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what cpu cooler should i get?

Q: what cpu cooler should i get?

Im running and intel i5 750 on a gigabye P55A UD3R motherboard with 4 GIG DDR3
and a gtx 275 GPU.

Ive been looking at thermeltakes coolers but cant make up my mind?

any suggestions?

thanks

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A: what cpu cooler should i get?

You should get the cooler master hper 212+ best cooler for the money
Hyper 212 Plus - Cooler Master

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Hi, anyone knows wether a 120 MM CPU Cooler will phyiscally fit in a M92p Tower case? The cooler is 158 mm high in total. I think the Thinkcentre case is 175 MM wide. But You also have to consider that there is a Motherboard and CPU inbetween. WIll that fit or do I have to go for a smaller 92MM Cooler? Anyone tried this before?

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Hi, i am saikat from kolkata ,india.today I install cooler master liquid lite 120 top of my cpu. then switch on my computer computer run fine but CPU temparataur increase from before. Before I used intel cpu fan that time temperature was 40 to 46 degree c with 4 to 5 % cpu work. But when I install liquid cooler ,temperature increase .Now temperature 55 to 63 degree c when cpu work only 5 to 6 %. So please help me how can solve this problems.
My processor i5 (3570)
Motherboard intel or DB75EN
Also have graphic card.
Please help ,what is actual problem oh I use same thermal pest for both.
 

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I upgraded my GPU recently and noticed that my CPU fan was making more noise than I remembered - sort of a droning noise.  I checked my CPU temps and discovered that, at idle, the CPU was hitting 38-42C.
I decided to upgrade my cooling.  The main limitation (besides the fact that Dell has a non-standard CPU backplate setup) is the somewhat narrow case on the XPS 8900 doesn't allow installation of most of the inexpensive high-performance coolers because they are too tall by 1/2" - 3/4".  Then I found the Cyrorig H7, which has three heat pipes, a huge heatsink, and 120mm fan all in a package that is "only" 145mm high - just short enough to fit in the case.  I installed it yesterday and it works GREAT.  Very happy with it, initially at least.
I also swapped out the stock Sunon case fan for a Cooler Master Blade Master 92mm fan, which is quieter but similar CFM specs.
Overall the computer is now quieter at 100% load than it was at idle before.  And my CPU temps have dropped by 15 degrees C.  Great upgrade.  I made a video on how I did it here:
...and here are a couple of pics:

A:XPS 8900 CPU cooler upgrade - much quieter and cooler operation

Nice !

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Hello all, new to this forum. I bought a Cooler Master chipset cooler for my Asus P4P800-E Deluxe. I was checking my GPU fan when I touched the cooler and it was hot, I mean HOOOTTT, like cant touch it for more than a second hot.

The fan is spinning the 5K revs it runs in but its super hot anyway. I gave my stock cooler away and this is what I have. The MB temperature is normal, 37c and cpu 32c fanless at idle. I dont know where that MB sensor is located but the chipset must be over 40c at least.

Whats the best chipset cooler out there. My MB has an Intel 845 chipset. (i need an upgrade!)

My Antec P180 (provides great ventilation with 4 120mm fans) case is sitting standing up like its meant to be and I was reading in another forum that some heatpipes dont like to be sideways, could this be the case?
 

A:Problem with Cooler Master chipset cooler RUNNING HOT!

chipsets have a higher heat tolerence than CPUs, 40c is a safe operating temp. also, temp sensors are not accurate, so you can't really go by the reading from it anyways. it's not unusual for software based sensor to be as much as 10c off the actual temp.

the cooler you bought should work fine. did you thoroughly clean the chipset and heatsink with isopropyl alcohol and then apply new thermal compound before mounting the cooler?
 

