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I am looking for a new cooler for my Phenom 965c2. I would like to overclock some, less than 4 GHZ. I was thinking about the Hyper 212+ especially since I can get that for a really good price from a guy I know. But, I want to consider some other options. I don't want a crazy expensive one, seeing as how I need money for a new monitor, but $30-$50 would be good.
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post #2 of 11
If you're trying to conserve money and don't plan on going over 4 Ghz, the Hyper 212+ is an excellent option. Amazon has them for $25 Shipped right now so make sure he gives you a better price than that on it. All you would really have to do is add a second fan for push/pull configuration and apparently its performance is impressive. I've went back and forth a few times about buying one myself but I really want to push mine as high as it will go. For your needs, and especially to save money for your Monitor, I think it is the best choice. You'd have to spend $50-60 before you get anything that even compares to the numbers I have seen it put up. Good Luck!
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post #3 of 11
Corsair A70. Its fairly cheap and works really well
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post #4 of 11
The Hyper 212+ is extremely good for it's price. You could also get a Scythe Mugen 2, but those are gigantic.
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post #5 of 11
++ for the 212.

I'm not sure anything can beat it for the price. Spend the 10 bucks on a new decent 120x120x25 fan (comes with a second retention bracket) and a couple bucks on some aftermarket paste from OCZ, IC7, whoever (try to stay away from AS5)... and watch in awe as that little beast outperforms or matches the performance of sinks 3 times as expensive.

There are special ways of applying the paste on the cooler as the direct heat pipes need some attention- but there are loads of threads about that around here.
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post #6 of 11
Bumpidy Bumpibum for the Hyper 212+

Best price/performance cooler.

Buy it and you won't regret it
Edited by tryagainplss - 12/28/10 at 6:19pm
    
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post #7 of 11
bump for the A70. I've gone 4ghz on it, but temps got too high at 4.2. I'm about to switch to a Silver Arrow ($85) only because I'm getting a new Raven RV02-E and going to try to get my temps down when running 4.2ghz.
 
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post #8 of 11
Get a Mugen 2! It's got my 1055T nice and cool at 28C right now
post #9 of 11
core temps? look at CPU temp...
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post #10 of 11
I've got the 212+ myself and it's a champ. Just don't rush the installation cuz it's a tricky one.
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