CPU cooler advice Tags: Heatsinks Cooling CPUs Overclocking Product Last response: June 7, 2010 7:30 PM in Overclocking Share lcp1109 May 28, 2010 2:10:26 PM hello, I'm searching a CPU Cooler and I have: CPU: Phenom 550, with 4 cores and OC at 3.7 Board: M4A785TD-V EVO[ Case: nzxt gamma Can you point me the best cooler for each one of this price range: 20 - 30 30 - 40 40 - 50 and the performance difference (or some links where I can find it)? I'll probably buy the cooler in one of this websites: option 1 option 2 The more important is to have at full load < 45º c (if it's fisically possible with air cooling ) More about : cpu cooler advice saint19 a c 158 à CPUs a c 280 K Overclocking May 28, 2010 3:50:41 PM Hi. What is ur budget? U need a cooler not more big that 190mm. This seems as a good option. lcp1109 May 28, 2010 5:00:20 PM I dont know yet how mutch will spend, but I will not get anything more expensive than a Thermalright IFX-14. 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Misko195 May 29, 2010 4:23:41 PM lcp1109 said:and from this otion, wich one is the best: http://www.tuniq.com.tw/Cooler%20Info/Tower-120.htm (44$) TITAN Fenrir TTC-NK85TZ(25$) Noctua NH-U9B SE2 (45$) Can I trust this review: http://www.frostytech.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=238... ? Yes but you need to know how to read this temps, is little strange.... These not real temps, how you think. ---I have Cooler Maste Hyper TX3 on i5 750 couple days and my temps is: Ambient-15C Idle: http://img88.imageshack.us/i/cpuidhardwaremonitortem.jp... Load Prime95 http://img534.imageshack.us/i/cpuidhardwaremonitoronf.j... This is with only 50% fan speed... So CM Hyper 212+ is better cooler (i go with TX3 only becouse 212+ don't fit in my case, but 190mm will be good), take him. lcp1109 May 29, 2010 7:19:04 PM the hyper 212+ looks good, but no local store have it, and it will cost more 10$ than TITAN Fenrir saint19 a c 158 à CPUs a c 280 K Overclocking May 29, 2010 8:10:26 PM ^If u local store have the Tintan Fenrir go with it, is much better that the Hyper 212+ Misko195 May 29, 2010 8:32:35 PM saint19 said:^If u local store have the Tintan Fenrir go with it, is much better that the Hyper 212+ Yes, Titan Fenrir is one of the best cooler. If you can't buy 212+ than go for Titan Fenrir, but be sure to fit in you'r case..... lcp1109 May 29, 2010 9:08:16 PM ok. thank u all for your help. lcp1109 June 5, 2010 7:00:09 PM is it normal for the base of a CPU cooler to be almost 3 mm smaller than the CPU? Because that happen between a red scorpion and a phenom 550 saint19 a c 158 à CPUs a c 280 K Overclocking June 6, 2010 1:41:08 AM ^That cooler is a "direct contact" cooler, so, the size of the base of the cooler isn't very important as the numbers of heat pipes. lcp1109 June 6, 2010 12:59:19 PM I have phenom 550 x4 @ 3.6, 1.435v, that gest to 54º C when using prime95. Idle is 33ºC I'm using revoltec thermal grease diamond and Red Scorpion Dont know the room's temp, but outside temps can go from 16ºc to 25ºC without changing any thing. MB's temps go from 29ºC to 32ºC EDIT: 57ºC after oc'ing RAM saint19 a c 158 à CPUs a c 280 K Overclocking June 6, 2010 9:28:32 PM 1- U have unlocked the 2 cores and OC the CPU, and for that prime95 is a heavy test. 2- Ur temps in idle are fine lcp1109 June 7, 2010 7:32:54 AM According to this review, my cooler start cracking at 150w :s saint19 a c 158 à CPUs a c 280 K Overclocking June 7, 2010 7:30:18 PM ^The NH-D14 is one of the best cooler that exist today and I don't think that have those problems or will not have the lot of buyers that have. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources MOBO / CPU / CPU Cooler / RAM Advice Forum CPU COOLER ADVICE ? Forum Air CPU Cooler Advice (Corsair Vengeance Clearance Issue) Forum Advice on CPU Cooler Forum CPU Cooler Advice Forum New build ( advice on ram and cpu cooler ) Forum Building a MicroATX system, need cpu cooler advice and build opinion. 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