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Which config is the best for my unlocked b55

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August 8, 2010 12:26:56 AM

I successfully unlocked my phenom II 555 BE but the stock cooler doesn't seem to be keeping my temps under check, maybe it's because it's hot here (core temps hit 62 deg. celcius in X2 mode under Prime95 and I can't tell in X4 mode as the sensors don't seem to working in this mode). So I've been thinking of getting an aftermarket cooler and while at it pick up a good psu that can handle my two sata 5.25 drives, 2 sata hdd drives, 6 case fans (I live in a tropical country) and a radeon 5770 for now which I'll maybe upgrade to crossfire later on.

So I stumbled on these options from Amazon & Microcenter as I was shopping online, which combination is better? I don't believe there is a difference between the psu's, am I wrong? So the main difference is the coolers - if i get the coolermaster hyper 212 plus + 2 fans w/ the y-cable will it be better than the Zalman Performa with its stock fan? I read on frostytech that the Zalman Performa is the best cooler for AMD based builds like mine with the stock fan.

My budget cannot go beyond that ~$110 point (i wish there were cheaper sources) as it is an emergency upgrade for now and I don't have enough time to save for more as my friend in the us is coming to visit me soon and I want him to come with them. Please help me out fast as I am supposed to buy them before he comes. Also, will these coolers fit on my mobo? I have a gigabyte ma785gm-us2h. Here are the prices for both sites:

Microcenter
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OCZ OCZ550FTY Fatal1ty Series 550W - 55 USD
Cooler Master Hyper Plus 212 - 30 USD
Cooler Master 120mm Blue Case Fan 2-in-1 - 16 USD
Link-Depot 3-pin Fan Power Y Cable 1.99
Total + Shipping - 111.92 USD

Amazon
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OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W - 70 USD
Zalman Performa - 40 USD
Free super saver shipping

Sorry for not providing links, seems I didn't save them in this notepad file :) 

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a b K Overclocking
August 8, 2010 3:37:47 AM

hmm I like both :\
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August 8, 2010 12:18:12 PM

Fetal said:
hmm I like both :\

Me too, that's why I had to ask someone else as I'm a noob in this area. Which one do you think will be better?

Here are the links to the specific items:

Microcenter
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1) OCZ OCZ550FTY Fatal1ty Series 550W - 55 USD
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...
2) Cooler Master Hyper Plus 212 - 30 USD
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...
3) Cooler Master 120mm Blue Case Fan 2-in-1 - 16 USD
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...
4) Link-Depot 3-pin Fan Power Y Cable 1.99
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml...

Total + Shipping - 111.92 USD

Amazon
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1) OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W - 70 USD (Free super saver shipping)
http://www.amazon.com/OCZ-OCZ600MXSP-ModXStream-Power-S...
2) Zalman Performa - 45 USD (+ shipping)
http://www.amazon.com/Zalman-CNPS10XPERFORMA-Performa-C...
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August 18, 2010 7:46:13 AM

Any help please? Now I'm more confused: when you factor in shipping costs it even becomes worse. Now I'm undecided between Spire Thermax Eclipse II for $55, Hyper 212+ for $35 Xigmatek Dark Knight for $48 or Zalman Performa for $50. Which is the best bang for the back when it comes to AMD cooling solutions?
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a b K Overclocking
August 18, 2010 10:18:52 PM

Zalman.
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August 26, 2010 6:53:25 AM

Best answer selected by heyz4k.
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