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May 6, 2010 11:54:45 AM

i need a good cpu cooler for a


ASUS Crosshair III Formula Republic of Gamers Series AMD 790FX Socket AM3 XFI Audio Card ATX Motherboard

AND c3 955(3.8GHZ)


i have looked at:

Zalman CNPS 9700 LED Socket 754, 940, 775, 939 & AM2 CPU cooler

&

Corsair CWCH50-1 Cooling Hydro Series H50 High-performance CPU Cooler supports LGA1156 LGA775

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May 6, 2010 4:35:39 PM

Both are good but the 9700 is getting a bit dated. I've heard good thing re: the H50. It sounds like a quieter option with about the same performance.

Make sure to get the AM2/3 mount if you go that route.
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May 6, 2010 7:20:32 PM

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May 6, 2010 9:18:09 PM

You could try the Cooler Master Hyper 212+ with a second fan in push/pull. Pretty good temps for the cost.
May 8, 2010 2:26:22 AM

I would take the 212+ over the V8, but then again the V8 doesn't get much love over here.
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