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post #11 of 59
Hyper 212+ is excellent for the price, its been doing good for me @ 4.7.

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post #12 of 59
I have 4.5 Ghz on my 2600K and my temps stay right at about 75c using a hyper 212+. You wont have hyperthreading so your temps might be a little bit lower than that. Seems like alot of people like the noctua for its cooling capabilities.

Depends on what you want to do... would be be happy with a modest overclock? yes, then get a 212+, no then your obviously going to push the chip as far as possible and then at that point a noctua would probably be a good idea.
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post #13 of 59
if you on a budget ... then the CM 212+ or 212 Evo will handle a good overclock ... but it isn't the best choice if u can spend a bit of cash ...

I have a Silver Arrow and can tell u that it handles 4.8ghz and 5ghz with ease ... the Phanteks PH-TC14PE is not bad either ... a few reviews say that it beats the Silver Arrow ... but if u going to care bout 1-2 degrees ... then u might as well water cool ...


But personal preference definitely leans towards the Silver Arrow
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++1 to silver arrow thumb.gif
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Silver Arrow.
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post #16 of 59
Air coolers are too bulky now, if you are not out to break any overclocking records and want a cool and quiet PC without too much weight hanging off ya board, get an Antec 920. I absolutely love mine.
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Air coolers are too bulky now, if you are not out to break any overclocking records and want a cool and quiet PC without too much weight hanging off ya board, get an Antec 920. I absolutely love mine.

besides... going with a self contained water cooler (like an H60 for instance) will be about the same as a good air cooler... and be much quieter.
    
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besides... going with a self contained water cooler (like an H60 for instance) will be about the same as a good air cooler... and be much quieter.

Will look better as well.
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phanteks PH-TC14PE is the best air cooler

agree +1
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