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Cooler for SB 2600k/2500k

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by Achingfanatic5, Jun 18, 2011.

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    Hey guys, I'm currently putting a system together looking at the i5 2500k/i7 2700k, now I've never overclocked a cpu before, so I will be starting off gently :) with lots of advice from this forum ;)

    Anyway to my question, the Cooler that usually comes with these Cpu's aint generally good to say the least.
    So what would you suggest from this link with a price range of £25

    PC Cooling Fans, Thermal Paste & CPU Cooling.. | E...
     
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    That site is horribly laid out, and I don't really want to search through 10+ pages of unsorted coolers, but whatever you get should have heatpipes of some sort, have support for socket 1155 (or 1156, the mounting holes are the same), and should have good reviews.

    Edit: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Socket 775, 1156,1155...

    The Hyper 212+ is a really great performer for the price!
     
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    For air coolers I have a couple Xigmatek. My Xigmatek dark knight cools my E8600 @ 4.32GHz nicely. Can't go wrong with them and they have fantastic prices.
     
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    Ive been running my 2500k for over 3months @ 5ghz 1.38v on the Scythe Mugen rev. 2b..Temps rarely ever go above mid 60's C..
     
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    Going to agree with other on the Hyper 212+ for the price it's hard to beat. I run my 2500k under a Xigamtek Gaia, keeps it well within reason at 4.5 ghz.
     
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    I also run a Scythe Mugen 2, and I can vouch that it is a beast of a cooler for cheap. But be warned, it is a pain in the ass to mount.
     
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    That is definately true, I had bloody knuckles by the end of it all :laugh:
     

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