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FINALLLLY MAYBEEEEE going quad

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You don't want either cooler if pushing past 1.35v with a phenom II quad. Might as well stay on stock cooling. If you are afraid of the rare consequences to happen to you like your friend, get a few zip ties and brace it at the top of your case.
 

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there is no stock cooler he offered me his TUNIQ monster I said no =/
also THIS LOL > is what I have to work with
http://img193.imageshack.us/slideshow/webplayer.php?id=dscn0626fy.jpg < think I can cram a tower cooler in there lolno
edit x2 : after some tape measuring/math I might be-able to get that Tx3 or freezer pro in there but my options are limited
 
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I may just Need to settle for the ZZ and hope it does the job well enough
if anyone had the older style Phoneme II heat-pipercooler and is willing to sell shoot me a pm
 
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Like I've said (as always) when I get asked this question:

AMD + Intel are almost identical in gaming. Yes AMD does have some higher FPS than Intel does, but that's for the most part Intel wins by like 10%.

If you have the money, go ahead and buy an Intel Processor (i7 six core) is a beast.

If you are on a budget --get the AMD 970 Black Edition because if your lucky you can unlock six cores instead of 4 and it's performance is amazing. (I own a 965 BE @ 3.6GHZ and never let's me down. I do a lot of video editing,surfing, and video gaming and I can do just about anything very very fast and with ease. My desktop literaly loads at like 5 seconds and it has a lot of programs starting up once i reach my desktop

Bottom Line:

If you have money: Intel
Budget: AMD
 

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Like I've said (as always) when I get asked this question:

AMD + Intel are almost identical in gaming. Yes AMD does have some higher FPS than Intel does, but that's for the most part Intel wins by like 10%.

If you have the money, go ahead and buy an Intel Processor (i7 six core) is a beast.

If you are on a budget --get the AMD 970 Black Edition because if your lucky you can unlock six cores instead of 4 and it's performance is amazing. (I own a 965 BE @ 3.6GHZ and never let's me down. I do a lot of video editing,surfing, and video gaming and I can do just about anything very very fast and with ease. My desktop literaly loads at like 5 seconds and it has a lot of programs starting up once i reach my desktop

Bottom Line:

If you have money: Intel
Budget: AMD
+1 and thats why my desktop looks like this
http://cl.ly/0e0M1Q171p0P2o3I3B3Y
 
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Nice, this is mine :)

 

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I thinka Corsair H50 cooler would be a good choice for you.
 

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#34
I thinka Corsair H50 cooler would be a good choice for you.
meh I looked at it its 70 bucks I CAN speed that but I don't really NEED IT I just want something that will keep it from melting untill I can get the cash todo a proper rebuild
all the comments in the newegg page for the ZZ say it will keep a 125wat BE under 55c
might beable to get a steal on the h50 on Black Friday :D
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Like I've said (as always) when I get asked this question:

AMD + Intel are almost identical in gaming. Yes AMD does have some higher FPS than Intel does, but that's for the most part Intel wins by like 10%.

If you have the money, go ahead and buy an Intel Processor (i7 six core) is a beast.

If you are on a budget --get the AMD 970 Black Edition because if your lucky you can unlock six cores instead of 4 and it's performance is amazing. (I own a 965 BE @ 3.6GHZ and never let's me down. I do a lot of video editing,surfing, and video gaming and I can do just about anything very very fast and with ease. My desktop literaly loads at like 5 seconds and it has a lot of programs starting up once i reach my desktop

Bottom Line:

If you have money: Intel
Budget: AMD
yes, i agree so far Intel wins just about 10%, i guess 10% wont be much to recognize on normal or daily use, it only appears on benchmark :D
 

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#36
Like I've said (as always) when I get asked this question:

AMD + Intel are almost identical in gaming. Yes AMD does have some higher FPS than Intel does, but that's for the most part Intel wins by like 10%.

If you have the money, go ahead and buy an Intel Processor (i7 six core) is a beast.

If you are on a budget --get the AMD 970 Black Edition because if your lucky you can unlock six cores instead of 4 and it's performance is amazing. (I own a 965 BE @ 3.6GHZ and never let's me down. I do a lot of video editing,surfing, and video gaming and I can do just about anything very very fast and with ease. My desktop literaly loads at like 5 seconds and it has a lot of programs starting up once i reach my desktop

Bottom Line:

If you have money: Intel
Budget: AMD
You would have to find a HDZ970FBK4DGR PII 970 to MAYBE unlock to 6 cores, Denab Dies dont unlock but if you can find the RARE zosma die then you might be in luck

http://www.cpu-world.com/news_2010/2010102101_AMD_Phenom_II_X4_970_BE_with_unlockable_cores.html

In most games the intel is MORE than 10% fps

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/186?vs=109
 
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#39
I will have to drop my over clock to 3.4 and I will do some testing. I believe my room temp is 20c its cold in Colorado now. I have the Corsair H50 I use to have the Xigmatek Dark Knight it did well. I have the stock cooler for the 940 still so I can do some testing with it if you would like me too.

Edit: My Phenom II 940 is lapped and my case does have pretty good cooling.
 
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#40
Here are the results with the H50

AMD Phenom II X4 940 BE @3.4 lapped CPU
Room temperture 20C
Cooler: Corsair Cooling™ Hydro Series H50 (ULTRA KAZE 120mm 133.60 CFM) push / pull
Case: SILVERSTONE RAVEN RV02-BW

 

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bought a stock PII cooler from NeilSmith :respect: we'r done here