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Best CPU Cooler for i5-750

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January 6, 2010 8:07:21 AM

I really would like to do standard cooling on my new i5-750 that I have coming in but I need to know what the best cooler for the money is. I really don't want to go extreme in price as I only plan to do moderate overclocking but I would like to ensure that my new processor stays as cool as possible without water cooling. The components that I ordered are as follows

ASUS P7P55D Pro
i5-750
Diamond Radeon HD 5850 1GB DDR5 PCIe
CORSAIR DOMINATOR 4GB DDR3 PC10666 1333MHZ
and I have an older but still good Antec NeoHE 500 500W Power Supply
NZXT M59 Gaming ATX Mid Tower Case

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January 6, 2010 9:30:09 AM

Looks nice and a great price but the reviews for it on newegg are less than stellar. Do you have one and if so how is your experience?
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January 6, 2010 10:00:32 AM

thats currently the best priced performance cooler but there are other options ,whats your budget for a cooler?
January 6, 2010 10:24:14 AM

No real budget. I did some searching after you sent me the link to newegg and yes from what I can tell the price/performance of this cooler is really good.
January 6, 2010 10:32:32 AM

To better answer your question. I don't have a budget but I would like to keep it less that $100.
January 6, 2010 10:52:03 AM

Those are dead sexy... my only concern is if they will fit in the NZXT M59 Gaming ATX Mid Tower Case .
January 6, 2010 11:02:53 AM

They are one of the best one's available in the market. And you are right they are drop dead gorgeous!!! :D 
I have a Thermalright True Black. Its fits in my CM690 easy. But your cabinet is 190mm in width so it could be a problem. If there is any way to check before buying, do it.
Also check CoGage True Spirit. Its another good one and may fit your cabinet.
January 6, 2010 11:05:27 AM

I found a picture of it mounted inside the NZXT M59 and it will work. Thanks a ton for the help I think I found my cooler :D 
January 6, 2010 11:07:29 AM

Glad to help. Congratulations!!
I checked the pic now and saw that you may have to go for a single fan setup! Rather than a double fan setup. Coz the top fan may cause some hindrance.
January 6, 2010 11:38:22 AM

I did look at that too it blocks one of the fan ports but not both on the top. From everything I read that is a common problem with most heat sinks for this case.
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