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Ok so ive been thinking and thinking and do like some of the noctua's but I need bang for the buck

Requirements are:

130mm maximum height

Must fit my board without getting in the way of my memory (all 4 slots are populated)

Cheaper the better

Gotta hold my 2700k at 4.5ghz at 70C or less under load (although it wont see 100% load that often)

Go recommend! :-P
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130mm maximum height? You can cross off high end coolers like the NH-D14 or the Phanteks biggrin.gif. Your best best is the Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO. That cooler may hold your CPU at 4.5 depending on voltage.
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You're very limited with 130mm max height. I have to recommend the EVO as well. I recently used a Freezer 7 Pro Rev 2.0 on my AMD system. Works like a charm. Both are great heatsinks.
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130mm maximum height? You can cross off high end coolers like the NH-D14 or the Phanteks biggrin.gif. Your best best is the Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO. That cooler may hold your CPU at 4.5 depending on voltage.

That ones out too as its nearly 160mm in height...
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I Just Got the Coolermaster Hyper TX3 Evo Today Good Cooler dosent get in the way of my Memroy Either.
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I Just Got the Coolermaster Hyper TX3 Evo Today Good Cooler dosent get in the way of my Memroy Either.

Its slightly too tall :-(
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Originally Posted by liamstears View Post

That ones out too as its nearly 160mm in height...
You have an insanely small max height..Most aftermarket coolers are taller than 130mm. That being said, you won't have many options

I would get this zalman or thermaltake one. I've used both and they're decent.
Zalman - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835118223
ThermalTake - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835106135
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Its slightly too tall :-(
Ohh frown.gif Hmm what about The Coolermaster GeminII M4 Or the Scythe Shuriken Rev.B.
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Originally Posted by Evilsplashy View Post

You have an insanely small max height..Most aftermarket coolers are taller than 130mm. That being said, you won't have many options
I would get this zalman or thermaltake one. I've used both and they're decent.
Zalman - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835118223
ThermalTake - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835106135
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Originally Posted by Adrenaline View Post

Ohh frown.gif Hmm what about The Coolermaster GeminII M4 Or the Scythe Shuriken Rev.B.

Dont think they are going to be good enough to cool a 2700k at 4.5
Edited by liamstears - 9/12/12 at 2:24pm
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