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Cooler Master Hyper 212x just as good as 212 EVO?

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by KuyaArnold, May 17, 2014.

  1. KuyaArnold

    KuyaArnold

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    I've been hearing that the 212 EVO is the BEST CHEAP aircooling you can get..

    So I searched for it here in my country and failed..

    But then I saw the Hyper 212x and I just had to get it!

    So I got it and was wondering if it was a good buy~

    Also will adding a new fan greatly improve its performance?

    Thanks for reading and any answer will help :3

    CPU: AMD FX 6300 at stock speeds (No plan YET to overclock... probably when its already considered weak by market standards)
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    Hello,

    The 212 Plus, EVO, and X are all pretty similar. The 212X is the newest version, so probably has some benefits over the previous ones, but not really by much. Sounds like a good cooler to me.

    Now adding a second fan won't really improve performance drastically. You may be looking at a couple of degrees max, and that may be at the expense of some extra noise when running another fan. Maybe not.

    Here's an article.

    Layton
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    Afaik the x is supposed to be a little better because it has air guides(the holes in the fins).
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    You can also check Thermaltake NIC F3, a new model at low cost. I have been planning to buy this.
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    The 212X is fine and use the fan it comes with. Changing the fan or adding another will not improve this cooler
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    that depends two of the stock blade-master fans in push/pull will do a fair bit of thermal work

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