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Hyper 612pwm vs V6GT vs CNPS10X?

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I'm building a new PC with an i5 2500k, ASUS P8Z68-V Pro, and G.Skill sniper RAM. And i'm planning to overclock to at least 4.0Ghz.

I want to know which one of those coolers is the best, and if i'm gonna have any clearance issues with my RAM.
CoolerMaster Hyper 612 PWM, CoolerMaster V6GT, or Zalman CNPS10X Extreme?
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I have always had great success with Zalman coolers. Use it on my other rig which runs a 775 board with great results. I am sure it cools great on newer processors as well
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post #3 of 16
I personally would go with the Hyper 612 out of those options.
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post #4 of 16
Out of those, I would try for the 612PWM.

That being said, the upcoming CNPS12x looks interesting.
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post #5 of 16
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Any more suggestions?
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post #6 of 16
Next week, I'll be ordering a new i5 2500k with 8GB RAM and a Hyper 612 PWM to go in my CM-690II Adv case. I'm going to add another pwm fan on the back of it for a nice push/pull config. A lot of that air should flow right out the back 120mm fan, but I want to go a bit further.

Right above the CPU, I currently have just one 140mm fan drawing air up and out of the case. I plan on adding a second 140mm fan in front of it, but that one will draw air in so the air flowing around the 612 will be in somewhat of a circular motion.

I also plan to add another 120mm fan to the bottom that will draw air in as well, so that should definitely provide some solid positive pressure.

I'll be glad to post results when done.
post #7 of 16
if all you are going to do is 4.0 i think the 212+ or the 212 evo would be better for the price...... or am i wrong?
Edited by KuuFA - 10/25/11 at 12:24am
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post #8 of 16
based on reviews ive seen, the v6gt and 612 seems to perform the same. so get whichever you think looks cooler or is cheaper.
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Edited by txtrkandy - 10/25/11 at 6:31am
 
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post #10 of 16
For 2500k like said earlier a 212+ will be more than enough but if you wanted to have maximun cooing performance out of those coolers I would choose the Hyper 612 and buy another fan for push pull but if your just looking for 4.0, this really isn't necessary. With a 612 with dual fans you could probably manage a 4.5+ overclock on this cooler (24/7)

My next choice would be the Zalman, the V6GT is a good cooler but I think*** both of these would out-perform it, **not 100% sure of that**

Also to help you knowing about clearance, all that will clear your motherboard but we need to know your case to know if it will fit in your case
Edited by txtrkandy - 10/25/11 at 6:33am
 
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