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Best bang for buck at a low price cooler: CM Hyper 212 plus. I've seen it get down to $25 some times. Otherwise use stock cooler till save up some money for a decent cooler.

Cool thank you for the link, does the rest of the build look good? Compatible?
Edited by AndrewJ - 3/12/12 at 9:22pm
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For the CPU? I dont think so, I heard the intel CPU coolers are crappy.

If you aren't overclocking theres really no point getting an aftermarket cooler. The stock one will do just fine, they are actually quite good coolers when running at stock clocks.
 
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All is compatible as far as I know.

Now that you made me look... I found this combo for CPU + Ripjaws.

I think the overall price comes to the same though.
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If you aren't overclocking theres really no point getting an aftermarket cooler. The stock one will do just fine, they are actually quite good coolers when running at stock clocks.

K, maybe ill look more into a better CPU cooler and over clocking when I get more comfortable with PCs.
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Just an fyi. Price match the CPU from microcenter to Ncix.us. I saved liked 50 bucks on my i5-2500k that way.
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All is compatible as far as I know.
Now that you made me look... I found this combo for CPU + Ripjaws.
I think the overall price comes to the same though.

My post above, you'd get a better deal. Thats saves 13 mines saves almost 50.
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K, maybe ill look more into a better CPU cooler and over clocking when I get more comfortable with PCs.

Get this over the CM 212 Outperforms the Hyper 212 + for the same or less price and at lower noise levels. Review 1 and review 2
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Just an fyi. Price match the CPU from microcenter to Ncix.us. I saved liked 50 bucks on my i5-2500k that way.

Wish I could, I live in Utah and we dont have Mircocenter frown.gif
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Get this over the CM 212 Outperforms the Hyper 212 + for the same or less price and at lower noise levels. Review 1 and review 2

Haha this is why its taking me some long to buy the build biggrin.gif Thank you for the link!
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ANOTHER question, will ahve have problems with my RAM touching my heatsink fan?
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