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post #1 of 11
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Title says it all i need a light air cooler that works, is as low as possible and, for am3+ cpus.

thanks in advance

mk16

p.s i guess i should add i well be overclocking with this.
Edited by mk16 - 3/30/13 at 5:22pm
post #2 of 11
Frosty teck is the site you need to be browsing now. Scrool down and it will show you the top 5 after market heat sinks low profile.

http://www.frostytech.com/top5_lowprofile_heatsinks.cfm
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Frosty teck is the site you need to be browsing now. Scrool down and it will show you the top 5 after market heat sinks low profile.

http://www.frostytech.com/top5_lowprofile_heatsinks.cfm

never heard of them but, they seem to have a lot of info thanks.
post #4 of 11
Something like a Noctua NH-L12 is very low profile
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post #5 of 11
FrostyTech has some discrepancies and some new coolers are missing, like Silver Arrow SB-E.
post #6 of 11
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FrostyTech has some discrepancies and some new coolers are missing, like Silver Arrow SB-E.

the silver arrow isnt really low profile
post #7 of 11
Scythe Big Shuriken 2
Noctua NH L12
Noctua NH-L9A
SILVERSTONE NT06-E
SILVERSTONE NT06-PRO
CM Gemini II or Vortex
Thermalright AXP 100
Edited by PontiacGTX - 3/31/13 at 12:01pm
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the silver arrow isnt really low profile
Silver Arrow is in their review list!
Okay smart a... AXP-100, Samuel 17, NH-L9a
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Originally Posted by mk16 View Post

the silver arrow isnt really low profile
Silver Arrow is in their review list!
Okay smart a... AXP-100, Samuel 17, NH-L9a

okay, it's in their review list... but it's still not a low profile cooler tongue.gif
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post #10 of 11
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okay, it's in their review list... but it's still not a low profile cooler tongue.gif

i didn't want to start any thing but, the silver arrow my be good but for my needs it is useless. its 1124g or 2.2+ pounds and, 170mm or 6.70in. So im sorry dude Alex is right its not low profile and it doesn't meet my needs. thanks for the help though but, it doesn't meet my needs.
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