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what type of cooler do i need

Lawrence187

59 months ago

I'm in the process of choosing and fan/cooler for a build I'm in the beginnings of and I need some help to choose a fan/cooler, the cpu I have is an Intel Xeon e3 1231 & the gpu is an GeForce gtx sc 970. The cheaper the better but please make it an informed pick pls thanks

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  • 59 months ago
  • 1 point

the xeon is a locked cpu, the stock cooler should be enough. If you want to spend money on a cooler

that cpu has a TDP= 80 watts and this cooler is rated up to 95 watts

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Cooler Arctic Cooling Alpine 11 Pro Rev. 2 36.7 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler $9.99 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $9.99
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-03-09 07:18 EDT-0400
  • 59 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks

  • 59 months ago
  • 1 point

Is a quiet one?

  • 59 months ago
  • 1 point

yep it is more quiet than the stock one.

arctic makes good fans

http://www.arctic.ac/worldwide_en/alpine-11-pro-rev-2.html

  • 59 months ago
  • 1 point

Ok

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