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New CPU cooler to OC with In small case

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April 5, 2013 11:22:28 AM

I knew building this computer would bite me where the sun don't shine sometimes I wish all my inlaws would get beamed back to the mothership but here goes, Built this one back in Dec for my Nephew now he wants to kick it up a notch.

Need better cooler for a 2500K in a Small Case Xigmatek Asgard II the AsRocks Z77 MB is populated with 4 4gb sticks of G-Skill Ripsaw, Looking for a better then Stock cooler that will fit this case and not upstruct the memory slots

Thinking Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 Cooler Master TX3 or ??

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April 5, 2013 1:35:16 PM

This cpu cooler is a very popular one and will do a good job of cooling the cpu, the fan can be mounted on either side toy accommodate ram slots. On one side irt blows through the heatsink and one the other side it will pull the air through the heatsink.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

If you want a high performance cpu cooler you can go with the closed loop type and even though it looks complicated it's as easy to install as a regular heatsink/fan. You can remove the rear fan and mount the small radiator there with included fan and the case fan that you have can be mounted on the outside of the case to give added cooling power with a push/pull configuration.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

The Noctua NH-C14 that Wiggbot suggested is also a very good choice and is designed to fit in a tight small case. How ever it's pretty pricey but will do a good job of cooling your cpu.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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April 6, 2013 1:47:30 PM

I should have said before the Max Height this case will support is 14.5CM or 145MM so a good number of those are too tall

According to NetEgg

Cooler Master RR-B10-212P-G1 is 15.8 CM

Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 is 13CM

ARCTIC Freezer 7 Pro 12.7CM

Cooler Master RR-920-N520-GP 14.1CM
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