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Ask the Experts Question: Passive CPU cooling to handle the AMD Ryzen 3 2200 CPU

Passive CPU cooling to handle the AMD Ryzen 3 2200 CPU

Ady asks if there is a passive CPU cooler to cope adequately with an AMD Ryzen 3 2200G CPU without overclocking.

Question by Ady from United Kingdom (Great Britain) | Answered by Tyler Bernath in Cases, Cooling & PSU from Aug 5, 2019 @ 16:00 CDT

Is there a passive CPU cooler to cope adequately with an AMD Ryzen 3 2200G CPU (no overclocking)?

Gaming included such as Total War, Men of War, etc.

Thanks!

Ady,

Thanks for the question! In doing my research for your question I came upon several solutions that may fit the bill. Depending on your personal situation, the NoFan CR-80EH is a capable cooler that is rated for 80w TDP, as you know your Ryzen 3 2200G is a 65w CPU so this should give ample headroom.

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A second option is the SilverStone Heligon HE02 if you have the headroom in your chassis. At 160mm tall and 170mm wide, this cooler will need the additional space afforded by full ATX motherboards. This cooler can support 95w TDP fanless and 150w TDP if you run a single 120mm case fan.

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The last option I have for you is the DEEPCOOL Lucifer K2, a budget option, but capable of cooling 130w TDP if you run a single 120mm case fan. You will also need a bit of room in your chassis for this solution as it sits at 163mm tall and 131mm wide.

Hope this helps!

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