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    Question best cpu cooler!vote!

    im thinking of possibly overclocking or just concentrating opn getting nicer temps so whats the best cooler and other stuff to get?maybe artic silver?

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    On air, Thermalright SP97 & appropriate fan.
    AS5 or Shinetsu G751.

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    any gd swiftec etc waterblock, 1/2" pipe, car heatercore, decent garden pond pump (roughly 700 l/min), big plastic tub and some de ionised water.

    Pump in the tub

    pump--->heatercore--->waterblock--->into plastic tub (and round again)

    Total price prob about £60-80, a bit more expensive than an air cooler, but when u consider such factors as less noise and the ability for the water to keep the temps lower than 45oC no matter what sort of overclock u churn out... id say its worth every extra penny.

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    k cheeers guys.whats ur views on the coolermaster areo7 +??

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    Quote Originally Posted by cm_uk
    k cheeers guys.whats ur views on the coolermaster areo7 +??

    If that's your budget (£25 ish) get a Tt Volcano 12 (£18 + p&p at ebuyer).

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    my coolmaster areo 7+ and artic silver 5 are running 44c load with my 2500 barton @ 2370mHz vcore@1.7V
    so the areo 7+ is ok for moderate overclocking

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    thermalright.. each model for each league on its own.. the most expensive one is the best, the cheapest one also is the best

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    my mate has an aero7+ and has artic silver 5 and has an overclock around 2.3ghz and the temps are around 35 full load!

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    Thermalright SLK 800 or 900. Both stellar performers for air. But watercooling rocks.
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    I haven't got one but the latest Zalman (7000A Cu) should be a good mix of performance and quiet operation... For what it's worth though the Thermalrights are bloody good. Can't quite decide between the Thermalright SLK-900, the Swiftech MCX462-V and the Zalman CNPS7000A-Cu... I know the Zalman is likely to be the quietest (and *possibly* the best performer at low noise) but I'm still tempted by the other two (though memories of my SK-6 and the delta screamer are why I'm considering the Zalman)...

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    I ran a SLK800 & a 80mm pabst fan. Quiet & effective! speed control via speedfan. Lurvely
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    cool!what do u think would be a extremely cold cooler for the rubbishrubbishrubbishrubbishty 486!i know it dont need it but the lower the temps....also is there anyway i could mount an amd 2800xp fan on a rubbishrubbishrubbishrubbishe pentium?lol.also whats the best cooling fans for cases,im looking for a silent but cool fan.6 fans possibly .2front 2back.1 top.1side!cheers

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