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post #11 of 15
The Xiggy is good; I'm running a Dark Knight (bling version of 1283) in my wife's rig. With that said, the 212+ is at least as good performance-wise, comes with more accessories (including brackets for push-pull), and is cheaper everywhere I've seen it. Either cooler will require removal of the mobo, but it's a straightforward process.
 
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Hyper 212 plus
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post #13 of 15
Agreed for Hyper 212+, thats what im using right now until i can get a water set up going. Really good cheap cooler. Just get it !!
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post #14 of 15
I have the Xigmatek HDT-S1283 and couldn't be happier with it. I did a lot of research online before buying it and found that it was the best bang for your buck. My temps are around 43 degrees at full load on my Phenom II X4 955 OC'd @ 3.6 GHz.
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post #15 of 15
Used H50 or H70.

You'll get an exhaust fan out of it.
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