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Haha, the 6 prongs one are 12mmx12mm and the C1's are 6mmx6mm which should sit on top of our mosfets quite nicely.

I plan to use my side fan as a intake fan to blow on top of the mobo slightly too help out, what do you think ?
hmmmm, gotta do some measuring here and there....

I havn't been able to find a good side pic of the zalman Z9 plus... What size fans are they, and where are they located on the side panel?
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Alright, can't argue with people who absolutely want to take risks despite warnings & knowledge.
Good luck everyone!

EDIT: Means that I myself won't be back here in this thread to warn anyone again. It's not my own risk to deal with
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Alright, can't argue with people who absolutely want to take risks despite warnings & knowledge.
Good luck everyone!
You see, my mobo is under some pretty nice 3 year warranty, so, yeah.....

But thanks, lol
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Front 120mm Blue LED fan x 1 standard
Top 120mm Blue LED fan x 1 standard
Rear (L) 120mm fan x 1(standard
Side 120mm Blue LED fan x 1 standard

It came with a good amount of fans standard and has good reviews for cooling.


RED Standard
BLUE Optional
Edit: side fans are placed a little higher, haha.

I'm having troubles thinking of a set up for my fans because my heat sink can only blow up or down, I'll make a couple diagrams in a moment after some dinner.


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Alright, can't argue with people who absolutely want to take risks despite warnings & knowledge.
Good luck everyone!
I really appreciate what you had to offer, I really do !
I think it's the risk in doing so which makes it so fun, I'll have a backup mobo for sure. Haha
Edited by Qasual - 9/12/11 at 7:22pm
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Front 120mm Blue LED fan x 1 standard
Top 120mm Blue LED fan x 1 standard
Rear (L) 120mm fan x 1(standard
Side 120mm Blue LED fan x 1 standard

It came with a good amount of fans standard and has good reviews for cooling.


RED Standard
BLUE Optional
Edit: side fans are placed a little higher, haha.

I'm having troubles thinking of a set up for my fans because my heat sink can only blow up or down, I'll make a couple diagrams in a moment after some dinner.




I really appreciate what you had to offer, I really do !
I think it's the risk in doing so which makes it so fun, I'll have a backup mobo for sure. Haha
Seems like the fans will cool the sinks nicely then... if the fans really are higher than your diagram lol
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I have a problem where the top part of the computer is kinda "eh" for cooling, I'm kinda angry I can't face the heat sink the way I want it too. The only options are to point it up or down, not to the side.

YELLOW: Cooling fans
Red circle; I can't decide to make that an intake or exhaust
Blue arrows: Direction some fans are pushing.

This is the best thing I got so far, the heat sink push air up and out of the top *Exhaust fan cause I can't turn the heat sink to face the rear unfortunately.

I had an idea where I make the bottom part of the case a intake and the top a exhaust as you know that hot air raises. So maybe the Front intake can be teamed with the bottom fan (intake) and the top and rear as an exhaust, only problem is what I would want to do with the side fans. I might ask for advice in the cooling section also.
Edited by Qasual - 9/12/11 at 8:09pm
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Interesting. I wouldn't have thought this board would have had a Club for it, but hey, what the hell. I got this board for free last year on Newegg in a Shell Shocker deal and I'm currently running it with my 720 BE setup. I'll take some pics later and talk more about my overclocking experiences with it.
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Haha sweet, please tell us how it works out.
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So I took a look at my system last night. I was mistaken. I actually have MSI 870A-G54. Apparently the small difference in name is large difference in hardware as it uses the 870 chipset (G45 uses 770), has USB 3.0, SATA 6, etc. So I guess I'm not elgible for this one.
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The G45 is a 770 with SB8XX chipset. Directly derived from the 770-G45. The 870A-G54 is pretty much same design with 870 and SB8XX chipset.
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