I’ve been planning an upgrade from i3 10100F to a I5 12600k because BF 2042 runs like absolute crap and it’s because it’s so cpu intensive. I’m using a hyper t4 and it keeps the I3 really cool but I’ve been wondering if it will keep the 12600 cool? I won’t be doing any OC so that’s not an issue because I’m getting a b660 board whenever they release. I also have a Arctic p12 and my cases rear fan in push pull.
(also is there a special adapter or anything I’ll need for lga 1700 or no?)
Hyper t4 looks like a pretty standard120mm 4 pipe tower cooler. Decent chance it’s fine. If it’s a 92mm fan higher chance it’s light, if it’s a 140mm the opposite. There are things that could knock it below fine like unusually bad flatness, a bad mount, poor case air, really high ambients, or big overclocks. Seems in range though. Such a thing is really kind of overkill for an i3. Even if it’s 92mm. My memory is anything pre aldurlake may occasionally need an adaptor but older coolers usually fit fine. Gets more problematic with alder lake though. My suggestion is look up the coolermaster site, and see what sort of connector it requires for lga1700, then see if you have one already. If there is no compatibility from the manufacturer there probably isn’t any compatibility at all.