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New CPU cooler to replace AMD 965BE stock cooler

Q: New CPU cooler to replace AMD 965BE stock cooler

Alright, so recently my stock cooler for my CPU has been getting really annoying. It seems to get really loud during gaming, with my CPU temps averaging around 43c.

So I decided to grab a new CPU cooler. Ive had my eyes on the

But now after a little of reading up on the cooler, I'm a little concern about size and effectiveness. Here's my case if anyone knows if it will definitely fit. armor gaming case

Also,id like to know if there are any other good CPU coolers out their along the same price range, that performs better.

-Thanks In advance

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A: New CPU cooler to replace AMD 965BE stock cooler

The V8 is still a very good cooler, and was top dog for its time. if you want the top performers now , you are going to pay another $30 for them. 50001444&IsNodeId=1&name=Thermalright, Inc.

I have the Silver Arrow (3 fan) cooling an AMD Phenom II x6 1100T @ 4.3Ghz and It's stellar.

Make sure you know the measurements of your case if you are getting a high end cooler.
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I've got a brand new core 2 duo stock cooler from my old PC, and it seems much better than the stock cooler I got on my i5: cooper base, twice as much heat sink and pretty much the same fan. I was wondering if it would work better on the i5 than the tiny little I think I got along with it. Place your opinions, I'll test it this afternoon and post the results.

A:Solved: i5 stock cooler vs. 775 stock cooler

Eh, how embarrassing, the 775 cooler doesn't fit on the 1156 socket.
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im after something better then the stock cooler for my lga 775 Q9550, from the link below or or any sites please recommend one to me, price limit is $60 AUD

im looking for a good balance between noise and cooling, good cooling and not noisy.$60.00&rbSrchType=ALL&recMax=500&Page=1

thanks for the help.

A:Best cooler other than stock?

Are you planning to overclock?
Will your chassis accept a tower cooler based on a 120mm fan design ? (You will need approx 160mm of space between the motherboard and the side of the case)
From the Techbuy site these are good coolers:

The Cooler Master Hyper 212 would be the best performer.

If you limited to approx <130mm of space then this:

the 3R Systems Iceage 120 (especially the Boss II variant if within your price range), Thermalright Ultra-90, Sunbeamtech Core-Contact Freezer (120 and 92mm fan versions) would also be good choices.

The Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 range are cheap but not a huge step up from the stock Intel cooler- ok if you plan on no (or mild) overclocking.

My second system runs a tower cooler (Sunbeamtech Core-Contact Freezer- the 120mm version) on top of a Q9400 running at 3.6GHz ( 425 x 8, 1.25v in BIOS) 24/7 at 33-37 C idle, 45 C (approx) normal load, 47-52 C using OCCT torture test (Prime95 small/blend FFT). These are summer temps when the ambient (room) temp is 26-34 C.Most good coolers in a well ventilated chassis will give similar results.
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Anyone have any experience overclocking this CPU? I've heard of people getting it up to 4 GHz with aftermarket air cooling.

A:E5200 O/C (Stock Cooler)

3.25 is stable and cool, tempting to push it a little further.
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I don't really ever plan on overclocking to be honest and would like a professional opinion on whether the stock CPU cooler that comes with the 95W GO stepping Q6600 processor would suffice for my mostly internet / desktop publishing activities?

And is the stock cooler noisy?

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IDLE 20-30 C
Gaming 40-50 C

GPU temps (just in case it affects anything)
Gaming 50-60 C


A:Overclocking with a stock cooler?

I'd ratchet things up slowly and see how it goes. It's not just temperatures you need to worry about, but voltages and clock multipliers, etc. Given various imperfections in manufacturing, sometimes one motherboard is able to handle any kind of overclock you throw at it, while another one of the same make and model will pitch a fit at even the slightest bit of overclocking. So move things up a little at a time, with some time to test in between each step up. Remember you're dealing with a highly sensitive bit of electronics that'll cost you a minimum of a couple hundred dollars (or convert to your local currency) to replace. Unless you've got money burning a hole in your pocket -- and if you do, allow me to tell you about the Alvin Svent Wellness Foundation, where all funds go to my general well-being and happiness -- to replace that CPU, maybe even motherboard, it doesn't pay to be impetuous.
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A:seperate p4 from stock cooler

