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Anyone know which heatsinks fit on the Gigabyte EP45-UD3R that dont hit the NB cooler when mounted horizontally? I'm looking at heatsinks from OCZ, Sunbeam, Xigmatek, Scythe and Thermalright. I don't want to spend $60+ before taxes.

Need something that will fit and cool a OC'ed e8400 that I will use for my next build. The case will either be a CM 690 or Cosmos S w/ the window side panel depending on the videocard I purchase.

Thank you.
Edited by MM-K - 12/20/08 at 5:07pm
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EDIT: NVM I completely read that wrong, my bad.
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The TRUE fits just fine.
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The TRUE fits just fine.
The xigmatek sdt-1283 fits fine as well.
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True is too much, keep em coming
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The EP45-UD3R has low profile heatsinks so that it doesn't interfere with the CPU heatsinks. You should be able to mount pretty much any heatsink that you want to with this motherboard.
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True is too much, keep em coming
You can buy my Zalman CNPS9700 LED
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Dude, get the xigmatek. It is cheap, looks great, and most importantly, keeps your CPU Iceeeeeey.
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You can buy my Zalman CNPS9700 LED
I'd take a Xigmatek HDT- S1283 with a bolt through kit over that. Also I'm pretty sure the Xigmatek costs less and cools better.
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The EP45-UD3R has low profile heatsinks so that it doesn't interfere with the CPU heatsinks. You should be able to mount pretty much any heatsink that you want to with this motherboard.
I was going to get a Sunbeam Core Contact and I think I remember reading its not compatible with the EP45-UD3R. So this is why I'm asking.

I'm mainly looking at the Sunbeam Core Contact and OCZ Gladiator. I want to try to hit close to 4GHz with a e8400. So I want something decent ($60 tops before taxes) but nothing close to $100, already spending too much on other stuff.
Edited by MM-K - 12/20/08 at 5:45pm
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