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Affordable AM3 HSF?

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Summers around the corner and this stock heatsink is starting to crack under the heat spells we've been having lately here.

My apartment only has central cooling, but it does manage to keep the temp in my room somewhat cool.

Been browsing newegg and can't decide on something that will fit in a mid atx case for around $50~ that will keep my cpu under control. (955BE)
post #2 of 6
I recommend the Coolermaster Hyper 212+. Great budget cooler.
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post #3 of 6
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Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz View Post
I recommend the Coolermaster Hyper 212+. Great budget cooler.
Agreed. Here it is for $30 shipped - http://www.directron.com/rrb10212pgp.html?gsear=1
If you have a Microcenter near you, they usually have sales on them.
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i third the 212+ amazing cooler for the price. esp if you add a second fan for push/pull
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Speaking of 212+, http://www.frys.com/product/5971334

With this rebate, http://images.frys.com/art/rebates_p...334_040811.pdf

And it equals to like $13 AR. In-store only though, it's like $20 + shipping online.
    
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Definitely the 212+. I have one and love it.

Idle and max temps are low, plus the thing is silent.

Awesome deal for the price.
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