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Currently my computer doesnt go above 46c under my typical load, idle is about 32c using the stock cooler.
my issue is that im a tad particular about how things are in my computer. not that you would notice from the pics.

as you will see below the cooler i currently use is top down fan, 4 heat pipes, and the ram is just about butted up to the fins. i don't like that and am looking for a new cooler, maybe still air or a low budge closed system. could even hit the for sale section here.
what i want is a cooler that will blow the air either to the top of my case (cm690 ii) or the back were either top fan or back fan would suck the hot exhaust out.
below are some pics, and yes i know, my wires are a mess. i know this isnt the section for it, but rather than make two posts maybe someone could give me some pointers on making my wires look good.

oh and this is the heatsink/fan i have been looking at. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103057
overclocking isnt part of the game plan. i hardly use this computer for anything other than watching hd video, wirecast, and playing around sometimes with editing video or images in PS.

feedback on what you guys would be a good investment.
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the last one there is just because i love the look of that graphics card.
Edited by Jollyriffic - 1/24/12 at 3:21am
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835118019

this would be my heat sink of choice for what your wanting. it will keep your processor cooled nicely as well as direct the air to the back of the case and out the exhaust fan.
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i was looking at the smaller one of that also, however that one looks like i could do more down the road with it.
if the fan dies in those ones how would you go about replacing it. looks like they are built into them.
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the v6 is currently on discount via newegg however im worried that it will be in the way of my ram.
but that thing would look beastly in my computer.
im leaning twd the water cool systems because they are only about 15ish more than these others
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As for cable management, you just want to stuff them neatly behind the motherboard tray/drive cages as best you can that make it look nice and neat.
    
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You have a few options that would work well for you. The watercooled systems like the Corsair series would work very well, and I would go with the H-60. The air cooler you have picked out would work well and is pretty cheap and if you wanted you could go with this one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103099

Any of them would work well with overclocking and would keep you cool.
 
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212+ ftw honestly thats all you need
   
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i recommend Core-Contact Freezer
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835207004
'cuz it snaps right on and works good

also hyper 212+
If you want to get serious..err ....yah
check out these threads
http://www.overclock.net/t/406256/the-official-bong-lovers-club-56k-fail/0_20
http://www.overclock.net/t/557313/rays-bong-build-how-to-56k-warning-come-see/0_20

If it's not going over 46..you're not clocking high enough tongue.gif

btw..i have one of those..not too bad..i think it's a thermaltake
 
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