ASUS Sabertooth P67 CPU Cooler???

intenseblue98rt

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I just ordered all the parts for my first computer build and have made a critical mistake. It turns out that CPU cooler I bought (ZALMAN 9500A-LED 92mm) to run on my i5-2500k/Sabertooth P67 combo doesn't fit. I read a few more reviews from people with similar setups and they claim it doesn't fit. My question is... what CPU cooler will fit and be a good performer? The case I have is a Cooler Master Elite 430 Mid Tower.

One cooler at the top of my list is the Corsair H60 but im afraid that the radiator will have clearance issues in the back of the case being a mid tower...? Can anybody verify? I need to order a replacement CPU cooler today if possible.


Dont know if it helps any but here is my full specs.

CM Elite 430 Case
ASUS Sabertooth P67
Intel i5-2500k CPU
Corsair 750watt PSU
G.Skill 2GB x 2 1600 DDR3 Ram
EVGA GTX570 SC
Windows 7 64-bit


 

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I highly recommend the hyper 212+. At ~$30, it can't be beat. It cools my i5 2500k significantly. At stock voltage and multiplier (3.3GHz), I hit a maximum of 52C with Prime95.

As to fit, Coolermaster itself says that it will fit just fine:

You can also fit large CPU coolers inside the Elite 430 Black such as the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus without having to worry about the height clearance.
Amazon has the Hyper212+ priced at about $33 at the moment. That's a price higher than what I paid a few weeks ago -- $29 -- but what's an extra $4?
 

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