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Need helping picking a heatsink

So I think I may need to get an aftermarket heatsink for my new AMF FX 8350. This thing is running at like 61 Celsius while playing watch dogs and is starting to make me worry. What is a good option for me to keep the temp down? I am not really trying to spend over $100 and the cheaper the better. I don't really plan on overclocking it because I don't want to buy some expensive heatsink to keep it cool. If it matters. I have a NZXT 410 Mid Size Case.
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    Both of these are great coolers, though 61 C on full load is just about what should be expected from that CPU with any sort of moderate cooler.

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/T3F7pg

    Corsair H60


    Noctua NH-U9B SE2
  2. I highly recommend Noctua NH-U9B SE2 if you want an air cool heatsink. My i5 4690K was on 45-50 Celsius on normal operations without gaming. After I installed the Noctua CPU cooler, it went down to 25-30 Celsius on normal operations and around 50 Celsius in games
  3. Thinking about the corsair because it should take up less space, but I am a tad worried about leaks.
  4. ochiesays said:
    Thinking about the corsair because it should take up less space, but I am a tad worried about leaks.


    I've used the H60 for almost 4 years now, I've re-applied paste multiple times, upgraded the CPU and Motherboard. Has not leaked and it's still running strong.

    Do not get it refurbished, have heard horror stories about the refurbs.
  5. ochiesays said:
    Thinking about the corsair because it should take up less space, but I am a tad worried about leaks.


    dont worry about leaks. They design them quite well and are constructed very well.
    best of luck,
    ~J
  6. Crushader said:
    I highly recommend Noctua NH-U9B SE2 if you want an air cool heatsink. My i5 4690K was on 45-50 Celsius on normal operations without gaming. After I installed the Noctua CPU cooler, it went down to 25-30 Celsius on normal operations and around 50 Celsius in games


    Hi there, Did you also overclokc it, so yes, how much and wat were the temps? I want to buy the exact processor an im am still looking for a cooler that fits in my micro-atx case and this is one of the few options i have!
  7. Anton_7 said:
    Crushader said:
    I highly recommend Noctua NH-U9B SE2 if you want an air cool heatsink. My i5 4690K was on 45-50 Celsius on normal operations without gaming. After I installed the Noctua CPU cooler, it went down to 25-30 Celsius on normal operations and around 50 Celsius in games


    Hi there, Did you also overclokc it, so yes, how much and wat were the temps? I want to buy the exact processor an im am still looking for a cooler that fits in my micro-atx case and this is one of the few options i have!


    Please don't revive this 1.5 yesr old thread. Make a new one and provide us with all the details. What case do you have. What's your budget for the cooler. What is you ambient temp and full load temp. What cooler do you currently have.
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