Noob needs some cooling help Tags: Homebuilt Overclocking Cooling Antec Systems Last response: November 6, 2010 7:56 AM in Systems Share skinz187 November 6, 2010 7:00:00 AM hello community need a bit of advice on cooler. just built my first system with 955 be, antec 902 case, 6870x2 and asrock 870 extreme3 board. my stock cooler is just too loud. i need advice on a new cooler with these being the most important criteria - 1. easy to install 2. quiet 3. price $40 or under preferably i am leaving everthing running at stock speeds for the first couple months. i will eventually overclock - mildly though. also, what would be the best paste for me to get and what is the best (safest) way for me to remove the current paste. thanks for help More about : noob cooling | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Lutfij Homebuilt system Expert November 6, 2010 7:56:43 AM Cooler Master Hyper 212+ is the cooler most recommended here on Tom's Some pointers: 1|Its the best bang for your buck 2|Its potential is only limited by the fans used ( best performance is in push/pull config) 3|Price is well within your budget 4|Just go over at coolermasters site and make sure you don't have any clearance issues with your case Here's an installation guide for the cooler though its for an amd bracket, intel just has a different orientation Btw (out of curiousity), hows the performance of the 6870's in crossfire? | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Noob needs some cooling help> Related ressources: ForumNoob needs a bit of cooling help :( ForumNoob needs specific suggestions for cooling OC'D i7 2600K ForumWater cooling noob needs some help ForumNew Gaming PC Build: First Time Noob Needs Help Forumhelp a noob with water cooling ForumOvercloking noob needs help :) Forumnoob with a few parts needs help ForumNoob needs help with Megahalem purchase ForumNoob needs help ! ForumPlease help noob needs help choosing PSU! ForumWC Noob Needs Help ! ForumNoob needs help with premade or selfbuild ForumNoob needs help ! ForumNOOB HERE..system cooling ForumTotal NOOB Needs Help Cutting Build Plan to $650-750 ForumNoob ? about cooling and a new case ForumHelp Building $700 Gaming PC More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !