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April 20, 2012 1:04:12 PM

ok i have a Amd Phenom 970 Black Edition 3.8 OC :) 
on Asus Sabertooth 990fx
idle 49.0C on AI SUITE II
idle 57C on Speedfan :o 
idle 57C on Core Temp :o 
im using stock fan that came in the box with the processor and i know this is way to high for it. links or names of some reliable and good air cpu coolers, not going to use liquid cooled. air cooled only.
i have a azza solano full tower case

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April 20, 2012 1:31:47 PM

abekl said:
Actually it's the Hyper 212 EVO That's really popular now.


Ah I didn't know the EVO was that popular sorry, there are just so many people who get the 212+.

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April 20, 2012 2:12:48 PM

cyansnow said:
Here's the most popular air cooler for these times, the Hyper 212 +
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
If you get that heatsink, get some good thermal paste, like Arctic Silver 5:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Just cause its popular doesn't mean its good. Its actually kinda bad but its decent for the money it costs.

Op if you want good air cooling you really have about the options. The phantek, the noctua nh-d14 and the thermalright silver arrow. They are the best air coolers and about ten degrees cooler then the 212+
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