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H80 + Motherboard + Case fitting problem

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September 11, 2012 3:38:40 PM

Hello

My previous thread:

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/361310-31-serious-iss...


This thread was about the issues I am having with cooling. My 3770k is getting up to 70-80 from intense use. Which shouldn't get that hot stock with an H80 liquid cooler.

I need a case that can fit my motherboard and H80. My current case just doesn't fit because the motherboards thermal and pump thing are blocking at the top of my case for usage there. And there's only enough room for the radiator and 1 fan for the top left corner.


Motherboard: ASUS Maximus V FORMULA LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Extended ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Liquid CPU Cooler: CORSAIR H80 (CWCH80) High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case: NZXT Phantom 410 CA-PH410-B1 White Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...



I think I need to return the case and get one that can fit properly.
September 12, 2012 5:23:03 AM

I think I need to get a new case tomorrow or something really soon. Not sure when I can send this one back.
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September 12, 2012 5:38:15 AM

Get a new case, the Coolmaster elite 430 is good for the price, then get a fan on the front, back and side, I have it and it is amazing.
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September 12, 2012 5:54:20 AM

I need to find a case that is compatible with my motherboard and H80 liquid cooler. The current one doesn't have enough room anywhere.
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September 12, 2012 10:09:39 PM

How am I suppose to find out if a case can support the motherboard+liquid cooler. Just doesn't seem possible to know until you try....
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September 13, 2012 4:28:53 AM

Anyone have any recommendations?
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September 14, 2012 2:36:52 AM

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September 14, 2012 6:42:33 AM

Well, I finally started peeking around and found this website:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1144409/h80-h100-case-compat...

Gives a big list, mine is actually compatible... if you only use 2 hard drives and mod it so it can fit in the front.... really funny but not going to happen. Anyways I will pick one on that list that fits no problem and hope for the best.
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September 14, 2012 7:27:26 AM

Also I am going to go with the HAF 932 not sure the difference between the 912 other than it seems a lot better.
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September 14, 2012 3:16:29 PM

HAF 932 is a Full Tower ATX Casing, the 912 is only a Mid-Tower.
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