Bought a new cpu cooler, Cooler Master hyper 212 black edition.

Just a slight size difference over the stock Intel cooler.
Just a slight size difference over the stock Intel cooler.
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The stock cooler was maintaining temps of 77*C under load.

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Install was pretty easy except for the motherboard window on my case being a bit small, but I was able to get the brace in without removing the board.

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It fits.
It fits.

Cpu temps have dropped to mid 50s under load and idle at 40* and below. Added bonus the GPU temps went from low 70s to mid 60s.

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