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I7 920 too hot! need help choosing cooler

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July 23, 2011 3:57:08 PM

Hello,
I was played at GTA IV and Mafia 2 for awhile and I saw (via HWmonitor) that my CPU get too hot.
screenshot (see the "max"):


my rig (click at the chassis link to see my pc):
Intel Core i7 920 stock
Intel Desktop Board DX58SO Smackover
G.SKILL 3GB Kit DDR3 PC3-10666 CL9
GiGABYTE nVidia GTX560 Ti 1024MB GDDR5 GV-N560OC-1GI
Intel X25-M G2 80GB + Samsung 500GB Spinpoint F3
Seasonic SS-500ET
Coolermaster 690 (Fans: Rear, Front X2, Top, Bottom) *I'm going to add 2 more fans at the top + side.
Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64bit
Samsung T220P

I need help choosing cooler heatsink.
I thought about Arctic Cooling Freezer 13. What do you think?

Thank and have a good day!
July 23, 2011 5:45:18 PM

I'm from israel so I will buy it from local store near my town.
the prices is similar to the us.
this is the catalog of the store:
I'm from israel so I will buy it from local store near my town. the prices is similar to the us. this is the catalog of the store:

The prices is in NIS (New Israeli Shekel) so my limit is 230NIS.
Thank!
July 24, 2011 12:20:08 PM

what about the Scythe Mugen 3? the difference in the price in not too much so is it worth to add difference and buy the Scythe Mugen 3?
Can I overclock my system? people said to me that is impossible with my motherboard (INTEL DX58SO)?
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July 24, 2011 12:43:02 PM

A70 is a great cooler. Keeps my i7 970 (with a small OC) in the low 50's C (at max). That's with both fans at slow speed (1600 RPM). It isn't small though.
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