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    CPU Cooler?

    Can anyone reccomend any good cpu coolers to me? main thing is really to be quiet, but want them to cool well for the possibility of overclocking? some people have mentioned sycthe is there any in particular? thanks tga

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    Re: CPU Cooler?

    the Scythe Mine or the Scythe Ninja really.. both very good coolers and both very quiet coolers.

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    Re: CPU Cooler?

    I always go for the ninja, used 3 now. They are next to silent with the fan and can be run passive for most stock chips and even for a bit of overclocking if there is suitable air flow through the case

    You can undervolt the fan anyway, and any 800rpm fan (supplied is 1200rpm) is enough to give the nina adequate airflow for decent cooling overclocked or not.

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    Re: CPU Cooler?

    Scythe Mini Ninja CPU Cooler (Socket 478/754/939/940/AM2/LGA775) the review on that wouldn't be from you would it -_- xD (matt)

    + is the mini ninja also a good alternative?

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    Re: CPU Cooler?

    Tuniq Tower 120 is my weapon of choice for cooling. E6600 @ 3.6 and 42C at full load.
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    Re: CPU Cooler?

    I use Zalman CNPS9700.Q6600 3.6ghz Max temp at full load 65 c.

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    Re: CPU Cooler?

    Scythe SCNJ-1000 Ninja heatsink | silentpcreview.com

    Scythe Ninja review here - see this table for quiet heatsinks

    Recommended Heatsinks | silentpcreview.com

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    Re: CPU Cooler?

    I use the Scythe Mine on my PC's and on the builds i do for others.

    Extremely quiet
    Very good cooling
    Under £25.

    Perfect.

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    Re: CPU Cooler?

    totally agree with Blitzen
    it is an awesome cooler!
    perfectly silent aswell..

    i seen it the other day on a well known site for £19..
    can't remember where though.

    i'll have a quick search for you and post the link if i find it

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    Re: CPU Cooler?

    This is going to sound really nubby but that weighs like 600grams (scythe mine) how much copper can you have hanging off a thin piece of board :S

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    Re: CPU Cooler?

    Quote Originally Posted by TGA View Post
    Can anyone reccomend any good cpu coolers to me? main thing is really to be quiet, but want them to cool well for the possibility of overclocking? some people have mentioned sycthe is there any in particular? thanks tga
    Scythe Ninja Plus Revision B

    You'll have to check the compatibility with your board though to make sure it'll fit.

    Same goes for any specialist heatsink/fan. A lot of them are pretty big.

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    Re: CPU Cooler?

    Quote Originally Posted by TGA View Post
    This is going to sound really nubby but that weighs like 600grams (scythe mine) how much copper can you have hanging off a thin piece of board :S
    you'd actually be surprised how much weight these boards can take..
    mine doesn't bent at all with *mine* hanging off it.

    *like what i done there?

    there's some CPU heatsinks weighing nearly 1500g..

    seriously.. they don't actually weigh that much once you get your hands on it.

    and btw.. i thought exactly the same before i bought 1

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    Re: CPU Cooler?

    Quote Originally Posted by matty-hodgson View Post
    mine doesn't bent at all with *mine* hanging off it.

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    Thermaltake Big Typ 120 VX CL-P0310-01 Heatpipe CPU Cooler at TheCoolingShop

    Very quiet, fairly compact in height (helps airflow to the rear fan) and did amazingly well in the Hexus LGA 775 roundup in thermal performance. I'm very happy with it's overall performance, though I've got the slightly older model that screws in rather than using push pins.

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    Re: CPU Cooler?

    thanks for the input. i just ordered the Scythe Mine.... for matt... i can't wait to get Mine

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    Re: CPU Cooler?

    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzen View Post
    I use the Scythe Mine on my PC's and on the builds i do for others.

    Extremely quiet
    Very good cooling
    Under £25.

    Perfect.
    Gets my vote as well, awesome for the price
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