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Quote: Originally Posted by MacLeod View Post
I think they're the best cooler on the market dollar for dollar. I had one for a couple years and ran it on a FX-8150 and it handled it up to 4.2 Ghz which was pretty impressive considering it was less than $30.

No they're not as good as higher end models but for unde $30, you can't beat em.
They aren't under $30.

Quote: Originally Posted by Shenhua View Post
What do you get to be much better at the price point of a 212? In a case well configured it can handle pretty much of a beating even mildly overclocking top consumer CPUs with normal temps.

If ryzen 3000 is what i expect it to be, coolers like 212 will regain a lot of relevance back again.

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I doubt many will rush to buy a 212 to replace the Wraith cooler...unless they don't have coolers this time?
Even if they don't I'm not sure why you'd want a 212 over a Cryorig H7 or True Spirit 140 Direct and the more expensive but D14 equivalent True Spirit 140 Power

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