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January 7, 2013 1:12:25 PM

I am building a intel 17 3770k gigabyte's motherboard GA-Z77X-UD5H board various other components, Have not got alot of money left, and space NEED a aftermarket cooler which well easy to install and is cheap NOT going for liquid or water cooler PLEASE help someone any suggestions ? :??: 

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January 7, 2013 1:59:08 PM

I just read that the cooler master hyper 212 evo is a good cooler and a good price , is this cooler very easy to install on my motherboard?
January 7, 2013 2:46:46 PM

Oh well no answer's i think i might try the Freezer 13 never realized how easy to install it it is, UNLESS someone has a better idea lol
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January 7, 2013 4:52:04 PM

Frio is one the best for cooling an highly overclocked i7, it is tall and may not fit some cases.

If your going stock or a small overclock, Hyper 212 Evo very good cooler for a small amount of cash and fits a wide range of cases.

In both cases, don't forget to ensure you have intake and exhaust fans.
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January 8, 2013 6:53:36 AM

if you can spring for it, you can pick up a closed loop water (i know you said no water, but it is great on space and it is a sealed unit, so very little risk involved) such as the H60 from corsair for around £60-£70. excellent cooling and no large block sitting over your processor (better airflow around the whole case if you ask me too)
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January 22, 2013 6:20:48 AM

the 212 is fine for fairly low OCs, but if you have the room for it and you don't want to go for a water cooler (even closed loop), then i'd still go for a noctua d14. best air cooler ever made IMO. also take a look at the thermaltake silver arrow. both excellent air coolers.
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