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Phenom 965 fan noise

I just put togethermy first home build and have got good benchmark except for one problem the fan noise produced by the phenom 965 is very loud,it sounds like a jet engine!! lol, but seriously if I install a cooler will this solve this, I used arctic silver 5, my idle temps are 46 celsius is this normal?
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  1. Yes, an aftermarket HSF should not be as loud or just replace the stock fan with a lower DbA fan.

    Your temps seem a little high for stock temps unless you are looking a 89c ambient temps in your room. Based on those temps, I would recommend an HSF for that reason alone. Of course, the thermal compound may be too thick or the HSF isn't fully seated, which will all effect your CPU temps.
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    This is what ya need.
    COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065
  3. ambient room temp was high,once I turned on the ac my temps dropped to about 40 celsius is this about right?
  4. On a stock HSF, your temps seem about right maybe a little high but nothing to be majorly concerned about.
  5. Best answer selected by jijoslin.
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