Proper cooling for amd athlon 64 x2 6400 Tags: CPUs Cooling AMD Product Last response: November 2, 2009 2:41 AM in CPUs Share RailGun88 November 1, 2009 8:48:08 PM Hi, I'm getting an AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ CPU. I'm looking for a proper CPU cooler without going to liquid cooling. Nothing overly priced and something thats not overkill. TY. More about : proper cooling amd athlon 6400 xaira a b à CPUs November 1, 2009 9:40:07 PM arctuc cooling freezer64, or spire thermax ii m 0 l pepperman a b à CPUs November 1, 2009 9:42:33 PM This one would do nicely, for $35 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Related resources Upgrade from AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ - Forum Core 2 Duo E6400 VS AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ - Forum Is my AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ Bottlenecking? - Forum AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ Black Edition For Sale - Forum AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400 Mobo - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer pepperman a b à CPUs November 1, 2009 9:44:14 PM xaira said:arctuc cooling freezer64, or spire thermax ii I'm not familiar with the spire thermax, but I know from experience of several different heatsink/fans that the arctic cooling freezer 64 pro is less effective than the boxed fan the cpu will come with (which isn't very good either). m 0 l xaira a b à CPUs November 1, 2009 9:47:00 PM ok, if the 64 is that bad, use core contact freezer m 0 l pepperman a b à CPUs November 1, 2009 9:51:56 PM Make sure you get this one, not the lighter one, as it doesn't have the same surface area and the fan doesn't push as much air. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l RailGun88 November 2, 2009 2:41:27 AM Thank you although by cpubenchmark.net (Comp builders friend) the 5800+ is better. I'll probably still need a very good heatsink. So far I'm liking the core contact. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Phenom 9750 or AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ for gaming? Forum Upgrade from AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ ? Forum Does BIOSTAR NF4UL-A9 CPU support AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+? Forum AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ stock cooler issue Forum Core 2 Duo / E6400 or AMD Athlon 64 x2 AM2 4200+ Forum AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ Manchester cooling ? Forum Pentium D 925 vs Core 2 E6400 vs Athlon 64 X2 4400+(2.3ghz). Forum Overclocking AMD Athlon X2 6400+ on Asus M2N4-SLI Forum Solvedamd athlon 64 x2 7750 bottleneck Forum SolvedBest graphics card for AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000 Forum Solvedcheap DDR3 motherboard for AMD Athlon 64 x2 5200+ Forum SolvedInstalled new AMD ATHLON 64 X2 computer wont work Forum SolvedRAM for AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Forum Solvedamd athlon 64 X2 4200+ and ram overclock Forum Athlon 64 x2 6400 compatile with emachine t6524 motherboard Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !