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Old 08-23-2005, 08:58 PM   #1
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i am planning to get an athlon 64 3500+ and plan to oc it. i was wondering if any of these heatsinks would be good for oc'ing. if not can you give me any suggestions. (i am on a very tight budget)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...SubCategory=62
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Old 08-23-2005, 09:38 PM   #2
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:-/ might as well go with stock which isnt really for OCing....I would get a zalman one....kinda expensive...but soooo worth it.
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can you show me where to get a zalman or any other good and cheap heatsink?
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Old 08-23-2005, 09:49 PM   #4
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118118

That is a nice one
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would that heatsink be good for overclocking? do you think i could oc my processor up to the speed of a 3800+ with it being at good temps???

also, how do you find out your cpu temp and where can you get artic silver 5 paste?
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ur mobo will come with monitoring software.....arctic silver paste can be found here :

best thermal paste on the market:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835100007
245 reviews and still at 5 stars ...also idk about the speed of a 3800...but u should be able to oc it well....depends on ur mobo also.
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you think i could it 3800 with either of these mobos?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813127222

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813127206
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Old 08-23-2005, 10:18 PM   #8
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The Abit Fatal1ty Is One Of The Best Ocing Motherboards On The Market!!!!!

The Only One That Beats It Is The Dfi Lanparty Ut Nf4 Motherboard!!!!!

The Abit Fatal1ty Supposedly Kicks All Others Asses!
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is the first mobo i listed good for oc'ing?
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Old 08-23-2005, 10:25 PM   #10
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I wouldn't get a budget board like that...

If you want something cheaper than the Fatal1ty get this....

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136152

Its supposedly the best board for OCing on the market today.

There also is an SLi version on newegg.
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