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Will a noctua NH-u12p cpu cooler fit a antec 902 case

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August 1, 2009 10:45:31 AM

Hi would a noctua NH-U12P cpu cooler fit a antec 902 case with a G-B EX58-UD3R mother board.Idont no much about computers im getting MSY to build it in couple weeks havent been able to find any thing on net about fiting issue.
Also what is best option for hard drives 2 smaller or 1 big with section partitioned for OS.Also i am hoping to do a mild OC wen i learn enoughf about it




I7 CPU
GB EX58 UD3R
NIVIDIA GTX 260 (1) NEVER WILL RUN 2
LG DVDRW
SEGATE SAT 1TB
6G DDR3 1600 G skill-NQ
Case ANTEC 902
PSU seaonic M12 600W
OS Vista home 64 bit

Thanks for any healp
August 1, 2009 1:19:38 PM

U12 is a massive cooler for a mid case, I have one in my thermaltake armour mx with about 5mm to spare between the sidepanel.

Looks pretty cool though!

Just specify to msy when they build that if it doesnt fit than to use a UH9.

Dont think you will have a problem fitting it though it will be rather tight.
August 2, 2009 12:09:36 AM

Just in case, look for specs for the case. Noctua is 158mm tall and add 30mm just to be sure. So your Antec must be at least 188mm wide - again, check the specs on their website.

PS. Noctua rules! :) 
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August 3, 2009 4:52:15 PM

Yes, it will fit. Unless they changed the case depth since the 900. It fits just fine in my 1200.
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