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my i7 runs 46-50c on idle, 75-80c during full load.
i am thinking about the CORSAIR CAFA70 this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...RSAIR%20CAFA70
is this one good? or can anyone recommend me a better one that will fit nicely in my case, thanks.

Edit: This is the case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811156063
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May i suggest the OCN Coolers of choice?
1.SilverArrow/D-14(pretty pricy but the top dog's of air cooling.)
2.Megahelms(consisderd a standerd of high end cooler's, you supply fans with this guy)
3.Frioa (pretty cheap for how it turn's out in review's)
4.Hyper 212+ (best bang for buck cooler on the market and cheapest on on this little list, add a second fan and its very spiffy)

I have no clue about the cooler you linked, have not see any reviews with it.
hope this helps best of luck
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I think it will be very difficult getting a large CPU cooler in that case. You may want to look at some 92mm heatsinks, like this Xigmatek, or even go with a Corsair H50.
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i have heard the corsair A40 is good but i would still stick with the CM 212+
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Hyper 212+ is the best option here. Hands down. Small, easily handles Push/Pull configurations and by far has the best price for the performance given.
     
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Originally Posted by Imglidinhere View Post
Hyper 212+ is the best option here. Hands down. Small, easily handles Push/Pull configurations and by far has the best price for the performance given.
The Hyper 212+ isn't exactly small,it's approximately a 120MM fan plus a stick of ram with a heatsink on it tall.
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I just looked up your case. its 8inches(203mm) wide. My CM690IIAD and Antec902 are both 8.40inch(210-212mm) wide... I have ABOUT 1/4(6mm) inch(maby a tad less) clearance from the Top of my CM Hyper212+ and my side pannel...depending on how long your mobo standoff's are..and how deep your wire tray is you just might be able to get a CM 212+ in there with a MM or two to spare. pretty slim case!Hope this helps...BTW the CM Hyper 212+ sits 158.5mm
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