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What cpu cooler should I get ?

8 minutes ago, WoodenMarker said:

Where are you getting that info? It's certainly better than a Hyper 212 Evo and performs better than the SR Slim or Pure

Guess it's been so long since I've seen anything about it that I got mixed up. 🤷‍♂️

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1 minute ago, Lowspecgamer said:

I know I might not need a new cpu cooler, but the stock intel cooler is ugly. What cpu cooler should I get that’s $60 or under ? Preferably on amazon

Just grab a gammax 400, or a Scythe Fuma 2 for a decently cheap dual tower cooler.

Just make sure your case is tall enough.


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Get the best cooler you can get for your money 😃

 

The intel Stock ones are ugly and well quite noisy in some cases as well... A cooler cpu is a happy cpu. 


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2 minutes ago, Lowspecgamer said:

I know I might not need a new cpu cooler, but the stock intel cooler is ugly. What cpu cooler should I get that’s $60 or under ? Preferably on amazon

so you are getting stock cooler, presume just an i5, not that much of cooling is needed unless your are upgrading soon..

anything fits a 12cm & 4 heatpipes will do, more importantly pick one with best look

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Specs? What kind of aesthetic are you aiming for?

Which country are you shopping from?


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Extremely overpriced for what you get with performance roughly in line with a 212 EVO, so I can't say I'd really recommend buying it. You could get a Shadow Rock Slim or a Pure Rock from be quiet! which would have a similarish look while costing less, performing about the same, and almost undoubtedly being quieter.

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6 minutes ago, Genwyn said:

Its a bit expensive for what it is since it holds that MSI logo but it is still a very good performer. I think gamersnexus uses the larger version as their baseline cooler for case thermal testing.

That is actually the one they use for case testing


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By far the best CPU cooler on the market. You definitely don't want to miss out on this phenomenal deal!


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Just now, Genwyn said:

Well then all of those videos would be a good way to reference thermals and what to expect, i know they use it for a few other things as well.

However as myself and fibber mentioned, it is expensive for what it is.

Though pretty much all the CPU coolers in that general "size" range perform very similarly thermally, a few degrees either way. I guess its a matter of if the price increase is worth the aesthetics and fans vs buying any other 120mm thicc stack on the market.

You pay a lot for the MSI badge and looks, but as you two said it is basically a high quality Hyper 212. At that price/performance a 120MM AIO makes far more sense.

 

IMO, either spend less and buy a Hyper 212, or spend the same or more and get a way beefier cooler.


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Just now, Fakmykak said:

By far the best CPU cooler on the market. You definitely don't want to miss out on this phenomenal deal!

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Monitor: LG 34UM69G-B 34.0" 2560x1080 75 Hz Monitor  (Purchased For $0.00) 
Custom: Cooler Master Stacker 830 Evolution Nvidia Edition  (Purchased For $60.00)
Total: $1395.00

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2 hours ago, flibberdipper said:

Extremely overpriced for what you get with performance roughly in line with a 212 EVO, so I can't say I'd really recommend buying it. You could get a Shadow Rock Slim or a Pure Rock from be quiet! which would have a similarish look while costing less, performing about the same, and almost undoubtedly being quieter.

Where are you getting that info? It's certainly better than a Hyper 212 Evo and performs better than the SR Slim or Pure Rock.

https://www.guru3d.com/articles-pages/msi-core-frozr-l-cpu-cooler-review,8.html

https://www.techpowerup.com/review/msi-core-frozr-l/6.html

It's pretty quiet too. 

 

@Lowspecgamer Why are you looking at this cooler in particular?


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2 hours ago, Fakmykak said:

By far the best CPU cooler on the market. You definitely don't want to miss out on this phenomenal deal! /s

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8 minutes ago, WoodenMarker said:

Where are you getting that info? It's certainly better than a Hyper 212 Evo and performs better than the SR Slim or Pure

Guess it's been so long since I've seen anything about it that I got mixed up. 🤷‍♂️

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I have an Intel Core i5 9400f and I know it doesn’t really need a cpu cooler, but the stock intel cooler is a big eye sore so I want something that looks good. I’m looking for some people’s personal opinions on these two coolers and which you like better.

 
DEEPCOOL GAMMAXX GT https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074P3JCXX/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_mLaFDbYJ1JF1X

 

or

 

MSI Core Frozr L https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MFB358A/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_pMaFDbS8TMNVB

 

 

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7 minutes ago, Lowspecgamer said:

I’m looking for some people’s personal opinions on these two coolers and which you like better.
DEEPCOOL GAMMAXX GT https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074P3JCXX/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_mLaFDbYJ1JF1X

or

MSI Core Frozr L https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MFB358A/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_pMaFDbS8TMNVB

The Core Frozr L performs better but I think the Gammaxx GT looks better. 

If it's a matter of aesthetic, go with whichever you think looks better. 

 

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Just now, WoodenMarker said:

The Core Frozr L performs better but I think the Gammaxx GT looks better. 

If it's a matter of aesthetic, go with whichever you think looks better. 

 

Please don't make multiple threads for the same discussion -- threads merged. 

Sorry I’m not really well versed in using forums I’ll make sure to keep the threads together next time.

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