Solved Need Help choosing a cooler for my CPU Tags: Overclocking CPUs Last response: July 28, 2013 11:04 PM in Overclocking Share ryanskeltis July 27, 2013 7:19:00 PM [PCPartPicker part list](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1lpEA) / [Price breakdown by merchant](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1lpEA/by_merchant/) / [Benchmarks](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1lpEA/benchmarks/) Type|Item|Price :----|:----|:---- **CPU** | [AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/amd-cpu-fd8350frhkbox) | Purchased For $0.00 **Motherboard** | [Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD5 ATX AM3+ Motherboard](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gigabyte-motherboard-ga990...) | Purchased For $0.00 **Memory** | [Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-memory-cmz8gx3m2a1...) | Purchased For $0.00 **Video Card** | [Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition 3GB Video Card](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/sapphire-video-card-100351...) | $429.99 @ Newegg **Case** | [Thermaltake VN300M1W2N ATX Full Tower Case](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/thermaltake-case-vn300m1w2...) | Purchased For $0.00 **Power Supply** | [Kingwin Lazer 1000W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/kingwin-power-supply-lz100...) | Purchased For $0.00 **Optical Drive** | [LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/lg-optical-drive-gh24ns95) | Purchased For $0.00 **Operating System** | [Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (OEM) (64-bit)](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/microsoft-os-fqc04649) | $124.00 @ Amazon | | **Total** | Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. | $573.99 | Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-27 22:14 EDT-0400 | this is my part list, I plan on over clocking my CPU and cant figure out what PCU cooler i should buy, i would like to keep it cheap (under $50) but if i need to i can spend $100 can someone help me out please? More about : choosing cooler cpu johnnyb105 a b K Overclocking a b à CPUs July 27, 2013 7:23:31 PM check this out does me wonders and I test oc every chip I buy.. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l ryanskeltis July 27, 2013 7:41:58 PM johnnyb105 said:check this out does me wonders and I test oc every chip I buy.. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... a fan will keep my CPU cool enough? i thought with overclocking i have to use a Liquid cooled cooler m 0 l Related resources need help choosing a cpu cooler for the intel i7 4970k - Forum Need Help Choosing Cpu Cooler? - Forum Need help choosing new cpu cooler - Forum need help choosing psu/cpu cooler! - Forum need help choosing psu/cpu cooler! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Tradesman1 a c 368 K Overclocking a c 570 à CPUs July 27, 2013 8:36:00 PM No, an air cooler is perfectly sufficient, the Hyper is on par with the H100 and $70 cheaper m 0 l Best solution fil1p a b K Overclocking a b à CPUs July 28, 2013 11:04:35 PM Hey, The Cooler master hyper 212 that johnny recommended is an excellent value for that price. If you want more cooling power I would suggest a Noctua Nh D14, its more expensive but its a beast. Hope this helps! Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedI Need Help Choosing a Cooler for my CPU. Forum SolvedNeed help choosing cpu cooler Forum SolvedNeed Help choosing a cooler for my CPU Forum SolvedUpgrading to I5-4670k. Need help choosing CPU cooler. Forum SolvedNeed help choosing a CPU Cooler for my first build Forum Need help choosing CPU cooler/gpu Forum SolvedNeed Help With Choosing CPU Cooler Forum need help choosing psu/cpu cooler! Forum Need help choosing a new CPU cooler + voltages and temps help Forum Hey I Need help choosing Cpu cooler for my i72600k Forum Need help choosing CPU cooler Forum Need help choosing a cooler for my I5 CPU.... Forum Need help choosing a cooler for my I5 CPU.... Forum SolvedHelp choosing a CPU cooler for a less-than-great case. Forum SolvedNeed more help choosing a cooler? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !