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CM Hyper 212 Evo vs Antec H20 620

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I am looking to pick up a better cooler for my OC-ed FX6300, which is currenty running on a stock cooler. My plan is to overclock bit higher but the stock cooler doesn't give me that much performance (or at least silence biggrin.gif), so I was looking at getting either the Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo or the Antec H20 620. Where I live, the Antec H20 620 is almost twice as expensive as the Coolermaster, and I was wondering If it's worth it to spend that much more in exchange for performance? I would also like to know what fans do you recommend using on either one of those coolers (would be nice if they aren't really loud).
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In terms of price and performance CM Hyper 212 Evo is better than Antec 620. Only downside is that the fans are quite noisy and I prefer non-PWM fans of Noctua, Noiseblockers or GTs.
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What about Corsair SP120's? Noctua, Noiseblocker and Gt aren't available in my country frown.gif
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SP120s are decent, not completely silent or something, but almost unhearable.
 
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What about Corsair SP120's? Noctua, Noiseblocker and Gt aren't available in my country frown.gif

Yup, SP120 are decent fans too. You may also want to check out Swiftech Helix fans if they are available in your area. The design is similar to GTs but it is cheaper. http://www.frozencpu.com/products/16009/fan-989/Swiftech_Helix_120mm_x_25mm_Z-Bearing_Fan_-_1800_RPM_HELIX-120-BW.html
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Those Swiftech Helix fans aren't available in my country either, so I will be picking up the Corsair's smile.gif

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