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Whats the Best HeatSink For a 720 Be

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November 24, 2009 2:27:52 AM

im looking into doing a lot of overclocking with this Pc i just built, one of my friends who got the same exact part, except the case bought a OCZ vendetta 92mm, hes got it overclocked to 3.5 stable and his temps are 40C max, 24C idle. i plan to do about that much overclocking.

My system: Cooler Master Storm Scout, Corsair 650Tx Psu, 500gb Seagate, Asus M4a79xtd Evo Am3, AMD 720 BE, 4gb G.skill ddr3 12800, and a ATI 5770 card.

Im open to any suggestions on heatsinks, i just wanted to know about some other cpu coolers that perform as good, or better than the OCZ vendetta would in my case. id like to keep the spending under 50 dollars.
price and performance do matter to me.

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November 24, 2009 2:39:50 AM

I just bought me the

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

and IM using it on a 720BE. I was going to go for the 955 but This baby is at 3.5

my stable temps are at 30C I also bought 3 120mm fans pumpin out around 95-110cfm one in the front one on top and one in the rear. IM very happy with this cooler.
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November 24, 2009 5:46:58 PM

Here is a link to an excellent web site with useful information about cpu heatsinks:

http://www.frostytech.com/top5heatsinks.cfm

You can use the embedded search engine to find information about socket specific heatsinks.
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November 25, 2009 1:14:09 AM

oo nice link...

bump :D 
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November 26, 2009 10:31:10 PM

in my storm scout, would it be better to buy the coolermaster v8 off newegg for 40bucks or save 10 and get the OCZ vendetta for 30

i want to O.C my system to roll my friends i5 that he keeps trying to brag about.. even though he hit 93C in prime 95 right before pulling the plug, i just want mine to be better..
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