Originally Posted by Owterspace
Its ok if you need a small cooler.. I wouldn't call it good though. Its a 150w cooler. My x5690 starts out at 130w. So, I would say its slightly better than an Intel stock cooler for 970s, 980s and 990s.
I don't know if I would call it small... 150w on the cooler is pretty good. I am at 4.5GHz overclock and the most my CPU hit was near 58w. The 212 is laughing at my CPU heat. I am sure it helps that I am feeding it a steady stream of cooler air.