Closed CPU aftermarket cooler :D Tags: Cooler Master Cooling Cases Antec Components Last response: January 9, 2013 1:07 AM in Components Share nrjensen January 8, 2013 12:48:15 AM Hey I am running my stock intel cooler and due to summer i've decided to upgrade. I have an Antec 300 case. I can get a CM X6 for 40 dollars but I'm not sure if it will fit. (69 normally where I live) Here are its dimensions My second option is Hyper 212 Evo which will fit as i've been told. (45 where I live) Here are its dimensions Which of these two is better? 212 Evo vs X6 Will the X6 fit in my Antec 300 case? Thanks More about : cpu aftermarket cooler Best solution SR-71 Blackbird January 8, 2013 1:15:27 AM Yes it will fit and get the proven Hyper 212 EVO http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_GcngCr_Vs < Install Video Share clutchc January 8, 2013 1:19:35 AM +1^ The CM X6 is the flashier looking of the 2. But the 212 is the better of the 2 when it comes to cooling. Score 0 Related resources Do I need an after-market cpu cooler if I do not plan to OC? - Forum Vertical motherboard with Noctua CPU cooler / aftermarket GPU? - Forum Aftermarket CPU Cooler - Forum Best aftermarket CPU cooler without a backplate. - Forum The angle of the aftermarket CPU cooler. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer SR-71 Blackbird January 8, 2013 1:21:06 AM CPU: i5-2500K 4.2GHZ COOLER: CM Hyper 212 EVO < from clutchc an owner and positive review BOARD: Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3P MEM: 8GB 1866MHZ G.Skil Sniper GFX CARDS: 2 x GTX 570 SC SSD CACHE: Crucial M4 SATA3 64GB PSU: XFX BE 850W CASE: CM HAF 912 Score 0 popatim January 8, 2013 1:27:38 AM the x6 is the better cooler but I've no idea if it will fit or not. I know a v8 fits and I think that roughly the same size as the x6. Score 0 nrjensen January 8, 2013 2:03:51 AM Alright so now one says the X6 is better and the other says hyper 212 is better.. Being more expensive I'm guessing the X6 is better. Can i have a confirmed fit for it by more people? Score 0 clutchc January 8, 2013 2:49:18 AM I'll admit I haven't used the X6. My opinion was purely subjective. But I don't see any improvement over the 212 EVO. And I prefer the direct heat pipe contact of the 212 EVO over the added copper base of the X6 Elite. Score 0 nrjensen January 8, 2013 2:56:56 AM Alright thanks Hanging for more replies until I make a purchase Score 0 SR-71 Blackbird January 8, 2013 8:29:06 AM EVO design is superior with push\pull config. Score 0 nrjensen January 9, 2013 1:04:32 AM evo it is ;D Score 0 nrjensen January 9, 2013 1:05:13 AM Best answer selected by nrjensen. Score 0 SR-71 Blackbird January 9, 2013 1:06:56 AM Thanks and welcome to Tom's Hardware! Score 0 SR-71 Blackbird January 9, 2013 1:07:08 AM This topic has been closed by SR-71 Blackbird Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedSuggestions for an aftermarket CPU cooler for i7 3770K in a Rosewill Challenger Forum SolvedWould I Ever Need An Aftermarket CPU Cooler? Forum SolvedGood aftermarket cpu cooler for amd fx-4130. Forum SolvedDo i need an aftermarket cpu cooler?. Forum SolvedWhat's the best "bang for the buck" aftermarket CPU cooler for a fx-6300? Forum SolvedWill an aftermarket CPU cooler fit? Forum SolvedCPU direct die with aftermarket air cooler? Forum SolvedAftermarket CPU cooler clearance in Sentey GS 6700 Spider Forum Solvedshould i stay stock cpu cooler or go aftermarket? Forum SolvedCan i fit an aftermarket CPU cooler in here? Forum SolvedAftermarket CPU cooler or 2 case cooler? Forum SolvedFX 6300 Aftermarket CPU Cooler - 212 Evo was Too big for Case Forum SolvedWill my aftermarket CPU cooler fit? Forum SolvedCan an After-Market CPU Cooler that supports AM3 fits on AM3+? Forum SolvedDo you think my CPU need an aftermarket cooler ? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !