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  1.    09 Apr 2017 #1

    Needing Help Finding A Cheap, but GOOD CPU Fan


    I just ordered the AMD Ryzen 7 1800X Processor (YD180XBCAEWOF), and from what i'm reading, it does not come with a stock fan. I'm wondering if someone could help me find an AM4 CPU Fan (I ordered a new motherboard too). The fan needs to be under $30.00. I have the stock fan on my current AMD-FX 8350, but AM3 won't fit into an AM4 without a bracket, which i do not have. So if someone could help me, I'd greatly appreciate it. Another thing, I will need to purchase it from Amazon cuz I have gift card credit there.


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  2.    09 Apr 2017 #2
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    Im not familiar with AMD fans but you can search amazon

    https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_s...ctronics%2C397
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  3.    09 Apr 2017 #3

    Quote Originally Posted by Dude View Post
    Im not familiar with AMD fans but you can search amazon

    https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_s...ctronics%2C397
    I've been searching for the past 2 days, trust me. . lol I mean, i'm not sure if ALL AM4 fans would keep this $499 processor cool. I just don't want it overheating.
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  4.    09 Apr 2017 #4
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    This one may work, noctua makes great products. It is a little higher priced though

    https://www.amazon.com/Noctua-NH-L9x...NH-U12S%5D+am4
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  5.    09 Apr 2017 #5

    Quote Originally Posted by Dude View Post
    This one may work, noctua makes great products. It is a little higher priced though

    https://www.amazon.com/Noctua-NH-L9x...NH-U12S%5D+am4

    Yeah i have my eye on that one too. I have $18.00 gift card balance, and I am broke right now. . lol I would need $26.90 to be able to purchase this.
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  6.    09 Apr 2017 #6
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    Interesting, the several AMD CPUs I've purchased over the last 15 years have come bundled with the required fan.
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  7.    09 Apr 2017 #7

    Quote Originally Posted by Berton View Post
    Interesting, the several AMD CPUs I've purchased over the last 15 years have come bundled with the required fan.
    Yeah same here. I've bought about 4 or 5 AMD processors and they have came with a stock fan. NOW, maybe mine will come with one tomorrow, but from what I have read, it won't.
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  8.    09 Apr 2017 #8

    Quote Originally Posted by Berton View Post
    Interesting, the several AMD CPUs I've purchased over the last 15 years have come bundled with the required fan.
    They stopped doing that and so did Intel why pack a Heatsink and fan when most of us buy aftermarket cooling these days most get a contained water loop just saying
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  9.    09 Apr 2017 #9
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    I found this:
    Buy the ASUS Crosshair VI Hero and you can use your old AM3 compatible mount as long as you grab a AM3 backplate which is available for 6 bucks on amazon as it has holes for both AM3 and AM4.


    In the Q&A section a little over half way down on this page:
    https://www.amazon.com/AMD-Ryzen-180...SIN=B06W9JXK4G
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  10.    09 Apr 2017 #10
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    Good find Berton
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