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I still think get a Scythe Shuriken and put a Gentle Typhoon AP-14 or Noctua P12 PWM on it... it'll be quieter than any 92mm cooler, will also cool the motherboard components too and will be reliable (plus you know it fits cos you have a photo!)
I think the prices are near enough the same too.

I do know what you mean, but installation is going to ***** though frown.gif i won't be able to remove the motherboard and space is really limited


That's what's really annoying, it's not my machine if it was i would just take it a part and take my time. But in this case i need to fit in the upgrade for CPU cooler and PSU in 30 minutes, so i'm not left with many options.

Getting TX3 evo with Noiseblocker PE-P fan would give me an easy installation and decent sound performance.

I really appreciate the help and suggestions and i'm sorry that I won't be able to use them
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No worries... good luck!
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Provided he is running a stock intel cooler I think the easiest, cheapest and maybe even best option for your buddy is to keep the existing heatsink but replace the fan. My socket 775 HTPC is nearly silent and uses a stock Intel cooler with a 120mm fan zip-tied on overtop. I am sure you could even attach a 120mm to the pipes on that board to make for a really simple 2-minute tool-free installation.
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