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Need advice on cooling
Dec 11, 2012, 10:33 PM
Hi I recently built a computer and I need advice on what cooler to put.
Here is my current build:
Intel Core i5-3570K Processor: ($170 @ MicroCenter)
EVGA GTX 680 Superclocked Graphics Card: ($470 @ MicroCenter)
ASRock Z77 Extreme6 LGA 1155 ATX Intel Motherboard ($160 @ MicroCenter)
Samsung 8GB DDR3-1600 : ($48 @ MicroCenter)
128GB Samsung 830 Series SSD: ($130 @ MicroCenter)
2TB Western Digital Caviar Black Hard Drive: ($180 @ MicroCenter)
750W Corsair TX750 V2 ATX Power Supply: ($120 @ MicroCenter)
CM Storm Enforcer Mid Tower ATX Gaming Computer Case: ($90 @ MicroCenter)
Lite-ON 24X SATA DVD Burner: ($17 @ MicroCenter)
Dec 11, 2012
need advice cooling
Dec 11, 2012, 10:40 PM
How far are you going to OC, Im assuming youre refering to a CPU cooler
Dec 11, 2012, 10:46 PM
Get the hyper 212 EVO.
Do I need extra cooling
Updating my current build need advice / tips
Do I need to install a separate cooler
Do I have enough cooling in this rig (gaming)? :/
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Dec 11, 2012, 10:57 PM
im only going to be oc slightly if I need the extra fps boost so yeah what should i get?
Dec 11, 2012, 10:59 PM
Cooler master hyper 212 EVO :
Dec 11, 2012, 11:05 PM
Your CPU isnt currently bottlenecking your GPU, so OC wont do anything... trust me
Dec 11, 2012, 11:08 PM
so a hyper 212 evo is good for now?
Dec 11, 2012, 11:19 PM
Yes, it's a much better cooler than the stock intel, and offer great cooling for the price.
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