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Trunksleo
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Which cpu cooler recommend me??

Post by Trunksleo » Thu Dec 08, 2016 3:21 pm

Hi, i have a i3 4130T(35w tdp) and a lian li pc c60 and i want a cpu cooler that can i use fanless. Which do you recommend??

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Re: Which cpu cooler recommend me??

Post by quest_for_silence » Fri Dec 09, 2016 1:48 am

Trunksleo wrote:Hi, i have a i3 4130T(35w tdp) and a lian li pc c60 and i want a cpu cooler that can i use fanless. Which do you recommend??
The NoFan CR80EH (take note, even a fanless cooler would like some case airflow).

BTW your case looks like an hotbox, I guess you wouldn't get very low temps.
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Re: Which cpu cooler recommend me??

Post by Trunksleo » Fri Dec 09, 2016 4:51 am

quest_for_silence wrote:
Trunksleo wrote:Hi, i have a i3 4130T(35w tdp) and a lian li pc c60 and i want a cpu cooler that can i use fanless. Which do you recommend??
The NoFan CR80EH (take note, even a fanless cooler would like some case airflow).

BTW your case looks like an hotbox, I guess you wouldn't get very low temps.
Thanks, so which do you recommend for my case??

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Re: Which cpu cooler recommend me??

Post by quest_for_silence » Fri Dec 09, 2016 6:12 am

Trunksleo wrote:Thanks, so which do you recommend for my case??

Personally I'd think to a fanned one, like a Noctua NH-L12 or NH-L9i: it should be more practical, particularly if you don't plan to have case fans.

Said that, albeit I'm not expecting low temperatures (as low as a 35W TDP would allow), I'm expecting that with a frugal 4130T the CR80EH work safe even in such a case.
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Re: Which cpu cooler recommend me??

Post by isvgai » Fri Dec 09, 2016 7:59 am

CR-80EH can also interfere with ram
https://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cas ... k_review/4

A cheap one could be the Arctic Alpine 11 - Passive (rated up to 47W)
Again you need to check if it fits in your mobo/ram etc
Cannot find detailed reviews about this (prolly hunting on amazon reviews or pcpartpicker builds can give you a better idea).

i would go with a fan one anyway as quest_for_silence suggested

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Re: Which cpu cooler recommend me??

Post by quest_for_silence » Fri Dec 09, 2016 8:55 am

isvgai wrote:CR-80EH can also interfere with ram
https://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cas ... k_review/4
Well, no, that's not quite correct: given that SPCR reviewed it, let's refer to "our" reviewers:

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The CR80EH *might* give some issues with mITX boards, otherwise it does not with both ATX and mATX ones, and given that the PC-C60 is an ATX case, "...it fits comfortably inside with plenty of room on all sides...".

It worths to mention that even the Noctua NH-L12 *might* incur in clearance issues with mITX boards (albeit, as said, that's not the case).
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Re: Which cpu cooler recommend me??

Post by Trunksleo » Fri Dec 09, 2016 1:20 pm

Well, my board its asus z97i plus and my rams are this ones:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00A1 ... UTF8&psc=1

How about this heatsinK???

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00QC ... NMCPZH97BO

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Re: Which cpu cooler recommend me??

Post by quest_for_silence » Fri Dec 09, 2016 3:38 pm

Trunksleo wrote: :shock: Well, my board its asus z97i plus and my rams are this ones:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00A1 ... UTF8&psc=1
Then isvgai made an educated guess and probably the CR80EH is not the one for you.

Trunksleo wrote:How about this heatsinK???

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00QC ... NMCPZH97BO
http://www.silentpcreview.com/article1434-page1.html
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Re: Which cpu cooler recommend me??

Post by isvgai » Fri Dec 09, 2016 4:37 pm

Noctua NH-L9i
Noctua NH-D9L
Noctua NH-U9S
Noctua NH-L12

Builds with your mobo and the above heatsinks (you can filter heatsinks on the left):
http://pcpartpicker.com/builds/by_part/ ... 105,27,328

Noctua NH-L9i (no problems fitting, weakest one)

Noctua NH-D9L
Noctua NH-U9S
(they are both pretty near to the ram but they seems to fit)

Noctua NH-L12
(seems that the lower fan can touch the ram in some photos, you could eventually remove it and go with 1 fan i think, or just dont care xD)


personally i would go safe with:
Noctua NH-D9L or
Noctua NH-U9S
(just double check the photos depending also on the orientation you want to use)

i think all noctua hs come with low noise adapter, this and bios config will make them virtually silent

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Re: Which cpu cooler recommend me??

Post by Trunksleo » Sat Dec 10, 2016 5:29 am

isvgai wrote:Noctua NH-L9i
Noctua NH-D9L
Noctua NH-U9S
Noctua NH-L12

Builds with your mobo and the above heatsinks (you can filter heatsinks on the left):
http://pcpartpicker.com/builds/by_part/ ... 105,27,328

Noctua NH-L9i (no problems fitting, weakest one)

Noctua NH-D9L
Noctua NH-U9S
(they are both pretty near to the ram but they seems to fit)

Noctua NH-L12
(seems that the lower fan can touch the ram in some photos, you could eventually remove it and go with 1 fan i think, or just dont care xD)


personally i would go safe with:
Noctua NH-D9L or
Noctua NH-U9S
(just double check the photos depending also on the orientation you want to use)

i think all noctua hs come with low noise adapter, this and bios config will make them virtually silent
Thank you to both. Thanks for the info. I'll check the photos. The coolers of the case are on one side if i want to put the cooler following the flow of the coolers case which is the best of those noctua?

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Re: Which cpu cooler recommend me??

Post by quest_for_silence » Sat Dec 10, 2016 6:38 am

Trunksleo wrote:The coolers of the case are on one side if i want to put the cooler following the flow of the coolers case which is the best of those noctua?

I guess it's not relevant: the NH-L9i and NH-L12 are top-down coolers, while the NH-U9S and NH-D9L may be mounted according to their desired final orientation (providing that your motherboard doesn't impede that).
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Re: Which cpu cooler recommend me??

Post by Trunksleo » Sat Dec 10, 2016 1:36 pm

quest_for_silence wrote:
Trunksleo wrote:The coolers of the case are on one side if i want to put the cooler following the flow of the coolers case which is the best of those noctua?

I guess it's not relevant: the NH-L9i and NH-L12 are top-down coolers, while the NH-U9S and NH-D9L may be mounted according to their desired final orientation (providing that your motherboard doesn't impede that).
Thanks a lot for the info. i'll go for the NH-D9L.

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