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Corsair H40/60/70/80/100? Works well and will not interfere with anything at all.
 
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Thermalright Archon. I think that's the correct answer.
 
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I got the Noctua U12 on a 1366 i7960 cooled it @ 55 degrees with 6 sticks of Corsair Dominator RAM with the highest heatspreaders you can find. It is also plenty quiet with Noctua's signature 120mm fans.
    
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post #14 of 15
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First of all thank you guys for your help.
The Thermalright Archon looks beautiful and impressive I'll keep that in mind. Noctua U12 looks impressive too theyre all good coolers though. I found zalman CNPS11X Extreme it has a V shape heat sink and in my opinion the heat sink has a smart design to cool the pipes.

199_zalman_cnps11x_extreme_radiator_big.jpg

The Noctua D-14215511d1308197407-official-noctua-nh-d14-club-dsc04089-large-.jpg I use the same rams as the shown in the picture. Liquid coolers are expensive in here for some reason. not planning to purchase a liquid cooler.

Im using G.Skill Ripjaws X series RAM, I've found another thread about this amd as you see the noctua D14 doesnt block my rams.
Yeah i know its a great cooler but looking to get cheaper.

1-Thermalright Archon
2-Noctua U12
3-zalman CNPS11X Extreme
4-noctua D14 wth.gif
post #15 of 15
Don't get buy that Zalman. "Smart design" can't make up for a complete lack of area on the cooling surface, it just won't cool that well.

Anyways, if you don't want a twin-tower cooler my vote is for the Archon. You might try and find the HR-02 Macho or Cooler Master Hyper 612 as both are around the same performance for $50. The problem is I haven't seen them in stock anywhere, ever.
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