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CPU fans for dual core

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August 13, 2010 7:08:40 AM

hi, i'm looking for a fan that fits for my processor. i'm using an Intel Dual Core E6300.

here my options:

Coolermaster Hyper 212
Coolermaster V8
Coolermaster Hyper TX3
Coolermaster Vortex 752

uhm but i was actually wondering if i can install one them in my mobo or if one of these fits for my processor. i was planning to upgrade my cooling system for overclocking purposes.

thanks for your advice:) 

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August 13, 2010 9:14:56 AM

Coolermaster Hyper 212
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August 13, 2010 2:55:52 PM

A fan fits the cooler, not the processor.
A cooler fits the motherboard,not the processor.
The coolermaster coolers come with fans which are adequate. No need to replace them.

Your E6300 is a lga 775 based processor, so look for a cooler with a lga 775 mount. Most coolers will have such a mounting kit.

Among your choices, I like the hyper 212 or the V8 because they have 120mm fans which cool better and are quieter.
Get the least expensive one.

The Tx3 uses a 92mm fan, as does the 752. Not so good for quietness or cooling power.

Any oem cooler will be an improvement to the stock cooler for overclocking.
I like the large tower type coolers with slow turning 120mm fans. There are several available for <$40.

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August 20, 2010 2:44:27 AM

oh sorry for that. i was really confused. thanks for the advice coz i don't really have any knowledge about these fans:) 
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September 3, 2010 7:11:40 PM

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September 3, 2010 10:45:35 PM

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