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    Best S939 Heatsink

    Which ones the very best avalaible at the moment? trying to get a low noise high performance rig on the go and my FX57 just gets way to hot :/
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    SI-120 & appropriate fan?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BUFF
    SI-120 & appropriate fan?
    I'll 2nd that. I got mine yesterday and all i can say it's spot on! It's lowered my idle temps by 9 degs and i can only just hear the fan attached.

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    Surly the XP120 would be better?
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    SI is easier to fit & developed from the XP

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    Either the XP-120 or the SI-120. Just get the one that fits your mobo!

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    k, more surface area on the XP120 isnt there?
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    What about the XP-90C, hows this compair?
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    XP-90 is just as good but it's a little heavy as it's made from copper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by darrensen
    XP-90 is just as good but it's a little heavy as it's made from copper.
    only the XP-90C is made from copper
    The 90C weighs more than recommended for the socket - you wouldn't want to be moving your system with it hanging vertically.

    XP-90 is a good hsf but a 92mm fan has to run faster than a 120mm for same cfm all other things being equal & that means noiser.
    Plus the 120mm cools a larger area of the board (RAM, MOSFETS).
    Last edited by BUFF; 25-01-2006 at 01:48 PM.

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    Last edited by BUFF; 25-01-2006 at 01:48 PM.

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    I run the XP-90 with a 92mm ys-tech quiet fan on it for my P4 3.2Ghz Northwood, even if I crank the juice and clock it the temps never rise above 2c than the stock temps, very good heatsink, its got my vote and as I would say the P4 will run hotter than the FX-57 it should do the job for you

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    Just had a look around and it looks like the XP120 is ever so slightly better performing and its cheaper so might get that one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Platinum
    Just had a look around and it looks like the XP120 is ever so slightly better performing and its cheaper so might get that one.
    Great!!

    Rememeber to check to see if it is compatable with your Motherboard first by going to the Thermalright website as they have a list there.

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    Thermaltake Big Typhoon - very quiet and does a damn good job of cooling CPU.
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