Which aftermarkek cooler for msi 790fx gd70???

  athertpa 11:41 01 Nov 2009
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Hiho

I have a msi790fx gd70 motherboard with 4gb of RAM fitted (although I am considering upgrading to 8gb in the future. Which is the best aftermarket cooler for this mobo as the internet is full of stories of fans that block the first 2 dimm slot on this mobo?

Any help much apprecitiated as I am a total noob to this?

Thanks
Paul

  ambra4 17:03 01 Nov 2009

MSI 790FX-GD70 (AM3) Motherboard with a OCZ 120mm Gladiator Max CPU Cooler


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OCZ 120mm Gladiator Max CPU Cooler

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  athertpa 19:36 01 Nov 2009

thanks for the reply, looks good!

Is this a decent quality cooler and is it easy to install for a noob?

Also would I need to buy any more TIM etc to replace the std heatsink? Is it easy to remove and just replace or do you need to clean the processor?

Thanks
Paul

  ambra4 22:46 01 Nov 2009

“Is this a decent quality cooler?”

It looks well-built take a read at this site

click here


“Also would I need to buy any more TIM etc to replace the std heat sink?”

No, it comes with it own mounting kit and carry a two-year warranty


“Is it easy to install for a noob?”

Not sure as never installed one

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