CPU cooler height clearance Tags: Heatsinks Cooling Cases CPUs Overclocking Last response: August 26, 2011 2:28 PM in Overclocking Share dragonic2020 August 26, 2011 1:28:31 PM The case I bought rates the cooler height at 159mm. The Hyper 212+ is 158.5mm high. So, in theory the cooler should fit in my case with 0.5mm of clearance. But is this a good idea? More about : cpu cooler height clearance jsc a c 172 à CPUs a c 197 K Overclocking August 26, 2011 1:38:43 PM Clearance is clearance. A tiny bit is enough. m 0 l dragonic2020 August 26, 2011 2:28:23 PM jsc said:Clearance is clearance. A tiny bit is enough. Hm, I'm still not convinced. Is the cooler height rating only a recommendation and where do they measure from? For some reference, here is the case I bought. http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=6... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !