Recommended Heat SInk and Fans for my PC Tags: Heatsinks Heat AMD Overclocking Product Last response: March 14, 2010 3:43 PM in Overclocking Share osip March 14, 2010 5:14:36 AM Hello All, Currently running a AMD Phenom II x 3 720 BE with stock fans in cm 690 Case with a; MOBO: GIGABYTE GA-MA790GPT-UD3H AM3 AMD 790GX HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GPU: SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 100283VXL Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I am looking to start some overclocking and unlocking the 4th core. I was hoping to get some cooling suggestions such as what heat sink to get and what about fans for the case, are the stock ones good enough or should I look into replacing and or adding more? The heat sink I am looking at is the COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Any info would be greatly appreciated. More about : recommended heat sink fans JohnnyLucky a b K Overclocking March 14, 2010 8:05:42 AM Here is a link to a recent Tom's Hardware article with useful information about 10 popular cpu heatsinks: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/lga-1156-heatsink,2... I know the article states Intel LGA 1156 heatsinks but just about all of them are also compatible with Intel LGA 1366 cpu's Here is a link to a very good web site with more useful information about cpu heatsinks that will help you make an informed decision: http://www.frostytech.com/top5heatsinks.cfm You can use the Google embedded search feature at the web site to find more information about heatsinks for specific cpu sockets. m 0 l JackNaylorPE a b À AMD a c 148 K Overclocking March 14, 2010 3:43:53 PM Stick fans are fine....provided the noise doesn't bother you. Antec has some fans with speed control and you can use a fan controller such as the NZXT Sentry 2. I'd recommend PWM fan(s) for the HS ....use the splitter if you are using two. http://www.frozencpu.com/products/10026/fan-639/Scythe_... http://www.frozencpu.com/products/8418/cab-150/FrozenCP... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed help with fans for pc and cpu fans to replace stock heat sink fan Forum Any recommendations for a fan/heat sink for i5-3570K at 4.6GHz? Forum Best Heat Sink Fan! need recommendations and informations. ^^ Forum Looking for Recommendations on CPU Heat SInk/Fan cooling Forum Which Heat Sink Fan would u recommend for P4 1.7 Forum SolvedEnermax T-40 Cluster CPU Air Cooler vs Noctua NH-U9B SE2 CPU Heat Sink With Dual Noctua Fans Forum SolvedRecommended Heat Sink for CPU Forum SolvedPC still too hot after heat sink change. Forum SolvedWill my heat sink CPU cooling fan support my build??? Forum SolvedHelp a newbie with heat sink & case fans! Forum SolvedBest Case Choice (White) + Question about Heat Sink and Fan Forum SolvedWhich heat-sink/fan should I buy? Forum SolvedInstalled new CPU heat sink and fan. Forum SolvedUnbearable sound of heat sink fan!!!! Forum Hp compaq nx9010 recommended heat sink compound to be used Forum SolvedShopping for a good Heat Sink Fan. Forum SolvedCan I get a different exhaust fan for my cpu cooler heat sink? Forum SolvedGood heat sink fan? Forum SolvedNo power to PC after changing CPU heat sink Forum SolvedRecommendation for a CPU heat-sink Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !