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I was looking at it, but it looks so massive. Gotta find some pics on how it looks like inside a case.
I have it and don't like it at all. It looks horrible inside a case and blocks almost 3 slots of ram of my motherboard so I have to put it in an odd position.
I actually just have it sitting underneath my desk right now.

As for temp wise I don't really see much improvement over the hyper 212. Maybe 1 or 2-C?
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post #12 of 19
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is this core temp or chip temp?
Highest core in HWMonitor...
post #13 of 19
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I just decided to go with the CM 212+. If I need to upgrade later, I can.

Thanks for the comments guys.
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post #14 of 19
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I just decided to go with the CM 212+. If I need to upgrade later, I can.

Thanks for the comments guys.
If you need an upgrade later down the road, look at a Noctua NH-D14.
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post #15 of 19
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If you need an upgrade later down the road, look at a Noctua NH-D14.
That Noctua is truly massive, though. Make sure your case is big enough, and it'll probably block your RAM slots. It is a great cooler, though; even beats out some premade watercooling solutions.
post #16 of 19
I'm running the Hyper 212 on my 2500k and I love it. Grabbed an extra fan for push/pull and only got 72 degrees with 50 passes of IBT @ 4.5ghz. I personally would run IBT all the way up to 80 degrees as I never see any other program come close to those temps. Prime95 ran 24hrs and only got to 64 degrees. I'm not limited by temps on my cpu, this is just as high as I can get comfortably. My vcore is @ 1.385 and really don't want to push it anymore.
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I've run Prime95 for over 24 hours and maxed at 66c, same with IBT. 4.6Ghz @ 1.355v.
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post #18 of 19
i bought a hyper 212 myself in expectation of 4.5 ghz overclocks

seemed to be loger rather then wider
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post #19 of 19

Get the 212+ if you can get it for around $30, if not get the scythe mugen 2 (better than 212, best cooler under $50) http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?...pes-CPU-Cooler
or the corsair A50 (same as 212)

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