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post #11 of 28
Hyper 212+, I got one and its been a HUGE upgrade from the stock cooler.

They shouldn't even be compared, the stock one is so bad.
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post #12 of 28
Hyper 212+ hands down.
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post #13 of 28
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Originally Posted by Spicy61 View Post
hyper 212+. its considered by many to be the BEST per dollar spent. how anyone can call it junk is a mystery to me. i would be very suspicious of any future advice that person provides just on that comment alone as it is very, very wrong.
Its not junk , it is a mainstream product with a very low price tag .. The build quality wont be that good though it will be good enough for u .. Why dont u get a h50 ? they are about $50 right now , better than a 212
    
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post #14 of 28
well my cooler is VERY good and cools just 2 degrees under ambient its in that price range too

edit: woah my cooler is really Good since its going below ambient, lol I meant over :s
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newegg.com has the corsair a50 for $20 after MIR and the xigmatek dark knight for $25 AMIR, the hyper212 is $28 on amazon if you can stand waiting for the super saver shipping, all of these coolers offer excellent cooling for the price points. Personally I grabbed an A50 when it was $17 AMIR and I am happy with it. 28* idle and 42* under normal use load (gaming, RAW image processing in CS4, HD video encoding) Doesn't even get near 50 during intel burn test stress testing
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Its not junk , it is a mainstream product with a very low price tag .. The build quality wont be that good though it will be good enough for u .. Why dont u get a h50 ? they are about $50 right now , better than a 212
H50 is a terrible cooler for the price. There are air coolers just as good for less or even cheaper.
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S1283?
    
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post #18 of 28
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Originally Posted by JeremyS View Post
My Phenom II 955 is running @ 75C idling...So I'm looking for a decent heatsink to replace mine with. Just wondering what the best I can get for up to $35.

Thanks
You probably need to redo your thermal paste and/or switch to a different brand. I've had nothing but great results using arctic silver pastes.

Whatever the case make sure you're not putting too much on.

Seems like the Hyper is the consensus if you need a cheap solution.

The Zalman 9500-9700 cpu coolers are great too but a bit more expensive
Edited by [\/]Paris - 2/5/11 at 6:39pm
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post #19 of 28
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S1283?
Hyper 212+ is cheaper/better.

The 212 can also be mounted east to west without buying the $10 pieces of plastic that the S1283 requires.
post #20 of 28
I dont mean to hijack the thread... but how does the cooler master hyper n520 cooler compare?
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