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post #11 of 14
It is better than stock at least.

Although it can't compete with "tower" coolers, it isn't quite the piece of junk people say it is. (Especially if you are getting it for free.)
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For free, you can't go wrong. It certainly won't cool a 6 core as well as a proper HDT cooler will, but for free it is certainly better than stock. You can probably pull off I'd say 3.6GHz, maybe more with that cooler. Whatever you can reach on stock voltage or slightly more .
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post #13 of 14
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I was looking again and it doesn't list AM3 as one of the supported types. I checked the reviews and there are users who have AM3 CPUs that use this.

Will I be fine?
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Originally Posted by Jahocowi View Post
I was looking again and it doesn't list AM3 as one of the supported types. I checked the reviews and there are users who have AM3 CPUs that use this.

Will I be fine?
It works for AM2/AM2+/AM3

All three sockets have the same mounting holes and mounting brackets.
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