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Old 08-11-2010, 08:18 PM   #1
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Default phenom 2 cooler?

i currently have a phenom 2 945 and im looking to get a cooler for it. the problem is that when i go on newegg or whatever i have no idea what im looking for because there are so many different types. so it would be great just to get some info on whats good or suggestions ect..


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Old 08-15-2010, 12:34 AM   #2
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what are you looking to spend?

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Default Re: phenom 2 cooler?

Depending on the size of your case, either one of these will work well:


XIGMATEK Dark Knight

I have built two AMD 955 systems using these two coolers and they both run extremely quiet and offer excellent cooling.
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Just to voice some support, the HDT-S963 should be a good choice, just to help compare, I run an Arctic Cooling Freezer 64 Pro (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835185125 ) on my Phenom II 940 and it does a great job, but the Xigmatek is slightly cheaper, so that'd be my choice here.
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