New CPU cooler, need your recomendations

By nosebleedXD
Jan 31, 2009
  1. so basically I picked up a ocz gladiator max cpu cooler for 31.99 after mir

    after reading some post later on, vendetta 2 is better than it?

    just wondering =[
  2. LinkedKube

    LinkedKube TechSpot Project Baby Posts: 4,271   +44

    Dont expect noticeably lower temps with the vendetta 2. What cpu are you using.
  3. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 7,297   +27

    The fan is of lower quality than on the Vendetta 2. But its essentially an upgrade for the Vendetta 2, and they are close in performance. Replace the fan with a decent one like the Nexus Real Silent\Yate Loon D12SL-12 (for low-speed, quiet and moderate cooling) or the Scythe Kaze Jyuni 1900RPM (for the best possible cooling).
  4. nosebleedXD

    nosebleedXD TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 256

    i'm kinda new to this whole cpu cooling thing, secondly I well.. hopefully plan to get a q6600

    or one of the quad series that is depending if prices change from time to time, i'm just here

    and there picking up cheap parts, like how i got the gladiator for 31 bucks

    secondly, i might plan to get a new fan, and btw any 120mm fan should work?
  5. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 7,297   +27

    Yes, but make sure to get a decent one that has good bearings and an appropriate CFM:dBA ratio.
  6. devin589

    devin589 TS Rookie

    I dont know if youd wanna do this but I personnally tok the front panels off my case and stuck a cheap desk fan up to it LOL, Lowered my cpu temp from 35C to 21C HAHA
  7. nosebleedXD

    nosebleedXD TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 256

    lol the antec 300 case has front fans
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