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so whats the perfect cooler for i5 2500k?

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since it doesnt take much cooling, would a nh-d14 or silver arrow be overkill? should i just get a 212+ or maybe something in the middle like a mugen II?
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"Perfect" is entirely subjective, and is dependent on what it is you're wanting to do.

Do you plan on overclocking the heck out of it? What's your budget?

If money is no issue, and you want to overclock like a fiend, then obviously get the best thing you can.
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since it doesnt take much cooling, would a nh-d14 or silver arrow be overkill? should i just get a 212+ or maybe something in the middle like a mugen II?
Get something and report back. Then we'll all know. Certainly a 212+ won't cost much compared to the other components in your rig.
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It depends how big an overclock you want. If you're hoping for around 4.2GHz a 212+ should suffice.
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if you have money and want to OC, go with SA or D14
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