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June 4, 2014 5:13:59 AM

Hello. :) 

I was thinking of buying the ASUS m5a78l-m/USB3 (http://www.amazon.com/Asus-M5A78L-M-Usb3-Motherboard-So...) and the AMD FX 6300.
So I was thinking of buying a CPU cooler as well, so I could overclock it to about 4 Ghz.
Will a Scythe Big Shuriken 2 Rev.B be able to cope up with the overclock? Because I have seen people overclock with their stock coolers too :D  .. so I think it wouldn't be a problem right?
If it will then please recommend me a really good low-profile CPU cooler worth for the price. :) 

Update:
I have a mATX Case :) 
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June 4, 2014 5:19:11 AM

Better still is any of the Noctua low profile coolers.

Should've got a bigger case?
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June 4, 2014 5:31:06 AM

I have a Micro-ATX case.
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June 4, 2014 4:06:00 PM

I'd recommend the Noctua NH-C14 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004DUMQVY. I have one for a mATX build that requires a low profile CPU cooler and this thing is excellent for my i7-2600K at 4.4GHz. It keeps everything cool and is silent.
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June 5, 2014 2:42:47 AM

Sorry BerganTead1,
I currently can't find noctua coolers here in the UAE.I actually added an amazon link for the motherboard just for reference.
Sorry but could find a cooler in this website as it is here in the UAE and it's easier for me :) 
http://gear-up.me/processors/cpu-coolers.html

Thanks.
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June 5, 2014 3:30:27 AM

What case? - post a link
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June 5, 2014 10:10:34 AM

Aamir Ahamed said:
Sorry BerganTead1,
I currently can't find noctua coolers here in the UAE.I actually added an amazon link for the motherboard just for reference.
Sorry but could find a cooler in this website as it is here in the UAE and it's easier for me :) 
http://gear-up.me/processors/cpu-coolers.html

Thanks.


Ah, sorry to hear that, it's an excellent cooler. :) 
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June 5, 2014 3:49:32 PM

That's a pc , not a case. And a rer-built - Acer Aspire at that. It's only 7 inches wide.

What place do you buy from in the UAE? FlipKart?
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June 6, 2014 4:11:49 AM

BerganTead1,Till how much will I be able to over clock the fx 6300 on this motherboard with the Scythe Big Shuriken 2 Rev.B

i7Baby,
The Acer aspire PC.. I bought it from a compute shop here in Dubai.
The site I was thinking of buying the CPU cooler..processor..mobo and ram, was on this site.. www.gear-up.me
The link for CPU coolers ..
http://gear-up.me/processors/cpu-coolers.html
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June 6, 2014 12:55:04 PM

Aamir Ahamed said:
BerganTead1,Till how much will I be able to over clock the fx 6300 on this motherboard with the Scythe Big Shuriken 2 Rev.B

i7Baby,
The Acer aspire PC.. I bought it from a compute shop here in Dubai.
The site I was thinking of buying the CPU cooler..processor..mobo and ram, was on this site.. www.gear-up.me
The link for CPU coolers ..
http://gear-up.me/processors/cpu-coolers.html


I cannot say since I don't have experience with Scythe's.
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June 7, 2014 9:27:07 AM

Ohk Bergantead. Thanks anyways. :) 
i7Baby,
Would the fan be noisy when I clock it to 4.0Ghz? What would the temps. of the CPU be? :/ 
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June 7, 2014 9:45:33 AM

I could try in some UAE computer markets.. To get the Noctua L12 but it looks quite expensive as I'm kind of on a budget upgrade unless I could try and bargain the price :p 
So you're like it's much better to get a Noctua cooler right?
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June 8, 2014 9:20:33 AM

Vic 40 said:
Is this one available to you?
"Scythe Grand Kama Cross 2".

I would get a different motherboard too,one with cooling on the vrm's like this one,
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gigabyte-motherboard-ga78l...




I'll check for that cooler.
The GIGABYTE mobo doesn't support 1866MHz or either 1600MHz.. which is quite odd isn't it? :s
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June 8, 2014 11:31:46 AM

Aamir Ahamed said:

The GIGABYTE mobo doesn't support 1866MHz or either 1600MHz.. which is quite odd isn't it? :s

When you read the manual you'll see that it does support 1600mhz ram,everything else will be clocked down to just that.
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June 10, 2014 6:53:36 AM

Vic 40,
I'm currently getting the Asus M5a78l-m/usb3 for a really cheap price.. so would it be able to handle a overclock of at least 4ghz?..
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June 10, 2014 7:18:00 AM

It's not really for overclocking since it doesn't have cooling on the vrm's,but you could try.I would get a cooler like the scythe i linked,it blows air down over the ram and vrm's.
VRM'S Not the chokes need to be cooled,but the little black units next to those,the chokes are part of it all.Like this,
http://xdevs.com/kpc/sandy/ud7/cpu_vrm.jpg

A link to which motherboards support overclocking in regard to the vrm's,
http://www.overclock.net/t/946407/amd-motherboards-vrm-...
change it to asus and you'll see,

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M5A78L/USB3 4+1 No 140W OC with cooling


Maybe that 4ghz will be possible without cooling,but that's for you to try out.

I had a phenom x2 550 at a simple asrock motherboard at 4.2ghz (i think,could be 4.0) and stable,but i wrecked one of the memory channels too.:D 
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June 10, 2014 7:24:51 AM

Great I'll go for the gigabyte board :D  Thanks for that amazing link ..got some great info there :) 

So about the cooler, a Scythe Big Shuriken 2 Rev.B.. Is good for a 4Ghz clock right?
If yes, what would the temperatures be like... and would the fan be noisy?
Please clarify these questions :) 

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June 10, 2014 9:29:05 AM

Aamir Ahamed said:

So about the cooler, a Scythe Big Shuriken 2 Rev.B.. Is good for a 4Ghz clock right?

I would go for this one "Scythe Grand Kama Cross 2 (or the rev.B)


Aamir Ahamed said:

If yes, what would the temperatures be like... and would the fan be noisy?
Please clarify these questions :) 


Some reviews to read,
https://www.google.nl/?gws_rd=ssl#q=scythe+big+shuriken...
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June 10, 2014 10:36:16 AM

Thanks Vic 40.. for some great links and info.. sorry but I can't get the Cross 2..
It seems that the Shuriken does well even when OC'ed. So I'll be getting the Shuriken :D 
And thanks to everyone else who posted in this thread.. It helped me alot. :D 
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