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Back fan won't fit in Zalman Z11

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October 1, 2013 10:35:48 AM

Hello everybody.
I recently bought a Zalman Z11 and run into a little problem.
My aftermarket fan is blocking the back fan...
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CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 B.E. @ 3.3GHz (undervolted)
Aftermarket cooler: Scythe Samuray ZZ
Motherboard: ASRock 960GM-GS3 FX
Case: Zalman Z11
Fan: Stock 120mm Zalman Z11

Next month I will upgrade my GPU to gtx 660, but before that, I want have some good airflow...
What should I do?
Should I change the aftermarket cooler? Should I buy a new motherboard? Should I mount the fan outside the case?

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October 1, 2013 11:22:05 AM
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see this you could turn it 180 degrees over the memory stick if you have the low one and it will work http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrFNXjO2Mjs
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a b À AMD
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October 1, 2013 11:29:52 AM

You could also remove the heatsink (with fan) and install the case fan, then re-install the heatsink.
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