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post #1 of 17
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Hello,

I'm in a need of a new cooler since the stock one just isn't enough. Under stress it barely keeps the cpu under 55C, idles at 45C and is loud as hell.

I don't have a lot to choose from...
I don't think I'll be overclocking a lot, and I kind of don't like the idea of 1kg "hanging" on my mobo (Thermaltake Frio)

I need something that will keep my CPU cool and won't break the bank (or my mobo ^_^)

Maybe Scythe Big Shuriken with a better Fan?
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post #2 of 17
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post #3 of 17
Second that. The Hyper 212+ is an amazing deal.

And if you want it to be even quieter (I'd recommend you see how you like the stock fan on it first) you can always slap a 1450rpm Gentle Typhoon on there and call it a day.

I'd also recommend getting some Arctic Cooling MX-4 thermal paste to go with it as well, though it's not required.
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post #4 of 17

Cooler Master Hyper 212 and get another CM Blade master fan for Push pull and a

. I never see my CPU go over 40c @ 3.6ghz
Edited by Lee79 - 1/28/11 at 3:59am
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post #5 of 17
My opinion is Coolermaster Hyper 212 plus. If you dont plan on overclocking or just mildly overclocking, even the 212+'s little brother will do, the Coolermaster Hyper TX3. It's even cheaper and very small.
If you don't mind the extra few $$$, get the 212+. Both are GREAT deals
post #6 of 17
As members said, without spending big $, CM hyper 212+ is a good one. I had used it for my 1055t before. It kept 1005t@ 3.9G around 45c.
post #7 of 17
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The problem here is the only store that held CM Hyper 212+ doesn't sell it anyomre
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post #8 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by linskingdom View Post
As members said, without spending big $, CM hyper 212+ is a good one. I had used it for my 1055t before. It kept 1005t@ 3.9G around 45c.
dont think twice now, jsut buy it
    
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post #9 of 17
Could you link us to where you might be buying from?
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post #10 of 17
OCZ Vendetta 2. it can keep up with a megahalem's

well.. almost. it is a Direct touch unit. relatively small and not much larger then a hyper +212

it can beat the Noctua NH-12 and the Hyper +212.
Edited by Yoko Littner - 1/28/11 at 5:48am
    
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