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Hi, i am saikat from kolkata ,india.today I install cooler master liquid lite 120 top of my cpu. then switch on my computer computer run fine but CPU temparataur increase from before. Before I used intel cpu fan that time temperature was 40 to 46 degree c with 4 to 5 % cpu work. But when I install liquid cooler ,temperature increase .Now temperature 55 to 63 degree c when cpu work only 5 to 6 %. So please help me how can solve this problems.
My processor i5 (3570)
Motherboard intel or DB75EN
Also have graphic card.
Please help ,what is actual problem oh I use same thermal pest for both.
 

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Hi guys,

Does anyone know what CPU cooler this is? It is for the silverstone SUG SG07

link to youtube is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsg2sKoOV50&feature=player_embedded

At 1:20
 

A:Silverstone SUG SG07 Mini ITX CPU COOLER? Identify this cooler?

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Alright, so recently my stock cooler for my CPU has been getting really annoying. It seems to get really loud during gaming, with my CPU temps averaging around 43c.

So I decided to grab a new CPU cooler. Ive had my eyes on the
COOLER MASTER V8


But now after a little of reading up on the cooler, I'm a little concern about size and effectiveness. Here's my case if anyone knows if it will definitely fit.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147047&Tpk=Rosewill armor gaming case

Also,id like to know if there are any other good CPU coolers out their along the same price range, that performs better.

-Thanks In advance
 

A:New CPU cooler to replace AMD 965BE stock cooler

The V8 is still a very good cooler, and was top dog for its time. if you want the top performers now , you are going to pay another $30 for them.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...00 50001444&IsNodeId=1&name=Thermalright, Inc.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835608018

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/1...Cooler_Sockets_775_1156_1366_AM2_AM2_AM3.html

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/1...Cooler_Sockets_775_1156_1366_AM2_AM2_AM3.html

I have the Silver Arrow (3 fan) cooling an AMD Phenom II x6 1100T @ 4.3Ghz and It's stellar.

Make sure you know the measurements of your case if you are getting a high end cooler.
 

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Hello,

Do you guys think that Cooler Master V8 CPU cooler will fit in a regular full tower case. Its not a branded/famous case, just a normal full tower with handle on top.

Thanks for your answers.
 

A:Solved: Case for Cooler Master V8 CPU Cooler

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I just got the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Cooler today, easily installed and really good. Well better than stock cooler.

Hyper 212 Plus - Cooler Master - Leading Provider of Computer Case | Cooler | Power Supply

Cooler Master Hyper 212 plus review

The 1 fan which is mounted is intake.

If i were to install another fan to make it dual fan, would both be intake or would one be exhaust and intake etc. As in going with the push pull flow?????

A:Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Cooler

  
Quote: Originally Posted by rmw020


I just got the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Cooler today, easily installed and really good. Well better than stock cooler.

Hyper 212 Plus - Cooler Master - Leading Provider of Computer Case | Cooler | Power Supply

Cooler Master Hyper 212 plus review

The 1 fan which is mounted is intake.

If i were to install another fan to make it dual fan, would both be intake or would one be exhaust and intake etc. As in going with the push pull flow?????


I have the 212+ as well. You'd want one push and 1 pull. Also, make sure the 2nd fan moves the same amount of air as the 1st, or you'll create a bottleneck of sorts. But with 2 fans that have equal airflow, you will notice a drop in temps. But there will be more noise, unless you change both fans to a quiet fan like Noctua's. A Guy

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Hey guys,

I've got a brand new core 2 duo stock cooler from my old PC, and it seems much better than the stock cooler I got on my i5: cooper base, twice as much heat sink and pretty much the same fan. I was wondering if it would work better on the i5 than the tiny little I think I got along with it. Place your opinions, I'll test it this afternoon and post the results.
 

A:Solved: i5 stock cooler vs. 775 stock cooler

Eh, how embarrassing, the 775 cooler doesn't fit on the 1156 socket.
 

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I'm planning to upgrade my motherboard and CPU to a Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3R (rev 1.1) and Intel Core2Quad Q9550 respectively, in the next few days.

