what r good cpu coolers ?

Hi all , I'm looking for some good cpu coolers, good brands and gr8
cooling..... I hear the whole "vapourchill" idea is supposed to be gr8?!
ideas ?
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  1. As psychomunkey suggested I will try and expand on my questions and ideas....
    1stly I recently brought AMD x2 4200+ , as u see in my sig, I only have a poor (?) quality "perx"
    400watt powersupply (btw some hints on a better p/s here would be appreciated) , so my 1st order of
    bussiness will be to buy a good quality p/s , possibly antec or thermaltake.
    Now as I recently built a pc for a friend , P4 3ghz (his choice) 5xx-series,asrock mobo(again his choice)
    (btw have any of u noticed that on most asrock mobos' the agp slot says "not compatible with 3,3volt cards"
    ?? , and a geforce 6800GT . Not a bad pc , but it overheats a lot = 55 - 60+ degress cel.
    So he will be going to South Africa soon and needs to buy a better CPU cooler (is this the right term?)
    for his processor, now since I intend to o'clock with my 4200+ I wouldn't mind buying one either.

    So my question is Which cpu cooler to buy ?
    I will ask further questions later on....lol
  2. THA 1S THAT KEEP UR CUP CULD LOL!
  3. OMFGH@XXORZ WHT A BUNCHA GOONZ!!!!!!11111ONEONENE
  4. like wusy said the arctic freezer is good i have one on my 3700 939
    and my brother has one on his 3500 939 clawhammer
    it did not change my temps any over the stock one
    mine is the sandy core and 90nm
    but on my brothers it dropped the temps from 125 to 130
    down to around 100f under load
    my brothers is the 130nm which runs hotter anyhoo
    and for 40$ or less you cant go wrong
  5. Sirheck what are your temps. Im running 36-38 idle, 48-50 load @2.5ghz. I was thinking of getting the Arctic Freezer pro as well. But since you said it didnt drop your temps at all im leaning towards just putting Arctic Silver on the stock heatsink to see if that will have any influence.
  6. Quote:
    Sirheck what are your temps. Im running 36-38 idle, 48-50 load @2.5ghz. I was thinking of getting the Arctic Freezer pro as well. But since you said it didnt drop your temps at all im leaning towards just putting Arctic Silver on the stock heatsink to see if that will have any influence.
    Just putting AS5 on your current heat sink (depending on how good your current goo is, of course) could give you like a 5*C drop I think it was. oh and Xabbo, your current temps are fine (by today's standards) if not pretty good. Unless your a freak like me trying frantically to lower your already low temperatures.
  7. with my first mobo msi k8neo4 sli and th3700 @2.5 oced and stock cooler
    the temps were 78 to 82f at idle
    that board crapped out on me (msi did send me a new one which i gave to my brother) i am running the asus sli deluxe and the same proccesor
    at 2.6oced with the arctic freezerand the temps are 80 to 84f at idle
    under load on both boards is around 95 to 100f
    also i am using the white paste i got from radio shack
    and on my brothers
    we have not tried the ac5
    getting the freezer pro on my asus deluxe was a little tricky
    with those heat pipes
  8. Blue Orb 2?


    or Tt Venus 12
  9. the arctic freezer that i have only covers about 85 to 90% of the
    proccesor or less you can see it in mine and my brothers
    he has the 939 3500 on 130nm which means a little more volts and
    more heat i have the same only 3700 90nm which i think is the
    diff because the stock hsf seems just fine and it covers the hole
    proccesor
  10. I'm partial to this guy:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16835118115

    120mm Fan...it's fricking huge..and quiet.
  11. Quote:
    I'm partial to this guy:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16835118115

    120mm Fan...it's fricking huge..and quiet.


    Doh.. those NewEgg bastards... I could have saved a buck...

    Actually, I should have shopped a lil harder.

    Could have got it 44 bucks w/shipping ($6.50)

    Heatsink Factory

    :( :cry: :( :cry: 8O :cry:
  12. could some explain what r / is "vapour chill"
  13. There was a nice review of some Alpine64 HSF, basically an enlarged AMD design, but with a larger, quiet fan, good for about a 5c decrease under load compared to factory sink...

    And only $15!!!!

    If resorting to vaporchill type cooling, you might want to instead look at the 939 Opterons.....; who forks out hundreds on aftermarket cooling, tehn skimps $20 by getting an X2 over an Opty? :-)
  14. FYI, there's an entire CPU cooling section/forum. Please post your questions in the appropriate forum.
  15. I do feel like KFC today... hmmmm. :oops:
  16. You know who makes the worst fried chicken? Church's. I can't stand their crap. I dunno why all the homies love that place. KFC is way better IMO.
  17. Really? I'll keep that in mind, though I don't think there is a Church's Chicken Res where I live. I just check switchboard... hehe

    :oops: <--stomach grumbles
  18. Church's is popular in the south. I'm not sure why we have them here...
  19. Vaporchill is very expensive but if you are interested in it check out www.asetek.com, but if you are looking for CPU air coolers then check out this comparison Toms did http://www.tomshardware.com/2005/06/07/10_mammoth_cpu_coolers/
  20. Quote:
    FYI, there's an entire CPU cooling section/forum. Please post your questions in the appropriate forum.


    he he :-) my bad , will go to that thread
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