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February 19, 2013 8:03:26 PM

Hi,

I have an i5 2500k at stock 3.3Ghz speed. I am wanting to overclock it now so I have been looking at some aftermarket CPU fan/heatsink. I am worried about the size of this because when looking inside my case and where the CPU is, it doesn't look like I have much room.

Here is the CPU cooler I am looking at. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

My Case - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Motherboard - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Does anyone else have this same setup or know for sure if this will fit?

Thanks for the help.

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February 19, 2013 8:38:07 PM

Evo is 6.2 inches high

Your case is 8.1 inches wide

It will fit!
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February 19, 2013 8:45:30 PM

The Xigmatek Gaia is only $20 right now: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... and cools within 1C of the Crappermaster per Frostytech reviews. It is also quieter. I have two of them, and it keeps my overclocked AMD 970BE nice and cool; I haven't checked in a while but I think I hit 42C during some games (idle at 29C-32C depending on season). Why spend more?
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