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Best Socket AM3 CPU with a $40 Budget?

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Meant CPU cooler!

I need something nice so I can overclock my CPU. I already have Arctic Silver 5 paste.

Loads have people have told me to get a Hyper 212 Plus, but is that my only option for a good cooler under $40? It's $27 on Amazon I believe.
Edited by ComradeNF - 3/15/11 at 10:45pm
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212+

Until you get to the $60 range, it is pretty much uncontested
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Originally Posted by ComradeNF View Post
I need something nice so I can overclock my CPU. I already have Arctic Silver 5 paste.

Loads have people have told me to get a Hyper 212 Plus, but is that my only option for a good cooler under $40? It's $27 on Amazon I believe.
This is better
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I was about to come in here and suggest the Sempron 140. Silly me.

Like others have said, the 212+ is a great cooler, comes with everything you need.
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