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Zalman CNPS10X Flex + Phenom ii X4 955

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I've been thinking of a cooler to get and i don't want to spend a lot of money.

Would this cooler allow me to overclock my 955 Black Edition well?
Zalman Flex

If i wanted to get to 3.8Ghz on air would it be enough, if not which cooler would work...
What about 4Ghz on air, I've heard it can be done, which cooler would i need?

Thx in advance, Crazymonkey
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These are better bang for your buck. The Zalman doesn't come with fans. (But it is a fairly good cooler if you are wondering)

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16835233003
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16835233082
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16835103065
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16835118059
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Here is a good list of comparisons for you http://www.frostytech.com/articlevie...id=2567&page=4 It compares temp rise over ambient on high/low if applicable. It also shows db ratings or how loud the fan is
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Which version have you got, C2 or C3?
A C2 will probably not hit 4Ghz, but the C3 wil quite happily
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