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    New Heatsink

    http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...625&CatId=2545 Any ideas about this heat sink? Will it be alright. My cooling now is just stock air and I can't get over 2.45 stable with it. My CPU will overclock to 2.65 no problem but at 55* no load. If this cooling setup wouldnt be suitable for my application any suggestions on what would be? Thanks
    CPU - AMD X2 4200+ @ 2.4GHZ
    Mobo - ASRock NF6G-VSTA
    HDD - Seagate 250GB OS/Apps
    HDD - Seagate 320GB Storage
    GPU - EVGA 8800GTS 640 @ 650/925
    PSU - Thermaltake PurePower 500W
    RAM - G.Skill DDR2 - 1000Mhz @ 800Mhz

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    It looks like a pretty reasonable heatsink. I would try and find a few reviews of it before you make a decision if i were you.

    If you want a really good air heatsink then go with this one:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835109140
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    Its a good heatsink, and you can get it cheaper at http://clubit.com/product_detail.cfm?itemno=CA1906039

    the one Sam posted is better though.
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    A nice little review of the coolermaster HS
    http://www.driverheaven.net/reviews/...oler/index.php
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    "I think there is a world market for maybe five computers."
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    It will handle your 4200 no problem. The only thing about it though is that it is extremely bulky. I use an Arctic Cooling Freezer 64 Pro on my 4200. Cools it just fine and is much easier to work with than the Geminii.
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    a standard thermalright Ultra 120 will be cheaper, smaller, and performe way better than that. prob is on AM2 socket the direction of the heatsink isnt prefrebal, in this case id recommend a Scythe ninja.
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    If you are looking for a non tower design Thermalright has 2 models you might also consider.

    http://www.svc.com/si-128se.html

    http://www.svc.com/xp-120-p4-21.html

    I just purchased the SI 128 SE from Jab-Tech but will not be able to get my hands on it until Monday.

    I prefer this design compared to the towers...The towers are supposed to cool better...But I like designs like the Coolermaster or Thermaltakes because they blow down and should help cool other components on the motherboard.

    Just my 2 cents.
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