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This review is from: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO - CPU Cooler with 120 mm PWM Fan
Pros: Included in a package so expectations where very low to begin with, but once opened the cooler is a nice piece. Used on a i5-4690k and it keeps the fully loaded CPU under 60c, which is really good. It’s very quiet, and the fan also appears to be a quality piece. The instructions are very easy to follow, and the included mounting options cover all sockets used by Intel, and AMD over the last 5 years. I have no doubt this could probably handle a 10%-15% O/C with a little added voltage without an issue.
Other Thoughts: Its great when things just work.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: No need to O/C this CPU as it breezes thru all modern games with ease. Any mid range cooler will keep it below 60 C while at 100%. If you decide to OC then the multiplier is unlocked, so a decent MB will have no problem getting to 4.4/4.5 on Air with good cooling.
Other Thoughts: This i5 is equal to a i7-3770 in most operations. That is impressive.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Love the white on black scheme. Great O/C options. M.2 option is a really big plus, and its location makes it easy to use.
Cons: Surprising that it does not have a SPDIF output. I had to include a sound card to the build. I get the whole price point argument, but really?
Other Thoughts: I did not dock it an Egg because of the lack of SPDIF, because otherwise the board is really stable, and the on board raid is really easy to setup, and works great.READ FULL REVIEW