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Heat Sink Help
Mar 7, 2012, 11:02 PM
I'm updating my system (more of a new computer while recycling some older parts) and trying to determine which heat sink to purchase:
Cooler Master Hyper 212
Noctua 6 Dual Heatpipe
I prefer buying quality parts that will last a long time versus cheap and short time. But that being said I'm trying to go as 'cheap' as possible.
New Build (not purchased yet)
Mobo: ASUS P8Z68-V/GEN3
Case: Cooler Master HAF X Full Tower
RAM: Corsair Memory Vengeance16GB (4x4GB) DDR3
GPU: 5770 Radeon
Dual HD LCD Monitor setup
PSU: Corsair HX750
I'm not a big gamer but I play Skyrim and I'm a big Photoshop user.
I've never done it before but I intend give it a try this time around.
Note: I built my current system 4 years ago with some help so I'm not a complete noob but I'm not an experienced builder either.
Mar 8, 2012
heat sink help
Mar 8, 2012, 1:21 AM
The Hyper 212 EVO should be more than adequate. Save the money and invest it elsewhere in your build.
Mar 8, 2012, 1:26 AM
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Mar 8, 2012, 1:43 AM
i second that
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