I hope you didn't twist it when you pulled it. Otherwise you may have some bent pins. So the fan housing is off and the CPU is stuck to the bottom of the heat sink. It's probably stuck more with suction than actually glued on there. I use a very gentle twist with the CPU still in the socket to break the bond. Try setting the heat sink down with the bottom and the processor facing up. Use a plastic credit card and just work it underneath on one corner carefully avoiding the pins. It should pop off. Make sure you are grounded when handling components. You will need to clean off what ever is stuck to the CPU and bottom of the heatsink. Some people use rubbing alcohol. I use denatured alcohol because it evaporates quick and leaves no moisture. When you have the CPU clean, then you are going to need to prepare the bottom contact surface of the new heatsink before applying a thermal paste. I use Arctic Alumina because I'm cheap , but Arctic Silver5 is what most people use. Here is a link on how to prepare your surfaces and apply the paste before you assemble it back on the mobo. Make sure you buy thermal paste and not epoxy. That's used for gluing heat sinks to NBchips
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A:AMD Athlon Stock Cooler any good?

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A:Can the 3770 stock cooler be used on a 4770K?

I would say yes after reading the following. It seems the difference mentioned below is all in the backplate design. Since the stock cooler doesn't use a backplate, it is a non-issue.

Noctua Offers Free LGA 1150 Haswell Mounting Kit Upgrade for Older Heatsinks

Because the LGA 1150 socket keeps the same mounting hole spacing as the current LGA 1156 and LGA 1155 sockets, many newer Noctua cooler will not need the mounting kit upgrade, and can simply be installed into the Haswell machine as is. In other words, if the heatsink worked with your Lynnfield, Sandy Bridge, or Ivy Bridge-based system, it will work in a Haswell system as well.Click to expand...
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A:How mucn would i be able to overclock my CPU (with stock cooler?)

Taking it to 3GHz from 2.66 is a big jump in one hit. Also the amount of heat generated will depend on what you are running on the system (games are demanding, for example. Depending on the board, I would increase clock speed in small jumps and watch the temperature using something like Everest from - the system will usually become unstable before you do any damage to the chip. Still, that is not a cheap chip to be messing with.
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cooler is rather large with copper base and what looks like copper headers lol
downloaded cpuid hv monitor
cpu 85c
mainboard 33c
core 0 49c

core 1 51c

cpu vcore 1.57v

+12v 12.67

vbat 3.17

seems a little hot to me guys

shouldn't a higher performance fan like this do better

fans all working and running approx. 3600 rpms

your thoughts are most appreciated


A:AMD 6400+ running at 85c with a stock cooler

Try seeing what your bios is telling you about cpu temp. is this a stock cooler?
when was the last time you applied new thermal compound?
Have you recently moved the computer? any gap at all, even a .001" gap will heat things up
third, download a different temp program to verify that reading.
and is that reading under load , or idle?
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A:I7 3770 with stock cooler, what are your max temps?

You shouldnt go past 80C on a CPU, otherwise you are killing its lifespan. The Stock Cooler should be better for now. Get a Hyper 212 Evo for $35 if you want. It is very good.
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The system is very stable but what I would like to know is what speed would people recommand ( I have seen them running at 3.5 and above) with the current cooling system or should I upgrade the cooling system? then over clock?

Any thoughts?

A:Overclocking E6700 with stock cooler?

Yes get an aftermarket CPU cooler. Keep in mind that you will have to clean off the old thermal paste and apply new clean thermal paste when you change the cooler. Overclocking is increased little by little until the computer won't start. Make note of the overclocking values and when the computer won't boot, use the last working setting after you reset the CMOS and get the computer booting once more
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According to this write up, you wouldn't get much more out of the card. They mention the card is already clocked near its maximum.

Gigabyte GTX 770 4GB Windforce 3X Benchmark and Review - Page 5 of 18

With our favorite overclocking tool MSI Afterburner we couldn?t get any where when it comes to overclocking. However, with EVGA Precision we managed to slightly bump up the voltage which enabled us to reach a stable 1280 MHz for GPU and 7484 MHz for memory which, we must state again is a very nice overclocking endeavor, especially if you take into a count that we were dealing with a cards voltage that has been locked in the BIOS. Now since the card was already overclocked to its maximum we knew we won?t get much out of it. +50 MHz (1280 MHz w/boost in total) and +233 MHz for memory making it 7484 MHz respectively is probably the maximum you can get from any GTX 770 unless your really really lucky.Click to expand...
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A:Intel stock HSF vs. Cooler Master Hyper 48

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A:Hardware 101 - Upgrading your Stock VGA Cooler (Zalman VF-900 used)

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A:I2500 stock fan/cooler suddenly ineffective

What are you getting for a reading on "Vcore"?

