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help on choosing a cpu cooler for a HTPC

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I need some help finding a cpu cooler that would fit this HTPC case
http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?p=CA-FUSIOBL&c=cashback
All of the reviews I am finding are from 2007-09. The budget is between 20-40 since anything above that would make an h50 a better choice. The MB is a m-atx if it matters and the cooler needs to be able to cool an i5 with a slight to moderate OC hopefully. I'm mainly worried about getting one that is too big for the case.



The one I'm leaning towards now is this one, but I know there's got to be better ones out there than that ( hope an ebay link is ok outside of the B/S/T forum, if not I'll remove it)
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=380295684199&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT

Thanks in advance!
 
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System Name Addison Clark / HTPC
Processor I7 7700k @ 5GHZ 1.35v / I7 6700k
Motherboard Asus Z270 ITX / Asrock Z270 Taichi
Cooling Custom loop for CPU and GPU / Be Quiet Dark Knight
Memory Corsair 16GB DDR4-3600 / G.Skill 16GB DDR4 - 2400
Video Card(s) Zotac 1080 TI F.E. under EK block / Asus Turbo GTX 1080 w/ Corsair H55
Storage Plextor M8Pe 1TB M.2 / 256GB and 512GB WD Black NVME's
Display(s) Asus 28" 4K / Samsung 55" 1080p
Case Corsair 380T / Silverstone GD10
Audio Device(s) Creative Omni USB / Onboard Realtek
Power Supply EVGA G3 Supernova 1KW / Rosewill 750W
Mouse G.Skill 780
Keyboard MS Sidewinder x4 / Logitech K400 combo
Software Win 10 Pro / Windows 8.1 w MCE and Win 10 Pro
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