Phenom II 940 system, overclocking (a good cooler)? Tags: CPUs Overclocking Cooling Phenom Product Last response: December 8, 2009 7:14 PM in CPUs Share cnor December 7, 2009 6:56:25 PM Hi everyone, I have a phenom II 940 based system, and anyway (in the future) I am planning on overclocking. I am wondering what a good cpu cooler would be, and what results I could expect (I'm hoping for 3.5ish, nothing too crazy) and still have decent temperatures. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... is my motherboard, and also I would like to overclock the RAM a bit which is http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (I am worried the tall heat spreaders might limit my selection of cpu coolers). Thanks in advance More about : phenom 940 system overclocking good cooler Zinosys a b à CPUs December 8, 2009 5:01:07 AM Well, now the best cooler is this one. I honestly can't say I know the price, it's a bit hard to find, but once you can, this is a very worthwhile investment. http://www.noctua.at/main.php?show=productview&products... snurp85 December 8, 2009 5:42:42 PM Xigmatek Dark Knight 120mm Heatsink/Fan http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Related resources AMD Phenom II 940 , need help overclocking it - Forum Phenom II x4 940 cooler question - Forum Phenom II 940 BE bottlenecking 7850? - Forum What's the best heatsink for an overclocked AMD PHENOM II 940 - Forum Can my M2N32 SLI wifi deluxe edition support a Phenom II 940 ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer snurp85 December 8, 2009 5:44:40 PM forgot to mention, the direct contact heatpipes improve heat dissipation compared to traditional heatpipes. Be sure to double check the clearance on your motherboard/case, these heatsinks are rather large roofus December 8, 2009 6:32:06 PM Running a Thermalrite Ultra 120 Extreme on my P2 and it stays very cool. Way cooler than I expected actually. cnor December 8, 2009 7:14:35 PM Thanks guys, looked at all of them but the only one I could find online was the Dark Knight one, also would my tall RAM heat sinks interfere with it? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPhenom II 940 over 76C on Prime but 58C real world ForumMSI 790XT-G45 & AMD Phenom II X4 940 3GHz Black Edition Rig ForumOCing a Phenom II 940 x4 ForumMy AMD Phenom II X4 940 BE 3.0 ghz and Left 4 Dead 2 ForumBest Motherboard for AMD Phenom II X4 940 ? ForumHow to safely OC Phenom II x4 940 to 3.5ghz ForumAmd Phenom II X4 940 or Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400 ForumPhenom II 940 Fan Advice ForumPhenom II 940 - Core 2 Quad Q9550 ForumPhenom II 940 roaring like a monster ForumPhenom II X4 940 Help ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumPhenom II 955 Overclocks ForumPII 550 stock fan good anough? ForumWill the Gigabyte MA785GM-US2H support phenom II x4 More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !