Will the Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO fit in a Cooler Master K380 case?

I'm about to build a new PC with the K380 case, but I'm not sure if the cooler I want will fit. If it doesn't, which cooler should I use instead?
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  1. CPU cooler height: 155mm / 6.1 inch < Allowed

    159 mm < EVO

    Sorry but it won't fit.
  2. Even though it's only a 4mm difference?
  3. Won't fit Sorry.
  4. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU Cooler: Thermalright TS-120M 53.3 CFM CPU Cooler ($37.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Total: $37.98
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-25 16:06 EST-0500)
  5. That's okay, so what other cooler should I get? Preferably between £25-£40 ($40-$65)

    Thermalright True Spirit 120 M
  7. Best answer
    Interestingly, case manufacturer listed CPU clearance is not always valid. I think they are usually very conservative.

    The Antec One lists a max CPU cooler height of 155mm.

    The Hyper 212 PLUS at 159mm fits with ~3mm to spare, disregarding the bulge on the side panel.

    However, I'd go with what they say, unless you see actual installations of the exact parts that show otherwise.
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