If the CPU voltage is too high, that would explain the heat up.

That's all I got ATM.

Is this thing overclocked at all?
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The 1 fan which is mounted is intake.

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A:Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Cooler

Quote: Originally Posted by rmw020

I just got the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Cooler today, easily installed and really good. Well better than stock cooler.

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The 1 fan which is mounted is intake.

If i were to install another fan to make it dual fan, would both be intake or would one be exhaust and intake etc. As in going with the push pull flow?????

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im thinking of buying a new CPU cooler, as my CPU runs quite hot on full load (around 60 degrees C) and according to AMD max. is 62.

what would be a good one, keeping in mind i'd like to try to OC in the summer. my computer is on the top floor which is always very hot in the summers, that'd be a thing to keep in mind to when choosing

i've read about the scyte mugen 2, but im not sure if my case is big enough.

and how about mounting it? how hard is it? howmuch thermal paste do i need to put on the CPU? how do i clean off the old thermal paste?

thanks in advance


A:new CPU cooler

Quote: Originally Posted by dutchdarky

hey there,

im thinking of buying a new CPU cooler, as my CPU runs quite hot on full load (around 60 degrees C) and according to AMD max. is 62.

what would be a good one, keeping in mind i'd like to try to OC in the summer. my computer is on the top floor which is always very hot in the summers, that'd be a thing to keep in mind to when choosing

i've read about the scyte mugen 2, but im not sure if my case is big enough.

and how about mounting it? how hard is it? howmuch thermal paste do i need to put on the CPU? how do i clean off the old thermal paste?

thanks in advance


The default inexpensive choice is the Cooler Master Hyper 212, which sells for around 30 bucks. Well above average and cheaper than most. Large, but not enormous.

You clean off old thermal paste with isopropyl alcohol and clean cotton rags or q tips.

You don't need much new thermal paste. The standard paste recommendation is Arctic Silver 5. Apply it according to the instructions for your processor at You don't need much.

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A:Cpu cooler

I used this Zalman unit till I went with the H50.
Zalman CNPS9900LED CPU Cooler - Socket 1366, 775, 754, AM3, AM2, AM2+, 940, 939 at TigerDirect
The Zalman doesn't require a back plate but they provide on if you want. The fins are seriously sharp and installing this sucker is a trick but it cooled well !
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i purchased this cpu cooler and it came yesterday. i installed it on my new rig (witch is yet to be completed ...still waiting on video card and psu) and ran into a question about it.

it has a seperate fan speed control that i can either use in a 3.5" floppy drive bay or a pci bay in the rear.

my question is, do i have to use this control? or can i just let me mobo tell it how fast to spin the fan?

in the instructions, it says to disable the mobo function in bios while using the extra control that came with the cooler, but it doesnt say i have to use it or if it is optional.

any advice on this matter i would love.
thanks in advance.

A:Question about my new cpu cooler

The control knob is optional. You can plug the fan directly into your motherboard, and have it control the fan.
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Based on the title above during my startup at the bios, i got the message. Infact, all cooler in my desktop are running. Anythings wrong?

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Hello people,I am new here. My name is Alexander.

I have one question about my lap top from title. I want to know did my lap top have cooler fan or he have passive cooling? This is important to me because I can not find anywhere this information on internet. Sometime he raised the temperature of CPU.. and I want to know is this some cooler fan factory mistake or need to provide additional cooling. Lap top is new,old only 3 months.

Greeting from Monte*****.

A:Satellite L50-B-1VR Cooler fan

Some models have no fan.
If you hear no fan noise when pushing the CPU to the maximum, and the notebook doesn't shut off, the notebook is a fanless model.
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Hi, everyone. i got a acer aspire r11 and im planning to get a laptop cooler, but the whole laptop was totally has a enclosure. no fan grills or something. so what do you suggest guys?

A:do i need a laptop cooler?

i tested a R14 and honestly the default cooling fan was perfect and silent, never had high temperature feelings, so not worth in my opinion.
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My heatsink just really sucked, so I bought a new one. I took off the old processor and replaced it with the new one. When i turned the computer back on the computer would just power down, althought power light still stayed on. Did I miss a step in the replacement process?? Should I have cleaned the old themal stuff off and then replace it? Is it not turning on because it has no contact?

