I am on a budget on my new PC and this was the best CPU cooler I could find (for the price). http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
So I have 2 main questions Will this fit in what im getting?
and is this a good cooler to OC a i5-750. (im looking toward major OC but just some minor tweak to start and mabey more as I move along.)
That's a great heatsink, hard to beat the price/performance. Yes it will fit in the motherboard and it should fit in the case, but it will be close. I have one on an i7 860 in the smaller Cooler Master Elite 310. Your case and mine are both spec'ed at 7.5" wide. I have just a few mm to spare from the top of the cooler to the side of the case so it will be very close. Before you clamp down the cooler, put the mobo on top of the offsets, set the cooler on top of the CPU, and try setting the side of the case on top. You will hopefully end up with the same (tiny) clearance I have.
If it is close, or doesn't fit, please do not trim, cut, or file the ends of the heatpipes. OK, good you're laughing. Believe it or not their have been some users here and on newegg's reviews that cut-off the ends of the heatpipes so it would fit in their cases. And then they wondered why it wasn't cooing their rigs!
This cooler gives some 20 degC cooler on load over the stock fan. Excellent.
I have used the Gigabyte OC utility that came with my motherboard to easily reach 3.36Ghz and the temps are 50 degC load. I have tried my own basic overclocking but temps are starting to rise. 56 degC at 3.4Ghz, still 8 degrees cooler than the stock HSF at 2.94Ghz. I would think I could get above 3.5Ghz without volt mods at the same temps as stock.
Well I defintatley neglected posting. Thx guys I will pick this up if it doesnt fit i will just return it. I know im not going to saw off any heat pipes that should be a given they are hollow and that there their for a reason so dont saw them off.