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Will this cpu cooler work on this motherboard?

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August 21, 2012 5:02:19 PM

Im planning to buy a better cooler for my CPU cause the stock cooler was reaching around 70c under load.

The motherboard I have is this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

and the cooler i plan on buying would be this one
http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Hyper-120mm-RR-212E...

so I was wondering would these work together? Im not experienced with these types of hardware so I dont know and also if it does fit, how easy would the install be?
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August 21, 2012 9:41:12 PM

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 2011/1366/1155 and AMD FM1/AM3+
$34.99 and a $5 rebate with free shipping , final price $29.99.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Yes they will fit and work together and if you follow the insrtuctions it is not hard at all to do , you do need to make sure that the thermal compound is spread in a very thin layer and a good thing to use for that is a credit card. It may come preapplied so you wouldn't have to apply it just fasten the heatsink down with the brackets.
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August 21, 2012 10:20:44 PM

Depending on your case you may also need to remove the motherboard from it.

This is because that cooler will need to be supported by a bracket thatt you'll have to install to the back of the motherboard.

Some cases have a hole in the back so that you can access the back of the motherboard without removing it. Access this by sliding off the case's back panel.
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