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Recommended Phenom II x4 cpu cooler?

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September 28, 2009 12:09:25 AM

Hey there, Is this cpu cooler Aywun RADI V6 CPU Cooler good enough to cool my phenom II x2 550 as a phenom II x4 b50 with the cores unlocked at safe temps? my stock heatsink on the cpu isnt good enough it runs to hot underload as a quad.

im on a budget of $45 new zealand so please don't recommend $60-150 american dollar top of the line cpu's
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September 28, 2009 11:58:51 PM

well the 120mm fans are well over my price range my question is that will it cool this cpu as a Phenom II x4 B50 @ 3.1Ghz no overclock.
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September 29, 2009 1:22:46 AM

digital0ne said:
Zalman CNPS9500A is around $45 on NewEgg.com

Its made for AM2 but my friend slapped it on his AM3 and it worked fine.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


that zalman is over $100 in nz. im sold though. im going with the buffalo. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... this has really really good reviews. the latest review by rob is doing the same thing as me but he is overclocking aswell as unlocking and he is getting really good temps so im sold.
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September 29, 2009 9:59:34 PM

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None of those tests were done with a X4 processor though.


Well to be honest i haven't seen 1 cooler review that cools it on a quad core. but on that frosty tech site it was beating about alot of the other coolers including the zalman 9500.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3xTD7_wht0 look in his description, look at the results on a intel quad.

Im kind of trying to proof to you that its good but im just trying to see if you would take another look on it, because it sounds like your just looking at the price and automaticaly thinking its going to be crap because it is cheap. I think im going to buy it anyway but yes.
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