I have an APEX SK 386 (Mid-tower ATX) case and microATX board. I love my AMD Phenom 965, but the stock cooler sounds like a lawnmower. My question is will the Hyper 212 Plus - http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065 - fit in my case/mobo, and if not, what is a decent heatsink/fan that will? Noise matters most here. Thanks!
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Hard to say, the heatsink is 161mm, the case edge to edge is 177mm so that only leaves 16mm for the stand offs, mobo and CPU. I couldn't call it 100% but likely it won't.
Have a look at the Scythe shuriken, it's low profile, only 64mm.