What cpu cooler should I use for Cooler Master elite 120 case?

I'm looking for a "low" profile cooler to fit in a cooler master elite 120 case

CPU clearance needs to be under 60mm, and I'm very new to the low profile cooler market so I need recommendations...

I'm looking to add an i5 3450/3470, not looking to OC, just want to make sure that it stays cool and quiet enough while I'm playing high-end games. :)
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  1. I think you will fine down draft heat sinks to be best of use for your situation. Here is a Toms Hardware article that may be helpful along with the cooler i recommend.



    The one cooler master used in the pictures for the case is this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103177&name=CPU-Fans-Heatsinks
  2. I got the same case with a "cooler master vortex 211q" cpu cooler. If you want a graphics card, this is most likely the best solution because of the lack of space. It keeps the cpu about 10-15C below the stock fan under full load. The fan is also significantly bigger than the stock fan and makes a lot less noise.
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