I have a system running a 3770k with the stock heatsink. I would like to OC to 4.5. which air cooler should I get. I have low profile memory and a Corsair c70 case. budget is up to 100$. NO WATER COOLING.
My pc is running a blue black color scheme btw (LED's, black case, blue ram, etc.) , so while I guess I could stick a big d14 in there, I would cry a little inside.
another issue with the noctua d14: there are 2 fans with separate fan connectors. They are 3 pin. I cannot connect them to cpu fan header. I have 3 other fans i already use. Any other option? I only will be over clocking up to 4.5. I use an intel board (dz77re-75k).
Yes the coolers we have all mentioned are able to have adjustable fan speeds given you clear a header for the CPU fans and let the case fans run at full speed with the adapter. All the CPU coolers I know of need a motherboard header to control fan speeds.