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Best Heatsink to use for overclocking

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by dark4orz, 19 Jan 2006.

  1. dark4orz


    Joined: 26 Dec 2002

    Posts: 319

    I am using my Stock Heatsink & Fan on my 4400+. I want to replace it with a better cpu cooler. Playing Games and overclocking is what I use it for mainly. I was thinking about buying the following:

    Arctic Cooling Freezer 64 Pro CPU Cooler (Socket 754/939/940) (FG-000-AR)


    ThermalRight SI-120 (Socket 754/939/478) Heatsink (HS-023-TR)


    Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound (3.5g) (AC-000-AC)

    Which one would you recommend?
  2. brakeinup


    Joined: 6 Jan 2006

    Posts: 938

    Location: Notts/Derby

    I am using the Artic Cooler on my X2 3800. Its a great cooler for my system.

    Its got great efficiency without being too loud. Its even better when cool & quiet is enabled on my motherboard as the system is almost silent when idle.
  3. malccy

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 25 Mar 2005

    Posts: 1,843

    Suggest Thermaltake Big Typhoon; presently running my Opteron 146 at 280x10 and temps are 28-29 idle and 32-33 load.
  4. lemonkettaz


    Joined: 28 Nov 2005

    Posts: 11,819

    what about the gigabyte g-power cooler?
  5. Sandmaster500

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 20 Jan 2005

    Posts: 1,116

    Location: Leeds/Oxford

    got a scythe ninja with a 120mm akasa amber on my 3700 sandy, temps of 23 idle :D
  6. w3bbo

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 14 Nov 2005

    Posts: 10,663

    Location: Up North

    Big typhoon, although all of the HS suggested above should serve you well imo