Noob needs some cooling help Tags: Homebuilt Overclocking Cooling Antec Systems Product 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 Lutfij a b B Homebuilt system a c 78 K Overclocking 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? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWater cooling noob needs some help Forum Water cooling noob really needs help Forum Noob needs a bit of cooling help :( Forum NooB help needed for liquid cooling Forum Solved500G HDD to 232G after win 7 clean install -- A NOOB NEEDS HELP Forum SolvedPC Noob needs help with budget build Forum SolvedNoob needs help Forum SolvedNoob needs help with bios ram settings Forum SolvedA noob needs help Forum SolvedNoob needs help Forum SolvedComplete noob at pc needs some help... Forum Solvednoob builder needs help!!! (for gaming) Forum SolvedNoob needs help, first cable modem setup. Forum Solvednoob needs some help Forum SolvedNoob desperately needs help, failed overclock attempt, PC acting weird. Forum SolvedNoob needs help with overclocking an i5 3750k to 4.5ghz. Forum Solvednoob needs help choosing Linux distro for desktop + SMB (with RAID) + LAMP Forum SolvedNoob needs help with SLI Forum SolvedRam noob needs help!!! Forum SolvedAudio noob needs help totally confused and stressed. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !