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post #10 of (permalink) Old 02-15-2019, 01:31 AM
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The best CPU cooler for the money ($55) is the True Spirit 140 Power, it rivals the D14. If it doesn't end with the word Power, it's a different cooler that isn't as good. That being said, it's very tall so if it's too tall for your case there are still other options that work as just as good but you'll probably pay a bit more.
The CPU will run any modern game just fine but I can imagine you'll find yourself CPU bound in BF5 even at 1440p. The 2700 and 9700k are much more future proof and money could have been saved else where in the build to compensate but what's done is done. The board is very good for said CPU, it would even be a good budget board for the 9900k.
Check your board's QVL, get a cheap kit of 3200mhz ram that has been tested on it, upgrade your cooler and call it a day.

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