I am planning to buy a Thermalright Ultra-120 eXtreme CPU cooler because the stock Intel cooler just doesn't cut it in our Indian summers. I'm hearing very good things about this particular CPU cooler, and need to know whether it will fit on the motherboard.

I know this is probably nothing to do with the trend of this board, except that I do run Windows 7 and plan to do so for the conceivable future (or until the next version of Windows arrives, whichever is earlier).

If any of you people here are running this combo or know someone who does, could you please let me know what the experience has been like?

Quick replies greatly appreciated, as I need to get the payment part done tomorrow, so I can have the parts in hand for the weekend.

Mods, please move this thread to the appropriate forum if necessary.

Thanks in advance,

NPP

A:Some help - CPU cooler

Don't have the MB, but looking at its image in Newegg, it looks like it should. I would also make sure there's enough clearance in your case. I know mine almost didn't fit, if not for the fact the side panels are recessed.

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Hey lately i have currently been looking for a new cpu cooler considering that i still have the default stock cooler that came with the cpu and/or case...

Which isn't really doing its job too well not cooling and extremely loud (doesn't help that the computer is in the hottest room thats like a oven through out the day). I would like to aim for something between $30-60$ excluding postage costs (preferably something cheaper thats half decent).

I was wondering if you could recommend a good cpu cooler for me? I'll list all the main pieces of hardware in my case so you can have more information in as what i would be able to use.
what i have:
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA790XT-UD4P
PSU: 620W HX Corsair
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD4870 x1
CPU: AMD Phenom II x 4 955
Fans: 1 120mm bottom fan, 2x 120mm top exhaust, 1x120 rear exhaust
Case: CM 690

Thats the main components of my computer and also i live in Australia so i dont know if all the products that might be good for me will be available.

PS: To save you having to read about it the motherboard is AM3 socket.

well thanks for help in advance.

A:New CPU Cooler

You could look at the Cooler Master hyper 212
Arctic freezer 7
or the cooler master Hyper TX3
Those are in your price range and are fairly good if you don't OC much. Just to get you started. You may find better prices other places.

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Hi! I couldn't decide on which liquid CPU cooler to get so I decided to ask TenForums.

I want a good CPU cooler that liquid cools because those are better.

My max budget for a liquid CPU cooler is $70 so if you recommend one that isn't on this list, please reply it.

If possible, LEDs please.

Here is my Build: (I know there is no CPU cooler): Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core, GeForce GTX 1070 8GB G1 Gaming, SPEC-ALPHA ATX Mid Tower - System Build - PCPartPicker

Here are the ones I'm thinking about:

Corsair H60 V1: Corsair H60 54.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler (H60 (CW-9060007-WW)) - PCPartPicker

Corsair H60 V2: Corsair H60 74.4 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler (CWCH60) - PCPartPicker

ARCTIC Liquid Freezer 120: ARCTIC Liquid Freezer 120 74.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler (ACFRE00016A) - PCPartPicker

NZXT Kraken X31: NZXT Kraken X31 69.5 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler (RL-KRX31-01) - PCPartPicker

Thank you in advance.

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is the

Noctua NH-U12P CPU Cooler

or the

Arctic Cooling Freezer Xtreme Rev.2

for i7-920
 

A:CPU cooler

Both can be used with i7-920 .
 

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Im going to be upgrading from my basic Saphire stock cooling which consists of a fan with some copper around it and a small copper film on top. My card runs at an average of 69C and this just wont do any longer. I was wondering what will give me the best results? I need the site to allow paypal echecks as I dont have credit cards and refuse to wait for money orders to arrive. Thanks to anyone who can help me
 

A:Best GPU cooler?

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what is the best socket 478 cpu cooler? i need help deciding which one to upgrade to.
 

A:best cpu cooler??

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My GPU is GAINWARD GeForce 9500 GT, it doesnt have a cooler, just heatsink. Temp is about 50C when idle, and 55-60C in games. So i though that it might be a good idea to see if i can add a cooler on this gpu beacuse i want to overclock it.
 

