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What's a recommended cooler? Do I need one?

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November 3, 2012 5:25:29 AM

- GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB
- 8 GB Ram DDR3
- Intel core i7 3770k
- Asrock Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
- 1 TB HDD
- NZXT Phantom 410 Special Edition Case Black/orange – mid tower case
-CORSAIR HX Series HX750 750W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire
- bluray Combo BD-ROM/DVD-RW

Do I need one? because I'm not really sure... If I do which cooler or after heat sinks should i get?

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November 3, 2012 5:35:22 AM

You need one for a nice overclock, if that's something you're into. Or if you are trying to build a silent PC. Otherwise no, stock cooler is fine.
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November 3, 2012 5:42:32 AM

Only get one if you plan to overclock. With that PC of yours, I would recommend getting one and overclocking it. You do have a K series.
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November 3, 2012 5:46:20 AM

dragonsamus said:
Only get one if you plan to overclock. With that PC of yours, I would recommend getting one and overclocking it. You do have a K series.


Ok if so, do you recommend any brands/type for my computer?
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November 3, 2012 5:51:04 AM

dragonsamus said:
Only get one if you plan to overclock. With that PC of yours, I would recommend getting one and overclocking it. You do have a K series.
+1 and i recommend for mild overclocking only!
CPU Cooler:COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 2011/1366/1155 and AMD FM1/AM3+
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
For hardcore overclocking CPU Cooler:Noctua NH-D14 120mm & 140mm SSO CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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November 3, 2012 5:52:49 AM

jimziieboy said:
Ok if so, do you recommend any brands/type for my computer?

CPU Cooler:COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 2011/1366/1155 and AMD FM1/AM3+
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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November 3, 2012 5:56:22 AM

Best answer selected by Jimziieboy.
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November 3, 2012 6:09:00 AM

jimziieboy said:
Thank you,
No problem anytime bud. :) 
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November 3, 2012 6:31:08 AM

I agree, the EVO is a fantastic budget cooler!
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