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Can you guys post up some links on some reaaally good cooling for the q6600? I plan on overclocking it when I get it, so I'm not gonna skimp out on the fan. Keep it around $40-50 but no higher than $55. I was thinking a zerotherm nirvana or maybe a zalman 9500.

links and recommendations always appreciated!
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what wire said. Im also using the Xigmatek HDT-S1283 keeping my 3.2Ghz Overclocked Q6600 GO nice and cool, even w/ my relatively high ambient temp i keep my room (78-80F/25-27C)
    
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I think you can nag a TRUE for 55$ if you look around, but a Xigmatek will save you a bit of money, more if you don't get the screw kit.
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check out the Core Contact Freezer. Its made by Sunbeam (makers of Tuniq Tower) and recently surpassed the TRUE and other high end air coolers in performance tests. And the price is right too: $35 with a 120mm fan!
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post #7 of 10
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I'm actually located in California, and I would prefer something from newegg. I already have a tuniq tower on this rig, but I need another cooler for another rig that I'm putting together. I need something to keep my Q6600 Sooooper cool.

I'm seriously considering the
xigmatech: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233003)

OR

zalman 9500: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118003)

OR

zerotherm nirvana: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835887011)
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post #8 of 10
Same here, check my system spec. S1283 or RS1283....I went RS1283 just because I want nickle and led fan.
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post #9 of 10
Either the vendetta 2, Xigmatek, Sunbeam, or TRUE. (possibly tuniq)
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post #10 of 10
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Originally Posted by MCBrown.CA View Post
check out the Core Contact Freezer. Its made by Sunbeam (makers of Tuniq Tower) and recently surpassed the TRUE and other high end air coolers in performance tests. And the price is right too: $35 with a 120mm fan!

Yeah. I just recently installed this and it dropped my q6600 4 degrees C at idle and 6 degrees under full load compared to my old AC Freezer 7.

Oh... and I put a 88cfm yate loon fan instead of the one that comes with it because it seems to move more air and is quieter. Going to try a silverstone 110 or scythe slipstream 110 cfm next on it.
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