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Old June 16, 2009, 04:57 PM
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I'm in the market for a new air cooler for my AMD 5200+ b/c it idles @ 55 degrees. I have looked at the OCZ Vendetta 2 and the Xigmatek S1283, but wat other options are there? and which one the is the best for the buck.

I plan on blowing all the heat up the psu and out the case. i have a small intake fan on the side and a semi useless 120mm fan blowing at the HDs and a ghetto 80mm fan on my 9600GT blowing at the northbridge.
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sunbeam core contact or the raven
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Moar help plz.
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The two you suggested yourself are the best ones IMO. And well there's tons of variants that are all based directly off the Xigmatek.
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The two you suggested yourself are the best ones IMO. And well there's tons of variants that are all based directly off the Xigmatek.
+ 1 to that mate
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If you can find it with the MIR the ZEROTherm FV - 120 is a really respectable cooler in and around that price range.
Its simple but very effective, and it competes with a lot of the higher end coolers out there.

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Ziggy is easier to install than the OCZ.
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I've got the Sunbeam Tuniq Tower 120 on my 5000+ BE and the side of my case is always off. Can't remember my temps but it looks fo-shizzle! :)
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