A:GPU Cooler

you can get a 80mm fan to put on the heatsink with zip ties, this would be the cheapest. or you could get this ZALMAN VF900 ? CU 2 Ball VGA Cooler
 

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I want to get a new cooler for my Radeon 9800 series and I just wanna be 100% sure that the cooler I found will be compatable with my card, if you see what I mean. So the link to the cooler is below, could someone tell me if it's gonna work? I wouldn't wanna be wasting money lol...Thanks

http://www.casetech.co.uk/product_info.php/cPath/29_170/products_id/1002

Oh and if you know, is that cooler any good? If u can reccomend a better one that I can get in England then sure ill get that instead.....
 

A:Is this the right VGA Cooler for me?

That cooler should work, however it is going to be somewhat loud. Has the stock cooler failed?

Unless you are trying to overclock your card, I always recommend using the stock cooler with an ati card.

If you do not mind the noise, the cooler you selected will work fine. Make sure you clean off the old thermal paste before you apply your new paste and cooler.
 

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I am not overclocking my i7 but was wondering if anyone knows the best cooler that will fit with a gigabyte EX58UD4P with an i7 and in a Antec 900 case. I have two 3870X2's crossfired and the extra fan on the case side. I am running Rivatuner as the fan control on the ATI cat does not work for the 3870's. It never gets hot but I thought I might want to push it some and see what I can do. Yes, It has the stock Fan for the i7. LOL

A:CPU Cooler

here are some universal coolers

Micro Center - Extreme Spirit II Universal Northbridge Chipset Copper Heatpipe Cooler

Micro Center - G Power Lite Universal Heat Sink

Micro Center - 92mm 3-Heat Pipe Universal CPU Cooler

Micro Center - CNPS7500-AlCu LED Universal CPU Cooler - i use this one overclocked and my temps never go above 38c

there are two stores in cali or you can order online.

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Hello,

I am thinking about doing an overclock on my build

CPU/GPU AMD A83870K APU with Radeon 6550HD GPU

CPU Cooler Stock AMD Cooler

Mobo Gigabyte GA-A75M-D2H (Bios F5)

Memory G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)

PSU OCZ ModXstream Pro 700W

Anyways I am almost certain that a Stock cooler will not work for Overclocking and was looking for some good suggestions for an after market cooler. I have one in mind but was just looking for some other opinions on weather the one I am looking at is a good choice or not. I am looking at the Cooler Master Hyper TX3
Also too I understand that every situation is different but has anyone on here overclocked an APU build or even a 3870K and did you see any noticeable results.

Thanks,
 

A:CPU cooler for OC

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Hi Guys,

My processor fan is making some strange sounds when I initially boot the machine. Do you think it is about to die?

If so how do I go about finding a replacement that will definatly fit correctly. The sticker on the fan reads "A65061-001 Intel Sanyo Denki" but i cannot find this anywhere?

Thanks
 

A:CPU Cooler?

Your cpu is probably a 478 pin type, you will have to verify this when you buy a cpu fan. Your socket or where the cpu is plugged into on your motherboard is what the fan mounts to, to look for a fan you just look under Socket 478 cpu heat sink fan at your favorite computer parts site.
 

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hi
i want to replace the stock cooler on my amd quad core cpu but every one i keep looking at means me taking the mother board out to put a plate under the board

i would like one where i take mine of and put another one straight on but keep the orignal clip design on the board any ideas

thank you

A:cpu cooler

If AM2 coolers are compatible with AM2+ socket (think they are), then look at Zalman 9500 or 9700 coolers (9700 would be better for a quad core Phenom). They just use the retention clip design without having to put a backing plate on.

I used the 9500 cooler on my Athlon x2 and it kept it nice and cool, and using the 9700 on my E8200 atm, and it's running great.

