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February 28, 2009 8:10:41 PM

I'm running my two month old Core i-7 D-920 on an MSI Eclipse M.B; 12 gb G-Skill DDR3 1333 RAM, 2x MSI oc'd GTX 280s, with a couple of WD Caviar Green 1TB HD's in Raid 0, in an Antec 900 Mid-tower case which has excellant air circulation and looks georgous to boot. This rig is rock solid at stock clock rates, on Vista Ultimate 64/sp1. I have not as yet, over clocked the system since I am running the Intel retail package CPU cooler but. I am interested in doing so. There were no aftermarket socket 1366 cpu air coolers when I ordered the parts. What is the best performing air CPU cooler (don't want liquid), for overclocking to say: 3.5 to 4 ghz range?

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March 1, 2009 2:56:50 AM

At the moment the best heatsinks that support 1366 out of the box is Spire Thermax II (SP679S1-PCI) Heatsink.

That's according to www.frostytech.com by the way
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March 1, 2009 11:24:57 AM

Kraynor said:
At the moment the best heatsinks that support 1366 out of the box is Spire Thermax II (SP679S1-PCI) Heatsink.

That's according to www.frostytech.com by the way


Thank you I will check it out. Rick....
March 1, 2009 1:35:58 PM

i dont know if it fit but big typhoon is the best i ever seen! so quite and i compared it to 3 other popular heatsinks this was far far better
March 1, 2009 4:27:11 PM

cheaptofix said:
i dont know if it fit but big typhoon is the best i ever seen! so quite and i compared it to 3 other popular heatsinks this was far far better


Thank you! I will look at that one also.... Rick
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