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post #1 of 14
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Hey fellas... again just finalizing all my decisions for my new rig...

the titles pretty self explanatory...

what do you guys reccomend...
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post #2 of 14
http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.ph...d=156&Itemid=1
Any of these 3 are all good. Depends what will fit with your mobo, ram configuration and install position.
post #3 of 14
i just pour water all over mine
    
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post #4 of 14
For the Q6600 the TRUE is prob the best IFYOU CAN FIND ONE. I looked for a week and everywhere was sold out. My Tuniq tower is awsome though, probably just as good. at 3.0ghz 100% load my cpu never gets above 50c. The TUNIQ is HUGE though. It literally touches my PSU.
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post #5 of 14
see sig.

Post #4 is also correct.

also check here:
http://www.frostytech.com/articlevie...articleID=2233

then look at the top coolers:
http://www.frostytech.com/top5heatsinks.cfm
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post #6 of 14
I have also heard good things about the cooler in your sig.
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post #7 of 14
Thread Starter 
the only heatsink from the list of top 10 is the thermaltake ultra 120..

what fan do you reccomend i get for it?
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post #8 of 14
It cools very well. I just bought the Xigmatek HDT-S1283. I am sure it will cool better than my AFC7Pro. The ACF7Pro is a 92mm cooler. Too small for my Q6600.
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post #9 of 14
TRUE, OCZ Vendetta 2, and Xigmatek HDT-S1283. All are within a degree or less different in terms of performance. I'd suggest the Xigmatek one since it's the least inexpensive of the bunch. Plus, it comes with a fan, which the TRUE doesn't.
 
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post #10 of 14
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Originally Posted by onlycodered View Post
TRUE, OCZ Vendetta 2, and Xigmatek HDT-S1283. All are within a degree or less different in terms of performance. I'd suggest the Xigmatek one since it's the least inexpensive of the bunch. Plus, it comes with a fan, which the TRUE doesn't.
But alittle on the down side, The Xigmatek doesnt come with the retention bracket, You have to purchase that separately. Thats the cooler I plan to get next.
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