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a b K Overclocking
January 26, 2011 1:25:57 AM

I have a HAF 922 case and i wanted to get a new Heatsink for my Phenom ii x4 965 to O.C.
Since the HAF 922 has a 200mm top mounted fan i was wondering if anyone knew of any heatsinks that are placed vertically instead of the traditional horizontal.I need the exhaust from the heatsink to go upward twards the 200mm fan.Was wondering if their are any heatsinks out their that can do that?

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a b K Overclocking
January 26, 2011 11:23:59 PM

If you want the cpu heatsink fan to blow air from the bottom to the top, then rotate the heatsink clockwise 90 degrees and then install the heatsink retention bracket. This should work with cpu heatsinks that have a universal retention bracket that can be used with just about any cpu socket.

The first one that comes to mind that might work is the Coolermaster Hyper 212+. It is an excellent heatsink and a very good value. Here is a link to newegg where you can watch an installation video:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

EDIT - I just watched the video and a few more over at youtube.com. I'm not sure theheatsink can be rotated 90 degrees. There's also another problem. When rotated 90 degrees it appears as if the heatsink will interfere with the two memory slots closest to the cpu.

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a c 242 K Overclocking
January 27, 2011 12:14:21 AM

- Spire thermax eclipse II (low & quite) best choise for CPU AMD
- tuniq tower 120 extreme
- scythe Kabuto : (good For AMD)
all very low noise, low temperature
many review , comparison & size look in : www.frostytech.com
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a b K Overclocking
January 27, 2011 12:45:32 AM

What makes it better for AMD?
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a b K Overclocking
January 27, 2011 12:53:01 AM

@JohnnyLucky
Also didn't think of that either.'I used to own a Zerotherm ZT10 and it cleared the memory fine.I think on the tallers ones it might not get in the way.
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a c 242 K Overclocking
January 27, 2011 1:41:03 AM

i have CPU AMD & have both cooler but spire themax E ii better than tuniq in OC 4ghz
when fullload tuniq 52~55*C & Spire 47~49 it's max
i OC use cooling Spire Thermax Eclipse II this cooler very very suitable with my CPU .. ha ha ha...


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a b K Overclocking
January 27, 2011 1:44:21 AM

I can't find the spire anywhere.
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a b K Overclocking
January 27, 2011 3:15:03 AM

Can the spire exhaust verticly?Can you turn it?
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a c 242 K Overclocking
January 27, 2011 5:46:09 AM

cannot, but i use 2 fan it's very good
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a c 242 K Overclocking
January 27, 2011 6:41:49 AM

purple stank said:
Can the spire exhaust verticly?Can you turn it?


i know ... you can check Ice blade Pro black /white .. it can vertically :D 
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a b K Overclocking
January 27, 2011 7:12:21 AM

Whats is called exactly? can't find any ice blade pro...
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a c 242 K Overclocking
January 27, 2011 7:46:19 AM

DeepCool : Ice Blade Pro
www.deepcool-us.com
this compare temperature :
http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Deepcool-Ice-Bla...
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a c 197 K Overclocking
January 27, 2011 2:30:19 PM

I have a ThermalRight Ultra 120 Extreme and 2 Xig Dark Knight mounted vertically in my Antec 900's.
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a b K Overclocking
January 27, 2011 10:49:57 PM

^5 +1 what jsc

I forgot all about the ThermalRight Ultra 120. I've got an original Ultra 120 in my spare parts box. I used it a long time ago on AMD systems. When I installed the heatsink for the very first time the fan blew air up toward the top panel.

The ThermalRight Ultra 120 was one of the original, if not the original, tower style cpu heatsinks. Many developed variations of the original design. Despite the competition the 120 was able to hold it's own. It was one of the top ten heatsinks at Frosty Tech for quite a few years.
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a b K Overclocking
January 27, 2011 11:27:44 PM

Where can i find one?
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a b K Overclocking
January 28, 2011 12:29:49 AM

THankyou all for your help.
So i'm looking to get the Sythe Mugen 2 Rev.B
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

It says it can mount 4 Fans on it,but i'll only need 2.Only problem is they only have 1 set of fan clips.So you can only mount 1 fan without buying more.I'm looking to buy some more retaining clips(fan clips) but i can't find any.And Sythe's webiste is down for matience currently.Could you guys help me out with finding some clips?
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a b K Overclocking
January 28, 2011 2:04:49 AM

I was thinking the same thing,like with a clothes hanger or something.

But Scthye is selling i for $2.And their are different versions of the clips,have to be sure their compatible with the heatsink.
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a c 242 K Overclocking
January 28, 2011 2:19:52 AM

i wondering about long curve that WFC ..? different version no matter,and sure if you it same as long & curve with original clip
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a b K Overclocking
January 29, 2011 12:06:01 AM

Best answer selected by purple stank.
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