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[SOLVED] Cooling that will fit case and motherboard

GroovYTypeNinjA

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Case: Corsair Carbide Spec-04
Mobo: MSI Z370-A Pro
CPU: Intel i7 8700k
Cooling: Asetek 550lc 120 MM Liquid cooling

I recently noticed my CPU temps were in the 90's when running one of my games. Got my PC about 3 years ago, pre-built. I was recently looking at the Noctua D-15 but I do not think that would fit in my case, as it's pretty big. I'm also purchasing fans regardless of if I need to upgrade my CPU cooling or not. Any help is appreciated
 
Your case allows 150mm in height.
The D15 and others are more like 165mm and will not fit.
You only have room for a 150mm air cooler.
Cryorig H7 is one.
But such a cooler will be no better than what you have.
You would need a 240mm aio to do better.
 
Your case allows 150mm in height.
The D15 and others are more like 165mm and will not fit.
You only have room for a 150mm air cooler.
Cryorig H7 is one.
But such a cooler will be no better than what you have.
You would need a 240mm aio to do better.
 

GroovYTypeNinjA

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Dec 17, 2015
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Your case allows 150mm in height.
The D15 and others are more like 165mm and will not fit.
You only have room for a 150mm air cooler.
Cryorig H7 is one.
But such a cooler will be no better than what you have.
You would need a 240mm aio to do better.
Thank you, I appreciate it. Could I also rebuild what I have now into a bigger case?
 

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