I have to say, the best thing about AM2 sockets is the very easy installation of coolers on it.

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So I'm doing another big rig build. I have my Intel i7 processor on the board and a honkin' big cooling fan and fins to help it run cool. But now my memory won't fit.

My plan now is to use the cooling fan and heat sink that came with the processor. It's considerably smaller but it was included with the processor. I usually go big with the CPU cooling but it seems to me that if Intel put the fan in the package, they are satisfied that it will do the job.

The case has lots of space and HUGE fans itself so, I'll go this route until I find a suitable replacement. Or maybe this can work indefinitely. Any thoughts?
 

A:CPU cooler big enough?

As long as you do not overclock the processor, the stock intel fan does fine.

With some of the large hsf, you have to do some engineering to get it to fit. I had to grid some material off of the bottom of a coolermaster 212 to get the memory to fit. Another option is to use low profile memory like this;
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148660
 

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hi all. i have a barebone system and it's had some minor problems with the heat. i'm not 100% confident that it's the problem with the heat, but people tell me to replace my stock cooler anyway, so i'm hunting for a nice CPU cooling system for a P4 2.8GHz Northwood core CPU. if anyone has any good suggestions, feel free to shoot! in case it matters at all, my system is a MSI Mega 865 barebone system. thanks in advance everyone

postscript: thanks for the help brite!
 

A:Best cooler for P4 CPU?

I love my Thermaltake 7+ Xaser. But not the cheap goop that came with it.
 

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For the most part, my CPU run pretty cool, but with a couple of apps (Hulu Desktop is the only one that comes to mind, at the moment), it revs the CPU to nearly 100% when in full screen. If I just have a small window showing, it drops drastically, but when at the high end, the CPU temperature gets closer to the limit than I'm comfortable with.

This has me thinking about an aftermarket cooler, but I've never used anything except the AMD OEM cooler. I don't want to spend a lot, but haven't set a budget for it yet. Also, I noticed a used set of components on eBay a while back, that included a Cooler Master cooler than used an internal water system, along with a fan, that looked a little like an overgrown OEM cooler, except that it was designed so that the airflow went from front to back, rather than vertically. It seemed that this would work well with the overall airflow patterns of the case.

The bottomline is how much would I have to spend for a cooler that would make a significant difference in temperature. I really don't like the idea of water cooling, except as I described above. Along with a price, some specific recommendations would help.

A:CPU Cooler

Two inexpensive ones I have tried are the CoolerMaster TX-3 and Arctic Cooling Freezer Pro 7

I'm not sure if they're compatible with your setup, but they will both do a good job if you use some good thermal paste and apply it right.

Do a search on your favorite retailer's site and see if they are compatible with your system and good luck. It a good inexpensive upgrade.

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I have an old Sunbeam Core Contact 92mm CPU cooler that fits these sockets; Socket 754 / 939 / 940 / AM2 / AM2+ / LGA 775 I have a friend that has a Gigabyte mobo (GA-78LMT-USB3 6.0) that supports sockets AM3/AM3+ and I want to give him this CPU cooler. Will this CPU cooler work even though the specs only list's the AM2/AM2+ sockets? I don't have the mobo in front of me or I sure would attempt it....just wondering if anybody knows or has tried this?

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hey there,

im thinking of buying a new CPU cooler, as my CPU runs quite hot on full load (around 60 degrees C) and according to AMD max. is 62.

what would be a good one, keeping in mind i'd like to try to OC in the summer. my computer is on the top floor which is always very hot in the summers, that'd be a thing to keep in mind to when choosing

i've read about the scyte mugen 2, but im not sure if my case is big enough.

and how about mounting it? how hard is it? howmuch thermal paste do i need to put on the CPU? how do i clean off the old thermal paste?

thanks in advance

DD

A:new CPU cooler

  
Quote: Originally Posted by dutchdarky


hey there,

im thinking of buying a new CPU cooler, as my CPU runs quite hot on full load (around 60 degrees C) and according to AMD max. is 62.

