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I Idle at 41c now, and highs of 54c, need new heatsink

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I currently have a sunbeamtech 120mm heatsink w/fan(pulling air). I am thinking of getting a new heatsink that will allow me to do push pull.

The reason I cannot use a push configuration with current setup is because I have tall memory chips.

Would a Coolermaster Hyper 212 allow me to do 2 fan setup without blocking memory? Would it allow me to set it up side ways to it push and pulls from bottom to top exiting out of the top of case?
    
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Why go from a low-power cooler to a medium power cooler. Save your money and get a D14. I have Ripjaws, and a D14 fits over four sticks of them quite nicely.
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You can always get an H50 or H70. It will cool your CPU nicely and not come anywhere near your RAM.

Best buy is actually having a sale on the H50 right now for $30 off which is a great deal. but if you go with the H50, you might want to add another fan and do a push/pull with it.
Edited by liljoejoe54 - 5/30/11 at 7:41pm
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I'll be the first one to say it I guess...

54C is nowhere near a temperature to be concerned about.
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Yep, if you're going to upgrade, might as well go all the way. For example, I'll be looking into upgrading my cooling solution in a couple months, but I'm 99% sure I'm gonna end up going straight to water, rather than upgrading my Mugen 2.
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how loud is something like a RASA RS/RX 240 or 360 kit, thats the WC kits I've been looking at

My TX3 is small and loud, 35db at 100%, which I use in games
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Originally Posted by KrisBKreeme View Post
I'll be the first one to say it I guess...

54C is nowhere near a temperature to be concerned about.
It is when we're talking about a Phenom II with a TJ Max of like 63*C.
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Originally Posted by Mit Namso View Post
how loud is something like a RASA RS/RX 240 or 360 kit, thats the WC kits I've been looking at

My TX3 is small and loud, 35db at 100%, which I use in games
Depends on the fans you put on it. There aren't any specs I can find regarding the fans that come with the kit.
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