Reviews and Problems with Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO (RR-212E-20PK-R1 / RR-212E-20PK-R2 / RR-212E-16PK-R1)
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Performance - Great Installation - Not so great.
Lauren K. Sullivan "Ocean Born", Amazon
10 June 2015
Summary: Why even include an instruction manual when it's detrimental to installation? I honestly would have preferred a simple piece of paper with numerous links to Youtube videos across the web to whatever these pictures were trying to express.
Summary: I originally planned to give this product 4 stars (minus one for troublesome installation.) But after about a week of use, the fan started making this awful rattling noise, leaving me no choice but to buy a replacement. It's been another week since I've replaced the fan and so far so good.
Summary: That's about all I can tell you about it. Ordered a barebones kit with a Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P and the standoffs that come with the Hyper 212 won't fit the motherboard. Because this thing is so big, you have to build a foundation to support it and the standoff height determines where the cooler sits...
Seems to keep the CPU cool, but terrible install instructions
Jason Slocomb "<3 Soccer", Amazon
7 April 2014
Summary: I decided to cool my FX-8350 with this cooler, based on the reviews I saw here. 3 stars since the thing performs as advertised, but the guide that comes with the cooler is complete garbage. For example, there is zero mention that the screws used to mount the backing plate only fit one way.
Summary: This cooler keeps a Xeon E5-2620 (95W TDP) reasonably cool (though not as cool as I would have hoped). I would have considered giving it four stars, but there were other issues. The fan vibrates noticeably even at low RPMs (I can feel it if I touch the system board or the heatsink).
Summary: This is an impressive cooler with a large fan that produces relatively quiet air flow. However, it is quite tall (almost 6.5 inches) and for me that was about 1/4 inch too tall to fit into my tower case.
Summary: This cooler is well made and packaged nicely, but attaching it to a 2011 socket is a nightmare. The installation instructions are written to be understood by so many cultures they really need to "studied" carefully to get anything from them.