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Cooler Master - Hyper 212 EVO 120mm CPU Cooling Fan

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July 28, 2014 2:12:49 PM

How good is this Cooler?
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July 28, 2014 2:19:01 PM

It is one of the best HSF you can get for ~$30 assuming it fits on your motherboard with your choice of mounting orientation, DIMMs and case.
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July 28, 2014 2:19:10 PM

Schxeler said:
How good is this Cooler?


I have the previous version...212 PLUS..and have zero complaints.
There are better (and more expensive), but on a cost/performance basis, this is one of the best.
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July 28, 2014 2:20:14 PM

Also, be sure it fits in your case.
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July 28, 2014 2:25:12 PM

USAFRet said:
Also, be sure it fits in your case.


Im not 100% sure if it will fit in my case or my motherboard but I have a FM2A75M-HD+ MotherBoard, can you tell me if the CPU cooler will fit into this motherboard?
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July 28, 2014 2:29:35 PM

Schxeler said:
Im not 100% sure if it will fit in my case or my motherboard but I have a FM2A75M-HD+ MotherBoard, can you tell me if the CPU cooler will fit into this motherboard?

The motherboard rarely is a problem. The DIMM position is what often ends up problematic - particularly when using tall DIMMs with fancy heat-spreaders.

If you use low-profile DIMMs, the motherboard layout and DIMMs usually are not issues.

If you want fancy DIMMs then there is a possibility the HSF won't clear the DIMMs.
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July 28, 2014 2:32:10 PM

You can also raise the fan up a tad to clear modules or install in a pull configuration with the fan on the other side.
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July 28, 2014 2:32:45 PM

Schxeler said:
USAFRet said:
Also, be sure it fits in your case.


Im not 100% sure if it will fit in my case or my motherboard but I have a FM2A75M-HD+ MotherBoard, can you tell me if the CPU cooler will fit into this motherboard?


What case do you have? Some, but not all, list the available cooler clearance. Here, you need 159mm.
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July 28, 2014 2:33:41 PM

InvalidError said:
Schxeler said:
Im not 100% sure if it will fit in my case or my motherboard but I have a FM2A75M-HD+ MotherBoard, can you tell me if the CPU cooler will fit into this motherboard?

The motherboard rarely is a problem. The DIMM position is what often ends up problematic - particularly when using tall DIMMs with fancy heat-spreaders.

If you use low-profile DIMMs, the motherboard layout and DIMMs usually are not issues.

If you want fancy DIMMs then there is a possibility the HSF won't clear the DIMMs.

The DIMMS are very close to the CPU so will this not fit into my board? Sorry im new.
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July 28, 2014 2:34:29 PM

What case do you have?
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July 28, 2014 2:37:44 PM

Schxeler said:

The DIMMS are very close to the CPU so will this not fit into my board? Sorry im new.


Options:
If 2 RAM sticks, use slots 2 & 4 instead of 1 & 3
Slide the fan up a teeny bit to clear
Put the fan on the other side, in pull config
Use low profile RAM (that's what I did)
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July 28, 2014 2:39:30 PM

SR-71 Blackbird said:
What case do you have?


I have the NZXT Source 210 Red, its fairly big but I got my computer Pre-Built so Im trying to upgrade it to good gaming PC.
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July 28, 2014 2:44:34 PM

Schxeler said:
SR-71 Blackbird said:
What case do you have?


I have the NZXT Source 210 Red, its fairly big but I got my computer Pre-Built so Im trying to upgrade it to good gaming PC.


http://www.nzxt.com/product/detail/105-source-210-case
"CPU Heatsink Support 160mm"

It will just barely fit, depending on how precise the measurements were.
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July 28, 2014 2:47:42 PM

USAFRet said:
Schxeler said:
SR-71 Blackbird said:
What case do you have?


I have the NZXT Source 210 Red, its fairly big but I got my computer Pre-Built so Im trying to upgrade it to good gaming PC.


http://www.nzxt.com/product/detail/105-source-210-case
"CPU Heatsink Support 160mm"

It will just barely fit, depending on how precise the measurements were.

It says that the CPU cooler is 4.7" x 4.7" and the W of my computer is not the problem, is the DIMM the problem?
Also I have a mirco motherboard so there are only 2 Slots for DIMM.
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July 28, 2014 2:50:51 PM

Schxeler said:
USAFRet said:
Schxeler said:
SR-71 Blackbird said:
What case do you have?


I have the NZXT Source 210 Red, its fairly big but I got my computer Pre-Built so Im trying to upgrade it to good gaming PC.


http://www.nzxt.com/product/detail/105-source-210-case
"CPU Heatsink Support 160mm"

It will just barely fit, depending on how precise the measurements were.

It says that the CPU cooler is 4.7" x 4.7" and the W of my computer is not the problem, is the DIMM the problem?
Also I have a mirco motherboard so there are only 2 Slots for DIMM.


That cooler is listed at 158.5mm. Leaving you 1.5mm clearance.
http://www.coolermaster.com/cooling/cpu-air-cooler/hype...

But...My Antec One case lists cooler clearance at 155mm. The Hyper 212 PLUS at 159mm fits easily.
So, those measurements are not always 'perfect'.
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July 28, 2014 2:53:04 PM

USAFRet said:
Schxeler said:
USAFRet said:
Schxeler said:
SR-71 Blackbird said:
What case do you have?


I have the NZXT Source 210 Red, its fairly big but I got my computer Pre-Built so Im trying to upgrade it to good gaming PC.


http://www.nzxt.com/product/detail/105-source-210-case
"CPU Heatsink Support 160mm"

It will just barely fit, depending on how precise the measurements were.

It says that the CPU cooler is 4.7" x 4.7" and the W of my computer is not the problem, is the DIMM the problem?
Also I have a mirco motherboard so there are only 2 Slots for DIMM.


That cooler is listed at 158.5mm. Leaving you 1.5mm clearance.
http://www.coolermaster.com/cooling/cpu-air-cooler/hype...

But...My Antec One case lists cooler clearance at 155mm. The Hyper 212 PLUS at 159mm fits easily.
So, those measurements are not always 'perfect'.


Should I buy the one that you linked, Will it fit good?
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July 28, 2014 2:57:10 PM

Schxeler said:

Should I buy the one that you linked, Will it fit good?


Will it? According to the listed measurements of both case and cooler, it should.
If it doesn't, one or the other manufacturer slipped on the dimensions.
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July 28, 2014 3:00:43 PM

USAFRet said:
Schxeler said:

Should I buy the one that you linked, Will it fit good?


Will it? According to the listed measurements of both case and cooler, it should.
If it doesn't, one or the other manufacturer slipped on the dimensions.


Do you have another Suggestion for a Cooler that will fit in my system if all else falls through?
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