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post #21341 of 28613
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Originally Posted by FreekyGTi View Post
im guessing you arent running any side window fans while running that V8 huh?

i was sorta hoping i could run a similar sized cooler to the v8 with 2 side window fans

what are some good coolers that only stand 146mm?
There aren't any tower heatsinks that small that are any good at cooling, and even if there were having a fan blowing on them from that angle wouldn't do a darn thing anyway. All the air would do is bounce off the top of the heatsink and the edge of the fans and do absolutely nothing productive.

About the only air cooler that would be efficient would be the Noctua NH-C14, and then only if the cpu socket lines up perfectly with the top side panel opening. Otherwise an Antec Kuhler 620 or 920 would be a good choice.
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post #21342 of 28613
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
There aren't any tower heatsinks that small that are any good at cooling, and even if there were having a fan blowing on them from that angle wouldn't do a darn thing anyway. All the air would do is bounce off the top of the heatsink and the edge of the fans and do absolutely nothing productive.

About the only air cooler that would be efficient would be the Noctua NH-C14, and then only if the cpu socket lines up perfectly with the top side panel opening. Otherwise an Antec Kuhler 620 or 920 would be a good choice.
would the arctic freezer 13 be considered a "tower heatsink" then? because it looks that way to me, and its actually fairly decent at cooling my 965 lol
post #21343 of 28613
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There aren't any tower heatsinks that small that are any good at cooling, and even if there were having a fan blowing on them from that angle wouldn't do a darn thing anyway. All the air would do is bounce off the top of the heatsink and the edge of the fans and do absolutely nothing productive.

About the only air cooler that would be efficient would be the Noctua NH-C14, and then only if the cpu socket lines up perfectly with the top side panel opening. Otherwise an Antec Kuhler 620 or 920 would be a good choice.
Thanks for the response

yeah i sorta figured i would be limited to the type of cooler i could get while still maintaining side fans...thats part of the reason i went with my H60...but alas my H60 has failed me sadly so i need to replace it

So what coolers do you fellow Scout owners recommend for SB 2500k with some OC'ing in its future?

i was considering the Geminii S, Hyper 212+ and the V8
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It's a tower, but it is a fairly low to mid range one. It's probably the best tower that would fit though, but quite a bet less effective than the Noctua NH-C14. But again. all the side panel fan would do is bounce air off the top of the heatsink and frame of the fan and wouldn't help temps at all so using it with a side panel fan over it wouldn't accomplish anything but increase noise. .
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post #21345 of 28613
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Thanks for the response

yeah i sorta figured i would be limited to the type of cooler i could get while still maintaining side fans...thats part of the reason i went with my H60...but alas my H60 has failed me sadly so i need to replace it

So what coolers do you fellow Scout owners recommend for SB 2500k with some OC'ing in its future?

i was considering the Geminii S, Hyper 212+ and the V8
The Geminii S is a poor unit and the V8 is over priced for what you get. The V6 is a better unit than the V8 overall. A Hyper 212+ would handle an i5 2500K oc'd to 4.5 to 4.8 with relative ease in a room with a moderate temp. This thread here at OCN shows what types of temps you can expect on a 212+ on an i7 2600K at 4.8. An i5 2500K would be have slightly lower temps at the same OC and voltages.
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post #21346 of 28613
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It's a tower, but it is a fairly low to mid range one. It's probably the best tower that would fit though, but quite a bet less effective than the Noctua NH-C14. But again. all the side panel fan would do is bounce air off the top of the heatsink and frame of the fan and wouldn't help temps at all so using it with a side panel fan over it wouldn't accomplish anything but increase noise. .
yeah i agree with you on that, thats why i never used fans on the side panel window before i swapped for a grill-less window, yeah it wouldnt be as effective as the noctua, but it still keeps my cpu in check, even when i had it overclocked a week or so back, its good for a cooler in its price range really, its tdp is 200w which is one reason i bought it, but for serious overclocking you have to spend more than the 30gbp that i spent on mine, but i know a guy that got his 965 to 4.22ghz on an older gen arctic freezer too
post #21347 of 28613
I've used the old Socket 939 Freezer 64's and Socket 775 Freezer 7's numerous times over the years for moderate overclocks on dual cores and they did the job, were quiet, and held up quite well. For the price of a Freezer 13 I'll go with a 212+ any day as it has a lot more mass so it cools better, has more flexibility in the use of fans, and costs less, especially if one wants to do some fairly serious overclocking.
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I've used the old Socket 939 Freezer 64's and Socket 775 Freezer 7's numerous times over the years for moderate overclocks on dual cores and they did the job, were quiet, and held up quite well. For the price of a Freezer 13 I'll go with a 212+ any day as it has a lot more mass so it cools better, has more flexibility in the use of fans, and costs less, especially if one wants to do some fairly serious overclocking.
yeah it was the guy that had is 965 at 4.22ghz that convinced me to get a freezer if i had to wait too long before i could get myself a corsair hydro cooler, so its really only for another month or two then i'll see which out of the bunch of hydro's there are would be best for me, i dont do a lot of overclocking, so i dont need to worry too much about overclocked temperatures, but at 1.45v and 3.8ghz i got 52*C loaded in blend test mode in prime95 with this cooler, so i can probably get more out of this cooler and cpu combo atm, i mean its not like most 965 C3's overclock past 4ghz at all, infact a lot of them dont even make it to 4ghz lol
post #21349 of 28613
The Antec Kuhlers are the best AIO's at the moment. Definitely better than anything Corsair has to offer.
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The Antec Kuhlers are the best AIO's at the moment. Definitely better than anything Corsair has to offer.
yeah a friend of mine keeps mentioning those to me, showed me a link to one, but they are a bit pricey here in the uk, more than the corsair stuff too, but i do see why
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