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okay, im thinking of going with the big typhoon for cpu cooling. mobo is a giga p35-ds3r. Question, will it clear the NB? it looks cramed. if not, what other coolers do you guys recommend?

Also, what is the noise like?
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I don't know if it will clear the NB, as I have never used that board not that heatsink. If It does not, and there is plenty of lateral clearance, give the CoolerMaster GeminII a try. Temps have yet to break 37c load on my Brisbane 3600+@2700MHz@1.5vcore.
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Should be fine.


I'm 99.3% sure there will be zero clearance issues.
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The fan is almost dead silent, no problem there.
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awesome. thanks for the inputs...i'll give it a try.

also, i would need to apply that artic thermal 5 thing correct?

thanks for much help on first build
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also, i would need to apply that artic thermal 5 thing correct?
its called Arctic Silver 5...good stuff
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awesome. thanks for the inputs...i'll give it a try.

also, i would need to apply that artic thermal 5 thing correct?

thanks for much help on first build
Would be recommended. AS5 coupled with high-end coolers is good stuff.
post #8 of 12
well my big typhoon vx120 is great with the fan on lowest its pretty much slient, however on my DS3 (p965) it kind of overshadows the NB, thats not a problem but if i want to use an aftermarket NB cooler like the HR-05 that can be a problem, but the HR-05 SLi model works great, it is shaped in a L so its cooling tower just dodges the BT's huge heatsink.
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well my big typhoon vx120 is great with the fan on lowest its pretty much slient, however on my DS3 (p965) it kind of overshadows the NB, thats not a problem but if i want to use an aftermarket NB cooler like the HR-05 that can be a problem, but the HR-05 SLi model works great, it is shaped in a L so its cooling tower just dodges the BT's huge heatsink.

That's a different board , altogether......
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With mine it cleared it fine, its alot higher then the NB, you will have no probs
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