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Is there any cooler better than the 212+ for around the same price? Or a cooler that costs more but is significantly better, not just a couple degrees.
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Doubt it. It's a great cooler I wouldn't hold back on it.

4ghz on a hexacore.
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Best one to get on a budget. Especially when they go on sale for $20-25.
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Is there any cooler better than the 212+ for around the same price? Or a cooler that costs more but is significantly better, not just a couple degrees.
A few degrees when measuring cooling performance is all that separates the best and the worst heatsinks.
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I like how you fellas all say it is good, but have no idea what CPU he is cooling lol. What CPU do you have? They are all probably right anyway, but let's grab that critical piece of info.
 
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post #6 of 12
Nothing is going to be that cheap unless its on sale, The next cooler would be the Frio and it runs $50. Thats why 212+ is the best bang for the buck.
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post #7 of 12
Oh I just got a 212+ and I LOVE it. I run my setup at 3.8Ghz with my Nb at 2800mhz and at full load I get 55c. But if you do get one I highly suggest using this guide to apply the thermal paste: http://www.overclock.net/12295518-post1058.html

Before I saw this guide I just put a drop on my heatsink and I was getting 61c on full load and I thought that was a bit too high for the OC I was doing. So I checked out the thermal paste I applied originally and it was only on like half of the cpu. I followed that guide above and bam 55c.
post #8 of 12
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I like how you fellas all say it is good, but have no idea what CPU he is cooling lol. What CPU do you have? They are all probably right anyway, but let's grab that critical piece of info.
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post #9 of 12
Amazon atm has the best price on one, I just ordered one last night 26$ with free shipping cant beat that!
post #10 of 12
nope there isnt a cooler as good as the 212 for the same price.
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