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post #1 of 11
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thinking of getting this cooler:

Prolimatech Megahalems Rev B,Super 6 Heatpipe Tower Cooler


for my new sandy rig will it fit ok? also is the mega a good choice to cool the 2600k?

Thanks
post #2 of 11
Are you talking about the Megahalems or the Super Mega ? Both are excellent coolers but I would definitely go for the Super Mega as it allows for 140mm fans to be mounted and should give you more overclocking potential from your new 2600K. As for the mounting, both will be compatible with LGA1155 as the mounting holes are the same as LGA1156.
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post #3 of 11
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Its this one

Prolimatech Megahalems Rev B,Super 6 Heatpipe Tower Cooler for *NEW* Socket 775/1156/1366 (Fanless)


http://www.scan.co.uk/products/proli...-%28fanless%29

So its the normal one this should still do fine right?
post #4 of 11
From reports thus far, it seems Sandy Bridge is not thermally limited. You will get no further on LN2 than air, so I'd say that is totally overkill for SB.

If I was building an SB rig, I'd use a Xigmatech Dark Knight or something similar.
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post #5 of 11
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http://www.overclock.net/intel-gener...ld-change.html



Here is my sandy build please say if you would change anything on it, or if it looks good they way it is.

Many thanks
post #6 of 11
I've never heard of that thermal paste. I usually use Arctic Cooling MX-2.
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post #7 of 11
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I've never heard of that thermal paste. I usually use Arctic Cooling MX-2.
Its one of the best paste around so they say!
post #8 of 11
Seems I need to brush up on my TIM!
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post #10 of 11
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Thats pre order that super mega, i think the normal mega will do fine ..
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