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Seidon 240m not fitting my build

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August 23, 2013 8:48:13 PM

The cooler with the fans attached hits the ram on the motherboard and won't fit
BUILD:
CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Seidon 240M 86.2 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($57.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($289.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($36.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($18.49 @ Amazon)

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August 23, 2013 9:18:23 PM

you will either need to either get low profile ram or get a different case.

this case right here was designed with that radiator in mind. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

and here is the cooler looking one. lol http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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August 23, 2013 9:27:50 PM

computer_nugget2 said:
you will either need to either get low profile ram or get a different case.

this case right here was designed with that radiator in mind. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

and here is the cooler looking one. lol http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Ok so I removed the fans and I was going to have them outside of the case but the cooler screw holes don't line up with the holes on the case (only one side does) because the cooler is too small
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August 24, 2013 10:13:08 AM

Do the outside installation and where it doesnt line up use zip ties i used them in some similar problems
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August 28, 2013 11:10:47 AM

I wanted to keep the fan on the inside so I ended up drilling hole in the case and tilting the fan, it works and cpu idles at 30-35C.
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August 29, 2013 4:57:24 AM

tHAT ARE VERY good temps
great that ur issue is solved



dont frget to pik a solution to ur thread
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