what would be a good one, keeping in mind i'd like to try to OC in the summer. my computer is on the top floor which is always very hot in the summers, that'd be a thing to keep in mind to when choosing

i've read about the scyte mugen 2, but im not sure if my case is big enough.

and how about mounting it? how hard is it? howmuch thermal paste do i need to put on the CPU? how do i clean off the old thermal paste?

thanks in advance

DD



The default inexpensive choice is the Cooler Master Hyper 212, which sells for around 30 bucks. Well above average and cheaper than most. Large, but not enormous.

You clean off old thermal paste with isopropyl alcohol and clean cotton rags or q tips.

You don't need much new thermal paste. The standard paste recommendation is Arctic Silver 5. Apply it according to the instructions for your processor at arcticsilver.com. You don't need much.

I know nothing about mounting on AMD, but mounting on Intel is a cruel joke designed by the Marquis de Sade and Alfred E. Newman (their only joint venture).

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I plan on getting a new computer soon, and will buy the AMD 2500+ Processor. What I was wondering, is if i plan on overclocking it to 3200+, will the stock cooling be good enough, or should I get a different one. My case is going to have 6 case fans, and it's huge, so it will be well ventilated. I was thinking about this one, http://www.xpcgear.com/ttsilenta1889.html. Is that even better, and is it even necessary. Or if you have any other suggestions, please let me know. And water cooling isn't really an option, it's too spendy for me, plus I doubt it's necessary.
 

A:CPU Cooler

You will definitely need a new fan if you are planning on going up to a 3200+, and the fan you linked to seems very good to me, and it suprisingly shouldn't be particularly noisy either at only 21dB.

Remeber to get some good quality thermal paste, such as artic silver.
 

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Hi all,

I have my computer specs filled in for reference. What I would like to do is replace the stock Intel CPU cooler that came installed with my i5 2500K. I monitor my CPU temps with Core Temp running on the taskbar and lately I have been noticing that my CPU temps have been running hotter than they were just a few weeks ago. I clean the dust from my computer on a regular basis and at the moment, I don't see any problem there when I checked it. It might be that I need to redo the thermal paste on the CPU cooler, but thought that since I would need to remove the cooler to do that, I might as well bite the bullet and get a better after market cooler. I do not run games on this computer, nor do I have the CPU overclocked. So I guess what I would like is some recommendations on a new CPU cooler. My case is the Coolermaster Haf X full tower so I have plenty of space.

Thanks a lot, LittleJay

A:New CPU cooler for my PC

Coolermasters Hyper212 would be perfect, it's cheap, and it does what it is supposed to.

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Hi i need to get a new cpu cooler a.s.a.p ,but im not sure which one to gett.

I see there are ones where the fan points down rather than at the side of the pc case.
My case needs the cooler that points to the side as there are holes case.

But i cannot find any decent ones only down pointing ones .

My cpu is lga 775 and i use a matrix mobo ..gigabyte specs below !!

Could i use the cooolers with the fan point down or up ?

A:Cpu cooler set help

My best experience was with a ocz cooler that actually blew air out the back. This continued the flow from front to back and helped airflow in general as well as keeping the cpu cool up to a 15-20% overclock.

What I had was similar to this
Newegg.com - CORSAIR CAFA70 120mm Dual-Fan CPU Cooler

Up or down airflow will actually just interrupt the over all flow through the case, at least that's my personal experience.

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Q: Cooler

Monday after work I am going to grab one of these

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 2011/1366/1155 and AMD FM1/FM2/AM3+ - Newegg.com

what do you think, have a better recommendation? I work about five miles fro Fry's so I will grab it instead of using newegg

A:Cooler

I would consider a sealed water system !

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...5954&CatId=499

Fry's steal then add two or four quality fans!
http://www.frys.com/product/6792655?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG

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Ive been watching it from its preview state... it was just released. Tell me what ya think about it.

