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Old 03-22-2005, 10:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi guys im building a new comp with an athlon 3200+ and im going to overclock it but i don't know what heatsink to buy. im looking for one that under $50 but is atleast a bit decent (if it comes a few bucks more it doesnt rly matter)
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Old 03-22-2005, 11:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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take a look at the thermalright xp120 or xp90
and zalman coppers.
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i havent heard anything about it but the thermaltake tower 112 for 40 bucks is awesome. all copper. gigantic. and able to support 2 fans
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http://www.xoxide.com/zalman-7700-cu-cpu-cooler.html
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the xp120 is amazing

http://www.xoxide.com/thermalright-x...pu-cooler.html

but it might be abit over budget cos it doesnt come with a fan.
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For that price I'm surprised it's not copper.
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Intel Stock CPU Cooler------------------------Zalman 7700-Cu
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It is insane though - VERY well built, and very light.

Pair it with a Palarmo fan and you're set.
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