Cooler that works with AM4 - new cooler doesn't fit with backplate

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by bagelnagel, Oct 28, 2019.

  1. bagelnagel

    bagelnagel [H]Lite

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    I recently purchased an Arctic Freezer 34 eSports Duo air cooler. Installation was going great until I tried to mount the cooler to the CPU - the pegs provided by Arctic weren't high enough for the mounting brackets to pass through, let alone try to screw the thumb screws onto the pegs. I have an Asus Tuf X570 Gaming Plus, stock backplate.

    If Arctic can't provide a solution to the issue, I'll have to return the cooler. Any recommendations for an air cooler for AM4 MB? The case I'm using is a Caselabs Bullet BH7.
     
  2. doyll

    doyll Kyle's Thermocouple is HOT

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    With Bullet BH7 only having 146mm CPU clearance means Arctic Freezer 34 eSports Duo would not let you put case cover one anyway. There are not a lot of cooler that will fit. What websites can you buy from? Give us links and then we can pick from what you have available.
     
  3. bagelnagel

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    D'oh!! Massive mistake on my part. I'm in the US, so Amazon, Newegg, Bestbuy, etc. I'm not close to a Microcenter.
     
  4. bagelnagel

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    OK, after doing some research, I think I'm going to go with the CryoRig H7 Plus. Thoughts?
     
  5. D-EJ915

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    I used the Scythe Mugen 5 Rev B on a Ryzen 3600 build for a friend and it seemed pretty nice for the size.
     
  6. doyll

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    Mugen 5 is good but is 154.5mm tall and OP's case only has 146mm CPU clearance. Mugen 5 won't fit in the case.
     
  7. pendragon1

    pendragon1 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    acrtic freezer 12 or 12co should work if under 130w cpu.