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E8400 need help to choose aftermarket cooler

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Hi guys ,

So here is the problem - my stock CPU fan for E8400 is DAM LOUD and DAM HOT (55c at idle and 68c at load) so i decided to buy aftermarket one . So could you help me choose decent cooling for best price (dont really mind loudness but it should cool good) . Thanks
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Hi guys ,

So here is the problem - my stock CPU fan for E8400 is DAM LOUD and DAM HOT (55c at idle and 68c at load) so i decided to buy aftermarket one . So could you help me choose decent cooling for best price (dont really mind loudness but it should cool good) . Thanks
Cooler Master Hyper 212+ hands down..

Cheap and GREAT..

CHEERS..
     
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E6750 G0 @ 3.3GHz (1.25V LOAD) Asus P5KPL-VM G31 GeForce 8500GT @ 700/1600/445 Apacer 2x1GB 800MHz 
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Hitachi Deskstar 160GB (7200,8MB) LG DVD Win 7 Ultimate 64bit build 7601 LG 19" 
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Cooler Master Hyper 212+ hands down..

Cheap and GREAT..

CHEERS..
Thanks dude looking for other suggestions also. Btw any experience with Zalman CNPS7000C-CU ?
Edited by zippeddd - 1/6/11 at 4:52am
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I use the ASUS V60



Even in summer temps don't get more than about 45C
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Zalman 9700. $45 it does a damn great job cooling and looks good too!
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