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with the setup in my sig, not gonna be overclocking, just gonna be using everything on their factory settings, what kind of cooling would you suggest for the cpu

right now i only have it with stock cooling >.<
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Stock cooling is fine, unless it too loud for your. The stock cooler than comes with the PhIIs is actually pretty good. If it is too loud consider getting this, it will also let you do some pretty good overclocking too.

I hope you do overclock it some in the future, it is a Black Ed. after all lol
     
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post #3 of 11
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Originally Posted by AgentHydra View Post
Stock cooling is fine, unless it too loud for your. The stock cooler than comes with the PhIIs is actually pretty good. If it is too loud consider getting this, it will also let you do some pretty good overclocking too.

I hope you do overclock it some in the future, it is a Black Ed. after all lol
haha thats funny... im watching the product vid for that one now

and as far as noise goes it doesnt bother me, i usually have music going anyways

and as far as overclocking this is my first custom pc and i know nothing about overclocking so i dont think im gonna mess with it too much
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post #4 of 11
You can always overclock in the future. The 212+ also has free shipping as of now. $30 is not a bad price. I got mine for $25.
    
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ok one thing about that cooler master, should i get another fan for the other side of it?
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post #6 of 11
not if your not ocing. but you can find it on tigerdirect(blade master)
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post #7 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by xtw1st3dxang3lx View Post
ok one thing about that cooler master, should i get another fan for the other side of it?
It will be fine with the stock fan. The fan it comes with has pretty high static pressure, meaning it does a good job of pushing air through the heatsink. Also the heatsink isn't very wide.

I'm using my 212+ on an overclocked 955 with only one low speed fan and the temperatures are fine.
     
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post #8 of 11
+1 on the COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus
One fan is fine for now. Definitely buy a second if you plan on overclocking in the future.
post #9 of 11
If you aren't doing crazy overclocks then you don't need push/pull.
    
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post #10 of 11
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alright then ill just stick with the stock cooler and save some money

thanks guys
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