Heres the old cooler...



And here is the new...





-Dennis
 

A:What do you think of my new cooler?

Its not a power consumer at all... Its just got the one fan attached to the top. And no its not loud either. Its quieter than the zalman that was on there before.
 

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Hi,
I'm buying a new heatsink for my PC (currently i have the stock Intel heatsink and well yeah its just getting too hot). I'm hoping to go for an AIO water cooler and was going to go for the Corsair H110iGTX however my case is the Zalman Z11 Plus Mid tower case with an Asus Sabertooth Z97 motherboard and this means that there is very little room between the top of the motherboard and the case. (preferably i dont want to remove the fins on top of the case as they're half the aesthetics)

I'm wondering if anyone has had any experience with fitting 240/280mm rads in a Z11 Plus or if not then if anyone has any experience with a Corsair H80iGT which would be my alternative.

Regards

-Josh
 

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Hey all,

I have a Noctura CPU cooler installed at the moment. I 'd like to use this cooler again on another CPU, so I have to take it off and remount on new.

Question is what do I do with the old cement from the original installation? Do I need to remove it and how would you do that before remounting on new CPU?

Thanks

A:Old cooler on new CPU

i would definitely remove the old stuff - i've used a cotton bud dipped in alcohol successfully in the past.

let it dry well, or give it a good rub with something sensible.

apply a thin layer of fresh thermal paste, et voil?...

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I'll soon be buying a 8800GT card and was wondering whats the best cooler for this card? If you can, please give me a link, thank you in advance.
 

A:Best VGA cooler?

You need to fill out your profile system specs area and your country so we know what site to direct you to.
 

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Hi does anyone know of any good cpu coolers i can use for my Phenom X4 which i do not need to move my mobo and connect it etc?

A:Cpu cooler

I used this Zalman unit till I went with the H50.
Zalman CNPS9900LED CPU Cooler - Socket 1366, 775, 754, AM3, AM2, AM2+, 940, 939 at TigerDirect
The Zalman doesn't require a back plate but they provide on if you want. The fins are seriously sharp and installing this sucker is a trick but it cooled well !

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I have a question about CPU cooling, I have an AMD 1.1 Thunderbird and I want to use the Thermaltake Mini Super ORB model # DUO 462-8 with a copper shim, but its says not to use the shim unless you are installing a Dragon Series ORB, can anyone tell me the differance between the two coolers, and why I cant use the shim on the Thunderbird chip.

BTW I looked at their site and I couldn't find anything telling me the differance between the 2 cooloers
 

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hi everyone whats the general opinion of ram coolers? im thinking of them if they are worthwhile i have seen this one thats on offer Corsair CMXAF1 Dominator Memory Fan Cooler

A:Ram fan cooler

Hi,

I see that you are using DDR2 RAM, this could get hotter than DDR3 RAM because of the higher voltage used. If you want to overclock your RAM it is always better to use a RAM cooler to protect the RAM and may be helping in getting a higher overclock stable. Extra cooling is always better and a RAM cooler will cool the RAM and the surrounding components. They are not that expensive but can sometimes be a bit noisy because of the small fans and high RPM. I'm using the OCZ XTC cooler and it has a high/low switch and when set on low it is almost inaudible.

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Need a cooler that's going to fit easily on the motherboard, and work well, enough to overclock and obviously not too loud. Is posting the case necessary?
 

A:Need cooler for CPU

Without knowing the type of CPU its impossible to know what heatsink / cooler would work.
 

