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Good i7 cooler to fit in cosmos s

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January 10, 2009 7:06:29 AM

Im buildin a new i7 rig and want to know wut cpu cooler to go with tht would fit in my cosmos s chassis with moding it ... also thinking abt watercooling but not sure abt it (suggestions on gud water cooling kits appreciated)

Pleas HELP!!!

thx in advance...

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January 10, 2009 7:14:48 AM

Air, Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme 1366
January 10, 2009 7:16:34 AM

but isnt tht a bit 2 big for the cosms s?
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January 10, 2009 7:19:15 AM

Show me case model link please
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January 10, 2009 7:34:06 AM

there shouldn't be a heatsink out there that couldn't fit in a cosmos S. I don't think the side fan should be a issue. but this one should work.
January 10, 2009 7:39:03 AM

from wut i could find out lot of the major heatsinks dont fit in the cosmos s without removing the side fan or optinf for the window side panel....

i was thinking of goin for this since the it should fit accordin to its dimensions .... though wut i initialy wanted was a v8
January 10, 2009 8:27:26 AM

...well just remove the side fan. it would be disrupting the airflow anyway...
January 10, 2009 10:56:52 AM

the sidefan will increase the airflow as it brings in cool air....
January 11, 2009 5:25:41 AM

I recently built a pc with a cosmos s case and a coolermaster V8. You will have to remove the side fan. I replaced the side fan with a 120 mm scythe s-flex. It hangs on the side panel with one screw! :na:  Hey, it works. Oh, and be careful with cable management, it is pretty tricky in this case.
January 11, 2009 6:57:25 AM

the CPU fan is trying to blow out the back. whether the side fan is sucking or blowing, it would increase the CPU temps.
January 11, 2009 10:26:43 AM

replacing the side fan with a maller fan is a gr8 idea whihadnt struck me ... this certainly solves the problem .... thnx greg

@ venom : i still dont get how the sidefan will interfere with the cpu cooling negatively....

neway i think ive sorted things out .... thnx for all the help guys ...

thnx again greg
January 31, 2010 9:33:11 AM

V3NOM said:
the CPU fan is trying to blow out the back. whether the side fan is sucking or blowing, it would increase the CPU temps.

how will it increase? i mean the side fan is pulling in loads of cool air straight on to the motherboard/cpu and cpu pulls air into the heatshink of cpu, so there will be an increase in freash air that will be deployed on to cpu. decreasing temps on cpu, i know because its what im doing now with my old case and my cpu temps have dropped