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Best heatsink for my i5 2500k @ 4.5ghz

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Yeah im looking at which cpu heatsink i should get for my i5, i was hoping for a Cooler Master V6 but apparently the V6 shorts out on the Asus P8P67 which is the mobo im getting. I will only be OCing my i5 to 4.5ghz MAX until i water cool which is later on, i was thinking of the H60 but people said the HAF 912 had space issues with the H50, H60 and H70 so what would you recommend?
post #2 of 48
Thermaltake silver arrow or the Corsair Hydro 70!
Silver arrow.

Corsair H70!

Hope this helps you and good luck!
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post #3 of 48
Why would it short out that particular motherboard?
post #4 of 48
Get TR silver arrow or the noctua NH-D14, the best as of now in air cooling.

TBH you can get there even with a CM Hyper 212+ when its paired with a couple of good fans and a good TIM.
Edited by adizz - 4/19/11 at 6:25am
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post #5 of 48
my vote goes for the Thermaltake silver arrow
chek the review pliiiizzz you gonna see why i said pliiz http://clunk.org.uk/reviews/high-per...1/Page-14.html
Edited by yeahi - 4/19/11 at 6:24am
post #6 of 48
Thermalright Silver Arrow or Prolimatech Super Mega. Note Silver Arrow is a better value since it comes with two good quiet fans if you have enough space inside the case. Super Mega does not come with fans.
post #7 of 48
Quote:
Originally Posted by BradleyW View Post
Thermaltake silver arrow or the Corsair Hydro 70!
Silver arrow.
Corsair H70!
Hope this helps you and good luck!
Why a Corsair h70? It sucks vs TR silver arrow or the noctua NH-D14. All pre-built water crap coolers sucks vs TR silver arrow or the noctua NH-D14.
Edited by dixson01974 - 4/19/11 at 6:28am
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post #8 of 48
I have a question about the Silver Arrow. How bad does it cover the RAM?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by importflip View Post
I have a question about the Silver Arrow. How bad does it cover the RAM?
The first 2 slots and the same for the NH-D14.
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post #10 of 48
So what's the price of the Silver Arrow? If it's $50 or higher, I think the Scythe Mugen 2 would be a better value. It delivers exceptional cooling performance for $40.
    
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