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    Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro

    What makes this so good over a stock intel cooler?

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    Heatpipe/fin arrangement, airflow inline with case outlet.

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    ..quiet

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    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    ..quiet
    eh?
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    He's saying it's quieter than stock too, hence better.

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    i cant hear the thing.. although my main comp sounds like a vaccum cleaner as its soo old.

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    Can comment on its AMD counter part AC 64 pro, I have ran xp-120/Scythe Ninja/Tuniq Tower and the £11 AC 64 is on par with all of them on full load, best bang for buck

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    It's awesome for its price.... Simple.
    It's dropped my processor by up to 10c over the stock cooler.

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    Its cheap. But at its price you get what you pay for - not so good build quality.

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    I have Arctic Cooling Freezers (7 & 64) on both AMD 64and C2D - I would not use anything else, they are cheap - espesially when compared to the overall hardware cost of a system, better at cooling than the stock coolers by a huge margin, and much quieter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mishima View Post
    Its cheap. But at its price you get what you pay for - not so good build quality.
    I disagree - the build quality is fine, the fan is excellent and PWM - so controllable automatically, and you don't cut your fingers to shreds on the fins - unlike some others. Yes you can improve on the cooler contact plate finish if you must, but even this is as good as most - and an area that an enthusiast will happily do the work on if they want.
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    And it's much larger (and therefore cools better) than the stock cooler and so when I'm running WinXP with my E6300 my CPU fan doesn't even spin up!

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    It's alright, it's not exactly that flash. It's not in the same league as the big boys, but you get what you pay for.

    Personally if i spend £100-300 on a CPU, im gonna buy the best heatsink i can.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Martin87 View Post
    What makes this so good over a stock intel cooler?
    I just picked up a E6400 and used the AF7. temps = 43 under load
    Intel Stock = 44 under load.

    No difference for me really.

    (i did do it all correctly with AS5 aswell)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzen View Post
    I just picked up a E6400 and used the AF7. temps = 43 under load
    Intel Stock = 44 under load.

    No difference for me really.

    (i did do it all correctly with AS5 aswell)
    Quite odd... Maybe wait for the AS5 to set in more, I know my CPU temp has jumped a couple degrees when i re-seated my CPU cooler and put some new compound on it.

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    Or would suggest that the airflow in your case doesn't take advantage of the way the AC works. Often the case with side panel vents rather than a rear exhaust.

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