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Need Advice with choosing a heatsink AMD Phenom II X4 965
Sep 14, 2010, 9:30 PM
I just a build a new computer with the help of a friend and the stock heatsink is really loud, I know next to nothing about heatsinks. I was wondering if so one you recommend a nice heatsink.
ps i dont plan on overcloaking.
Sep 15, 2010
need advice choosing heatsink phenom
Sep 14, 2010, 10:58 PM
CM Hyper 212+
Sep 14, 2010, 11:04 PM
Yes, the hyper 212+ is a nice heatsink. Frostytech.com says one of the best available for AM2/AM3 is the Thermaltake Frio. I like the looks too, so I would consider that as a high end option.
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Sep 15, 2010, 1:14 AM
If you don't overclock and don't have very tall RAM you can get this:
Sep 15, 2010, 2:08 AM
May want to look at the top 5 quiet heatsinks:
Sep 15, 2010, 2:13 AM
The 212+'s fan can become audible (wouldn't really call it loud) at full RPM. However, unless you OC and are constantly running CFD code, I doubt it would ever go to full RPM (I have 212+'s on my 1055T and i5).
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