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Well, the good news is that your case will fit a full tower cooler like the Silver Arrow, which is the second quietest and second best cooling heatsink. The bad news is that your case is too narrow to fit an Archon, which is the best cooling and quietest heatsink.

You can also put in a Noctua NH-D14, which is the third best cooler and third quietest and which has the best mount.

A cheaper solution is the Mugen 2, which is on sale here, for $34.
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Well, the good news is that your case will fit a full tower cooler like the Silver Arrow, which is the second quietest and second best cooling heatsink. The bad news is that your case is too narrow to fit an Archon, which is the best cooling and quietest heatsink.

You can also put in a Noctua NH-D14, which is the third best cooler and third quietest and which has the best mount.

A cheaper solution is the Mugen 2, which is on sale here, for $34.
this is all true.
and the mugen is probably the best option for the best cooling.
But I personally wouldn't want all the weight hanging from my motherboard.
I love my water cooling.
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Alright, I think I'll go for either the Mugen or the Hyper 212. Thanks for all the help everyone...looking forward to a quiet(er) PC!
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