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Old 02-02-2008, 01:33 PM   #21 (permalink)
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it looks like it will fit to me.

Also if you can afford it I would get this cooler, its a very good one: Newegg.com - XIGMATEK HDT-S963 92mm Rifle CPU Cooler - Retail

is t his a new cooler or what? cos ive neva herd of it.
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It's newish. I just bought the 120mm version, which gets very good reviews and on frostytech even beats the Thermalright Ultra 120 in some cases
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The Xigmatek cooler I linked you to is much, MUCH better than the Arctic Freezer
Sweet! I'm trusting you on this one, because no one else has it or uses and there is only 1 newegg review. Is the stock paste any good? Or should I get some as5.
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The paste that comes with the cooler is fine.

Also here are some reviews of the heatsink:
Xigmatek Intel 775 Heatsink Temperature Comparisons - HDT-S963 FrostyTech Review

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OK folks, based on all the suggestions about the processors I started a new thread over here:
New Budget Build (Please Critique)

on my complete build. If you feel like it, head over there and help a bit. Thanks.
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Goodluck w/ your 2180. Its a great processor for the money. 2.9-3.0 can be had w/ stock vcore. Hopefully yours oc's better than mine does. Not to scare you but I wanted a 4 ghz oc. Still awesome though running it at 3.0
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