What's a good CPU Cooler?

What's kind of heatsink would you guys recommend me getting to cool an i7 950@3841MHz? Im planning to get an CMH212+ but it doesn't seem the kind of heatsink would be able to cool my CPU down, i also found it for cheaper price
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4950641&Sku=C283-2054&SRCCODE=PWATCH&cm_mmc_o=2mHCjCVybgwczfgtCjCVqHCjCdwwp
Is there any other kind of heatsink that cost under $40 that could cool my CPU under 75*C(Load) at 3841MHz? The recommended store does not matters but the only store i dont want is Amazon as i got to create account... Also for best price to find that's cheap, go to PriceWatch.COM as I always buy my stuff from it...
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  1. Hi LegendKiller! I think most heat sinks will work fine but!... I would make sure you use a good heat sink paste. This is a MUST!!!!
  2. The last time this sort of debate arised, the Scythe SCMG 2100 came out on top for under 40$ performance cooler.

    www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835185142

    Here's a review -

    www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/822
  3. Sorry Emerus but it's out of stock on on both store that i found...
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=35-185-142&SortField=3&SummaryType=0&Pagesize=10&PurchaseMark=&SelectedRating=-1&VideoOnlyMark=False&VendorMark=&IsFeedbackTab=true&Keywords=%28keywords%29&Page=1#scrollFullInfo
    http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?p=FAN-MUGENB&c=pw&hash=e0604g6vsXEe2yGz3YXv%2F4iKch4HUsSGnSzSmkqikRX3uoMs%2BWdu5rwZcwhBRP1X8Dqsp3E0jDQFN4%2BrZTrV3%2BTJp3%2BpJr9Zq9FfYOBUJP5fGtNxdBqf8T7wOP8

    @ rtfgirl Im planning to get the noctua paste but im not sure if it's good tho
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835608008


    EDIT: Im planning to Lap my CPU when I get a new heatsink and POWER supply because my PSU is a cheap brand(Viotek v2 700W).... BTW im current have an Tt V1 AX on my i7 950 OC and it's not doing so well... Gaming made it runs up to 69*C max but 100% cpu test is over 100*C...
  4. Why no one helping me :(... BTW What's the best CPU Cooler Bang for the Buck?
  5. The CM 212+ is best when it comes to value oriented heatsinks. But since you are not satisfied with it, increase your budget a bit more and get this -

    www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103089

    Good looker with nice looks but noisy.
  6. I found a different one for cheaper price but i hope it keeps the price because im not ganna buy it right now :/ maybe next month...
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835106150R&cm_re=thermaltake_frio-_-35-106-150R-_-Product
    But the V6 is still better so i may go with it if the price on the frio goes up :/...
  7. cheap but good cooler - CM212+.
  8. The CMH212+ cant beat the ThermalTake Frio if the Frio is at 32.99... The price dropped down like $20 i think and it seem to be the bang for buck for now XD... I might buy it sometimes next week OR next month...
  9. legendkiller said:
    I found a different one for cheaper price but i hope it keeps the price because im not ganna buy it right now :/ maybe next month...
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835106150R&cm_re=thermaltake_frio-_-35-106-150R-_-Product
    But the V6 is still better so i may go with it if the price on the frio goes up :/...


    That's a better cooler but is an open box unit. Hope you noticed that too.
  10. It doesn't really matters if it's not broken or have missing parts lol, if it works perfectly, I'll keep it XD... It's opened but it's not used?
  11. That's the catch with open box stuff. Can't really say if it has been used or not. Well can't guarantee that 100% with boxed stuff too.
  12. Guess the CMH212+ is the choice than as for thjavascript:%20validform(this);e bang for the buck of $30 LOL...
  13. This is the one I am using....

    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/noctua-nh-d14-dual-radiator-and-fan-quiet-cpu-cooler

    Not sure if it meets your budget, how it compares to others, or even if it will fit in your case (HUGE).... but it is awesome.
  14. I like the Noctua coolers. Not especially cheap, but very effective. One of the best features is a very good and easy-to-use mounting system. One of the things I like about them is that they are not noisy.

    For a major overclock the NH-D14 is probably the best choice.
  15. I dont like that one because it doesn't seem to take effect like the new cooler... it's just a news and i forgot the name but it was something like Dark Arrow or something and look exactly like that but got 8 heatpipes instead of 6 like the Noctua-D14... Noctua got the best Thermal Paste but i never tried LOL... BTW i think the Thermalright Venomous X is better than the Noctua-D14 because it's EZ to mount PLUS it cools down better... Check this out LOL:
    http://www.clunk.org.uk/reviews/high-performance-cpu-cooler-shootout-q2-2011/Page-15.html
    I just want a cooler to cool of an OC i7-950 at 3841MHz With RAM(1800MHz) OC to 2009(1004.5)
  16. Just to answer the thermal paste question, which hasn't been addressed, you should get yourself some arctic-silver 5 thermal compound.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835100007&cm_re=arctic_silver_5-_-35-100-007-_-Product
  17. Sorry but i dont like AS-5 anymore because i use it on my Tt V1 AX and it's reaching 73*C(Max) at stock setting except voltage of 1.12V(1.12V made it to 73*C so 1.2 is 100*C...) Im planing to buy something different and that have a lot of good comments which that is the Noctua thermal paste... BTW at 1.12V or even at the minimum of what CPU can handle(1Core 1 Thread 0.8V 12Multi 133BCLK) my CPU never goes under 46*C at idle(even in bios) and idle an average of 47-48*C even at the lowest settings it reaches a max temps of 55*C... Also i dont really feel any heat at all from 70*C until it goes in the 85*C when it start heating up the heatsink... BTW my CPU is not flat and it's why im going to lap it because it's seriously off and i can tell from the thermal paste, a lot of it was on the CPU and a little bit was on the HS Base but it also make a line that it touches the CPU(Direct contact on that line) which is the size of a keyboard or the size "Enter" key on your keyboard...
  18. Here are few articles on thermal pastes -

    www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/What-is-the-Best-Way-to-Apply-Thermal-Compound/1303

    www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Thermal-Compound-Roundup-June-2011/1299
  19. The Noctua is a bit better and I still goes with it...
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