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Q: Cooler

Has anybody used this cooler (Coolermaster N520)?
Hyper N520 - Cooler Master

A:Cooler

Here's a link to the reviews on newegg, a surprising amount of which are good I might add: Customer Reviews Of COOLER MASTER Intel Core i7 compatible Hyper N 520 RR-920-N520-GP 92mm Sleeve CPU Cooler

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Hi all whent to frys had a v6 gt cooler instaled got the comp home pluged it up and it was idl at 41 c same as stock fan , did a stress test temps shot upto 80c fast ,called frys they say it just need to breakin so I let it idl for 15min at 41c .did the test agen same thing 80c stoped the test fast so i took the v6 gt off and saw they did not take off the clear sticker , so i was pissed off so i cleand it off and put as5 on it. my ? is now it idls around 38 to 40c and stress test it hits 55c should it be better or is that good haf912 2x200mm fans and 2x140mm fans in case i7 950

A:V6 gt cooler

You're good to go with those temps.

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I have installed a Gigabyte GH-PDU22-SC CPU HSF unit on my computer. This is killer. In the 9 hours since I have had this installed, I have noticed my CPU temp drop by 12 degrees C. From 44C to 32C and this is before the arctic silver has had a chance to cure. I am looking forward to seeing if the 300 hour curing time makes it drop even lower. And the Fan at full speed of 2400 rpm is absolutely silent. It is a big unit so mounting in some cases and on some boards might be difficult. But I am impressed so far. This was not my first choice in coolers but I didnt have the funds for a Thermaltake Big Typhoon.
 

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Hey lately i have currently been looking for a new cpu cooler considering that i still have the default stock cooler that came with the cpu and/or case...

Which isn't really doing its job too well not cooling and extremely loud (doesn't help that the computer is in the hottest room thats like a oven through out the day). I would like to aim for something between $30-60$ excluding postage costs (preferably something cheaper thats half decent).

I was wondering if you could recommend a good cpu cooler for me? I'll list all the main pieces of hardware in my case so you can have more information in as what i would be able to use.
what i have:
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MA790XT-UD4P
PSU: 620W HX Corsair
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD4870 x1
CPU: AMD Phenom II x 4 955
Fans: 1 120mm bottom fan, 2x 120mm top exhaust, 1x120 rear exhaust
Case: CM 690

Thats the main components of my computer and also i live in Australia so i dont know if all the products that might be good for me will be available.

PS: To save you having to read about it the motherboard is AM3 socket.

well thanks for help in advance.
 

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Hey guys I'm looking to replace the heat sink / fan on my Geforce 9600 GSO. At full load it is borderline 80 degrees C. I was looking at some coolers on Newegg and some of these ones make me wonder if it will work.

This one from zalman
http://www.zalman.com/ENG/product/Product_Read.asp?idx=276
on their site says it fits a 9800gt, gtx, 9500gt and such. But nothing for a 9600 GSO listed. I wonder if the bolt patterns are the same as the 9800s and 9500s since they are very similar in design. Any GPU Gurus out there that can give a little more insight. I tried emailing Zalman but that was a complete flop as expected.
 

A:Will this VGA cooler fit?

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=HS-057-AK&groupid=701&catid=57&subcat=787
 

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Hey, I was looking at the Intel QX9770, and wanted to overclock it to about 4.0 GHz, cause I know of someone who did on Air Cooling, and I know it's possible, most likely with all these fans, but I want to know the best one. I was wanting to know, what would be the best cooler out there that would keep it cool on idle, and on extreme load playing Crysis and a billion other scanners and stuff running at the same time, pretty much while screaming. I saw a few coolers that looked good, which do you think would be best, or do you know of another that's even better? Thanks Everyone!

Also, this would all be in the Cooler Master Cosmo S Case on a EVGA 790i Ultra FTW Edition Motherboard; and the size of the CPU Cooler isn't a problem, so don't base your opinion on that. I just want to know what will give the best cooling.

ZEROtherm Nirvana NV120
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3273116&CatId=99

Cooler Master Hyper 212
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3486534&CatId=493

Ultra ChillTec Thermal Electric Cooler (Worried about Condensation cause the way it cools)
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2353734&CatId=1588

Thermaltake V1
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3071635&CatId=1588

Thermaltake DuOrb
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3829118&... Read more

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