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Best CPU Heatsink?

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I would love to try one of these if I could find one....

Spire Thermax Eclipse II
(review link):
http://www.frostytech.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=2521

5 x 8mm direct touch heatpipes!!!
im just curious as to what is the very best air cooled with fan of cour heatsink is.. one that isnt home made... full retail... which heatsink beats them all even if only by 1C

what is cool is tyhat i will have optimal air flow because i run my A/C 24/7 just for the pc... i use it for me too but ambient air for pcs especially servers is the only thing that matters really
 
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what about this
dont mind it has 3 heatpipes and small
 
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if you have a big case this it's awesome.....
Best cooling to price ratio out there in my honest opinion.
Within a couple degree of d-14 and silverarrow at max cpu temps.
Won awards from multiple review sites.

NZXT HAVIK-140 CPU Cooler w. Dual 140mm Fans
 
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Yeah, even a Hyper 212+ is going to do a decent job, and only costs like $25. My IVY CPUs seem to lose stability @ around 100 Watts of power drawn, so it's not like you're gonna really need THAT much.

I mean, I am aware that these chips are hot, but still.
A man of your nature and you haven't De-lidded it yet for better cooling Dave :wtf::laugh:
 

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A man of your nature and you haven't De-lidded it yet for better cooling Dave :wtf::laugh:
I hit 4.6 GHz @ 1.2 V, and it loads in Prime95 to 70c. Temps aren't an issue...people expecting the same clocks as SB are the problem. :p I did notr expect similar clocking, and haven't had any issues, but then, i didn't jump to 4.5 GHz, either...i took it one voltage step at a time.

I see mpos people running 1.3 V or so..of COURSE temps are an issue with that voltage!
 

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I use cooler master v8 and it runs very well with oc and runs very very quiet and only costs $60 in aus
 
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