Best cooler for SFF & OC

hey guys, i'm getting a thermaltake lanbox lite with a e5200 and I want to OC it to 3.5ghz (337x10.5) with ddr2 667 mem. Now I have 100mm of space for the cooler give or take a few mm's. I was looking at a zalman cnps8000 or the coolermaster geminii s. If you have any suggestions and or experiences with these coolers and or case I will love to read all about it.

Oh and the mobo is ASUS P5QL-EM and will get an 8800gts g92
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  1. how tall is the artic cooling freezer 7 pro?
  2. 126.5mm...I'd love a tower like heatsink that can blow hot air to the rear...but they are all too tall.
  3. yes, i think i've got an option here: http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=8058

    small and should be effective! also, maybe the thermaltake mini-typhoon?

    EDIT: 64mm i think i saw on pccasegear... certainly under your 100mm limit!
  4. the M-typhoon will be better i think.but can you post me a link of your case?
  5. but how tall is the M typhoon?
  6. he will need to change to a smaller fan then it will fit.i think its better then the Zalman's because it has more heatpipes and fin to dissipate the heat.
  7. yeah the zalman has a 10 or 12 mm fan on it :)
  8. here is the zalman tested with 125w thermal load
    http://www.frostytech.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=1991&page=4

    and the shurikine with 140w and 85w thermal load

    http://www.frostytech.com/articleview.cfm?articleid=2247&page=5

    the e5200 is 65w so both should do the job pretty well
  9. i found frostytechs review is difficult to read. they should show resulk in the actualy temp in graphs with few other coolers in the same league/price range.rather then a massive tally full of letters and number. and they should drop their SYNTHETIC THERMAL TEST PLATFORM with a more popular config like core 2 quad and OC it.

    back to topic yeah both should do well in cooling the E5200 but i prefer the Shurikine.
  10. What about intel's cooler? is there a big difference between a zalman cnps8000/scythe shuriken vs intel's stock cooler inside a sff case?
  11. If the stock cooler can be used Ill be able to get a ASUS P5QL-EM (G43) with 4 mem slots rather than the ASUS P5KPL-CM (G31) with 2 mem slots without too much of a price difference.
  12. i would get a good cooler so the CPU are able to run cooler = last longer.and you can OC as well.what case you gonna go for?post us some links.
  13. Well its a thermaltake lanbox lite

    http://www.thermaltakeusa.com/Product.aspx?C=1320&ID=1430

    And here are my choices

    http://www.directron.com/lga775cooler.html

    Without the cooler I have a $160 budget. I was looking at a 8800gts g92 seeing as it is cooler than the 8800gt and blows hot air outside of the case and with $130-$140 I can get one off of ebay...my poing being I don't want a very fancy cooler just one that can handle the heat.
  14. Ha!!! check it out, not the coolest heatsink but just what I was looking for. It measures 100-101mm but I can mod it so that it'll fit

    Glacialtech Igloo 5610 PWM

    http://www.frostytech.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=2201

    Small tower heatsink...now all I have to do is find one.
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