Any help would be appreciated.


A:Replacing Old CPU Cooler??

Yes, you need to completely clean off the old thermal paste/pad and apply the new stuff. If you didn't then the heat is likely not dissipating into the heatsink, and your CPU is overheating. Most motherboards will automatically turn off when the CPU gets too hot to avoid damaging things.
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I have TbredB [email protected] and Spire WhisperRock II cooler. At summer time it's temp. raises at cca 58C so I was wondering if there's any new cooler which would keep temp at max 55C, but that cooler must not exceed 20$. Cause I plan to do more OC of CPU in near future, it would be nice that cooler could keep 55C at least at 2100mhz and all the time that it's noise wold be lover than 30db :grinthumb

A:Help me buy new cooler for TbredB!

Do you have case fans? it may jus be the "Hot" air is just sticking around inside your case,,try to bring "Ambiant" temps down,,your CPU temps will follow. other than that,i would go Thermal Take Silent boost or, one of the volcano's, i have also heard the Zelmans work well.

Good luck.
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I have a quiet startech fan+heatsink combo for my pc building project. To cut a long story short, the heatsink fell onto my floor. A small piece from the silver plastic on top snapped off, however I cannot see any damage done to the fan. Should I try using this? Or booting up the computer with the side off? Here is the link to it:
I am one annoyed guy right now.
P.S I will try to upload a picture if my camera decides to work.

A:Damaged 775 Cooler

If by "top" you mean part of the fan shroud, as long as the structural integrity of the whole shroud isn't compromised, it should be okay.
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I have a AthonXP System that I put together and it s Cooler and Getting Quieter PC My not too hot or too loud but still I d like to get it as cool and quiet as possible I have a fan in the front pulling air in with some cloth to filter dust and one on the back blowing air out plus ovbiously the CPU fan and the power supply fan The CPU Getting My PC Cooler and Quieter runs around or C most of the time and the system temp is usually around or In addition to those fans there are some vents in the side panels on both sides of the case So my theory is if I take some foam rubber the spongey type stuff and put a inch or so layer inside each side panel big enough to cover the whole area of each side and cover up those side vents in the process it may make the machine a little more quiet and maybe a little cooler at the same time because it wont allow any air in those side vents and it will force a faster and maybe cleaner flow of air through the system This sound like a good idea or just a waste of time nbsp

A:Getting My PC Cooler and Quieter

Did the CPU and box come as a set or did you purchess them seperate??? The CPU usally runs hot and I personally would not Cover any of the vents up. With one fan in the front and one in the back and everything else closed up you might actually cause the system to heat up more. The ventilation is there for a reason. Just my 2 cents.
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I just bought an Albatron Trinity card on Ebay cheap. The owner said it never worked right an now I know why. It has a huge HSF thats so badly designed that it barely makes contact with the VPU. It also extends over the RAM but doesnt make contact with it. The card runs very hot and the fan is the loudest Ive ever heard. I think I can blow dry my hair with it.
I wanted a VGA Silencer but it looks like they dont have one for an AGP card, only PCIx. Thanks

A:Need a cooler for 6600GT.

Maybe one like this then?
A little pricey, but I think it'd work.
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ok.... so whats the best cooler for the Phenom II?

A:Best cooler for Phenom II

Any type of cooler that has more than 4 heatpipes and dual fans installed on the sides. Aluminum structure and aluminum base. Copper composites the heat faster but not dissinpation. It is thicker in density than aluminum, platinum & titanium while all of these metals are light in nature thus I can't see how copper is better. I don't remember characteristics of each metal from chemistry class but I'm certain about the dissinpation.
We're all equally different with opinions, some suit for flashy looks, some pick for a decent price & some buy for the quality of the product.
There is a large variety of cpu heatsinks on the market. Just need to research & decide which suits your motherboard the most to it's potential.
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Is 7 susposed to be cooler than XP?
Windows 7 CPU runs about 10-15 degrees C hotter than XP. I have a M2A-VM ASUS motherboard. When I ran Win 7 RC for quite a while it seemed cooler. It has quite and cool AMD technology!

how can i make the cpu cooler?

A:Is 7 susposed to be cooler than XP?

What runs hotter? The video card? The CPU? The Chipset? Hard drives?