for a while, gona have to look it up then...though I am happy with my current rig cooling, I'm a geek, so I gots to know
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