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HSF recommendations for sktA under $45

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post #2 of 10
I've used both the swiftech mcx-462v and the sp-97 with both great results, you can usually find them on e-bay for <45$. If you want to buy new check for si-97a.
http://xoxide.com/thermalright-si-97a-cpu-cooler.html
Even on sale^!
Both are great for overclocking, but neither come w/ fan
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post #3 of 10
TT Big Typhoons are $50 (I'm pretty sure they're compatible with Socket A) and they're the best for the money; they give you the level of a water cooling setup without a chiller.
post #4 of 10
The TT Volcano 12 works great and is very reasonable in price. About $28
http://www.ewiz.com/detail.php?p=FAN-A1745&c=pw
    
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post #5 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Duke
The TT Volcano 12 works great and is very reasonable in price. About $28
http://www.ewiz.com/detail.php?p=FAN-A1745&c=pw
I second that since I used to have it. It does sound like an airplane taking off though.
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Execlent case air flow will help keep the RPMs down a bit.
    
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post #7 of 10
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Thanks, I was looking at the volcano 12 on zipzoomfly for $31 but the price you linked makes it the "duh" choice. I'm not getting this for me either, I gifted my old pc to someone else and it's been overheating at stock (i.e. 59-60C+!) so I had to underclock it to 166 fsb to keep it from endless bsod loop. This should do the trick.
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post #8 of 10
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835150040 If you don't want to spend a lot this keeps my 2200 XP-M at 55c running at 2.365.
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post #9 of 10
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Actually, I found a volcano 12 on newegg refurbed for $25!
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27" Korean 1440p Razor mechanical Corsair TH850W CM Stacker 810 
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post #10 of 10
Here are a couple I could suggest and recommend to you.

THERMALRIGHT SI-97a..here..USD$35.00 or here..for USD$32.00

THERMALTAKE VOLCANO12..here..USD$27.00

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