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post #1 of 30
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Hello there,

I'm about to get a new CPU cooler, I've been looking on the Cooler Master 212 Series.

I can't decide which one to get, 212+ or the 212 Evo.

Which one would you recommend? Which one will get the best temps?

I'm Using a 2700K, and much would I be able to OC with those 2?
Edited by casp1887 - 2/4/12 at 5:42pm
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post #2 of 30
The EVO is the successor of the Plus.

If you've got the money, I'd go for the EVO, just because it's newer & has slightly cooler rated temps (ratings).

The plus will do just fine, though.

As far as the OC goes, I wouldn't know.
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The EVO is the successor of the Plus.
If you've got the money, I'd go for the EVO, just because it's newer & has slightly cooler rated temps (ratings).
The plus will do just fine, though.
As far as the OC goes, I wouldn't know.

I guess I'll go for the Evo then, it is even cheaper than 212+ in Denmark

But I'm a bit worried about the size of it, as I'm using all the Ram slots and they are quite tall.
It's Corsair Vengeance in case you need it.
Edited by casp1887 - 2/4/12 at 12:26pm
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Mobo?
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Whats your budget? I would get the 212+ cuz the fan is better

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Whats your budget? I would get the 212+ cuz the fan is better
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Hmm, I've been told that the heatsink on the 212 Evo is better, which makes sense to me since it has direct touch.

Or am I completely wrong?
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The cooler itself is better but the fan is not

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post #9 of 30
By that logic does it then make sense to buy the EVO if you were planning to replace the fans anyways?
post #10 of 30

Don't bother with the EVO.  The Sunbeam Twister 120, which is a dual fan cooler, is thoroughly better for the same price shipped.

The Plus, don't bother with it either.  The Enermax ETS-T40 T.B. Silence is the better contender again for the same price, providing similar performance while being much quieter to boot with the twister bearing fan.  The ETS-T40 T.B. outperforms even the 212 EVO.

 

The only reason I would have to recommend the Hyper 212+ is at NCIX where you can get it for $24 (shipped if your order is over $50, but then you'd have to be ordering other things from NCIX US).


The Hyper 212 series should not be a standard at this price range as there are clearly better choices for price that are being ignored by many


Edited by xd_1771 - 2/4/12 at 9:04pm
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