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Old 06-04-2009, 12:34 AM   #1
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Default Thinking of buying this cpu heatsink/fan

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835106123

My Heatsink Gets really hot, around 56/57 after 20 mins of use, and Im not going to stand for that

Now I wanted to ask you guys, would this be a good Heatsink? Atleast drop it a few(maybe 5) degrees

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Old 06-04-2009, 12:49 AM   #2
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It's looks cool and it's not a bad heatsink. There are much better and cheaper heatsinks available.

Thermaltake SpinQ Heatsink Review

This is one of the better heatsinks available: XIGMATEK HDT-S1283
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Old 06-04-2009, 12:52 AM   #3
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Hmm, so that one is better? Or just cheaper?
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Yeah, the XIGMATEK is great. But if you want to spend about the same, this COOLER MASTER V8 is boatloads better and will make a world of difference from the Thermaltake you had picked out.

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Hmm, so that one is better? Or just cheaper?
It's better and costs less. But the V8 takes the cake.
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Yup, it's much better and cheaper.

If you check out that review link I provided you, it will show you the ranks of the coolers they have tested.

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835106123

My Heatsink Gets really hot, around 56/57 after 20 mins of use, and Im not going to stand for that

Now I wanted to ask you guys, would this be a good Heatsink? Atleast drop it a few(maybe 5) degrees

thanks
You will probably see a good 15 degrees from the stock heatsink if you get the Xigmatek lol
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You will probably see a good 15 degrees from the stock heatsink if you get the Xigmatek lol
well that all depends on the airflow in the case, the actual chip, the type of and amount of thermal paste applied, the way its seated, the actual flatness of the base of the cooler, the flatness of the IHS on your CPU. Its more than just a cooler that drops the temps that much...
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I had a miracle when i bought my Sunbeam, it went all the way down by 40 idle

I am not usually at 24 idle when i was in the 70's
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My Zalman CNPS9700 does a great job it lowered my temps by 10+degrees
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118019
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