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Old 10-01-08, 02:41 PM   #23
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Default Re: Would this be worth it?

I'm not sure what kind of selection you have for coolers but a Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme is pretty amazing.

If $70 + fan is too much though, I've heard great things about the Xigmatek HDT-S1283 and it comes with a 120mm fan for about $35 US.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233003

With a P45 board (I prefer gigabyte), some DDR2-1066 and a solid cooler you'd get some crazy speeds out of that CPU.
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