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Is this CPU Cooler Enough?

Hi all, I am in the process of choosing a air cooler for my i5-3570k that I would like to overclock to 4.5ghz (lets say hypothetically I can reach 4.5ghz with my chip). I have my eye on the Thermalright HR-02 Macho Rev.A (with 140mm fan) or a Thermalright TRUE Spirit (with 120mm fan). I know the CM 212 Evo is highly recommended but I can't get that here in New Zealand (and I'm paying an absurdly high price for these coolers aswell :( )

Thanks in advance :D

Oh and the Macho is $100 and the TRUE Spirit is $70 (I said it was absurd, did I not?)
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  1. Best answer
    Yes.
  2. I paid $80.00 for my Noctua DH-14.Worth every penny.
  3. amuffin said:
    Yes.


    Haha ok, thanks for the very simple answer :na:

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    I paid $80.00 for my Noctua DH-14.Worth every penny.


    Good to know it's actually worth it to spend money on :)


    Thanks guys, so should I go with the cheaper one (TRUE Spirit) or the more expensive one (Macho)?
  4. Just an FYI, I am running my 3570k at 4.5ghz @1.32v. Never hits more than 49 degrees with the GPU and CPU at full load.

    dual pumps -> RAM -> CPU -> 140mm -> GTX690 -> 360mm -> Res

    Thats the loop.
  5. Best answer selected by DelightfulDucklings.
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