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Looking for quieter heatsink/fan

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December 2, 2011 11:14:26 PM

Hi Guys,

First, let me thank for taking the time to read, and possibly answer.
Second, my space bar is broken, so there may be times where there should be a space but isn't, but I'll try to minimize them.

Third, my question...

I have an ASRock 870 Extreme3, AMD 955BE with stock cooler(very loud), and my case is a CM 690 II Advanced. I am looking to replace the stock cooler as I am getting fed up with the annoying noise.

Also, I'm not looking to take everything apart to attach it, I would rather just install it with the MB still in the case.

Any suggestions?

Note: I did try the Hyper 212+, but my friend who put the computer together told me it was shorting out the MB. I didn't attempt to put it in myself as during the winter I generate A LOT of static electricity and don't want to damage the CPU.

If I am missing any or you need more information, please ask.

EDIT:
I do not plan on overclocking or Crossfire.

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a c 182 K Overclocking
December 3, 2011 12:58:37 AM
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I have that case and a 212+ installed no problem.
As i'm sure countless people do.
Didn't have to remove mobo.
Works great.
December 3, 2011 1:14:56 AM

And it's a lot quieter than the stock fan?
December 3, 2011 3:04:45 AM

Best answer selected by TrickyNick.
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