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    best bang for the buck HSF for quad amd

    whats the best bang for buck high performance hsf for this mobo and cpu combo?

    something with significant more performance than stock amd hsf but not costing 90 bucks, almost as much as cpu


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    Re: best bang for the buck HSF for quad amd

    Last edited by uddarts; 11-16-2011 at 08:07 PM.

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    Re: best bang for the buck HSF for quad amd

    This one does a great job on my 940: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835186134

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    Re: best bang for the buck HSF for quad amd

    The Corsair H50 works really nice for me. It's very quiet and keeps my 965 cool.
    Pete

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    Re: best bang for the buck HSF for quad amd

    CM Hyper 212+ is a great bang for the buck cooler on a budget. Add a second fan if you want.

    Spoiler!

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    Re: best bang for the buck HSF for quad amd

    Quote Originally Posted by EH100501AC View Post
    CM Hyper 212+ is a great bang for the buck cooler on a budget. Add a second fan if you want.
    +1

    Got one for my Phenom X6 1055t @ 3.5.
    Idle at 30c, full load (gaming) at 42c

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