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Old 07-24-2006, 12:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default help me pick out a CPU fan..

I just got an AMD Athlon 64 3800+ Venice and im think about buying a new heatsink/fan combo. any suggestions? budget 50$. if i get a new fan will it fit in my case or will i have t leave the door open (ive seen some tall fans)

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well go to newegg and look up CPU heatsinks/fans and do the "drill down" until you get to manufactures. then look for the brand Zalman. find like a 9000 series that is compatible with your CPU.

They are one of the best fan/heatsink style coolers on the market.


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zalman 9500 is great, quiet reliable and a spectacular performer
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I'm a ZALMAN fan so expect the 9500 I have had just about everyone and they all rock... Coupled with some AS5 and your good to go...

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get a thermalright ultra 90 or ultra 120. you forgot to post what socket u have also :P 939 or am2?
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