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Is my cooling/ mobo enough for i9 9900K


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Jun 20, 2019
Hello, do you think I could run properly (with no oc) i9 9900K on my MSI MPG Z390M GAMING EDGE AC ? Cooler is Corsair H80i v2 (it should cool as good as NH-D15 according to the reviews - it has push/pull and very thick rad). My case is Corsair Carbide Air 240. [Redacted]

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Junior Member
Aug 10, 2019
Yes, you would be able to run it properly. You should be more concerned about the cooling system your using. I do not know what "reviews" you are referencing (would be great if you linked them), however, I disagree. The NH-D15 is WAY better in my opinion. As someone who owns a 9900k and an NH-D15 and in the past an H80i (sold it), there was just no competition. The NH-D15 is a great cooler, and so is the H80i, but I would choose the NH-D15 any day, with it being about the same price and outperforming it. I would go with the NH-D15. But, to answer your first question yes the MSI MPG Z390M GAMING EDGE AC is a really good motherboard, even with overclocking, and would be able to handle the 9900k.
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