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post #11 of 29
get the 120mm version not the 100mm: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835185174
At least that is what I'm going to be buying (once i finally pick a case)

It's not a SUUUPER awesome cooler for OCing but its a good cooler and is built well
review:
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/842
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post #12 of 29
i also recommend the BIG Shuriken 2, its small, good quality and better than stock
and if you have a bit more space then replace the stock fan with a better 120mm fan
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Ok, with the blu-ray installed I can fit up to a 70mm fan.
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post #14 of 29
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I ordered the Shuriken 2. It's actually shorter than the 100mm Shuriken.

What about case fans, I saw these, any comments on them? COUGAR CF-V12HP

Any better choices to replace my 3 case fans with?
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post #15 of 29
Cougar fans are awesome, they are almost exactly like a scythe GT 1850RPM, just a little less CFM, and tiny bit louder, but still one of the top fans that are quieter.
    
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post #16 of 29
I was using a cooler master geminII s for a while, it was absolutely silent and super cool. Its on my wifes phenom II x3 and it wont even let it go above 36c lol.

I believe it had a pretty low profile and was fairly cheap
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post #17 of 29
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I'm open to suggestions as well. Since this is in the family room it needs to run quiet and cool 90% of the time. When I'm gaming I don't care if it's spins up a little.
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post #18 of 29
Looks like they replaced the model I was using, this is almost exactly like it though:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103100&Tpk=geminII

just updated and hopefully better. anyways it worked really well for me and it is SILENT

this one is cheaper too
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post #19 of 29
If you go with the above mentioned cooler, make sure your RAM is low pro or it will not work, also the new noctua cooler I linked you before blows this cooler out of the water, and we all know noctua is near silent. As for a near silent fan, scythe gentle typhoon AP-14 or lower are about as quiet as you can get, and still push a decent amount of air.
    
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post #20 of 29
get a thermalright TY-140 as fan and you will be fine, its quiet, pushes a very good amount of air and has 120mm mounting holes but 140mm blades
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