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As title says, does the Corsair A70 cpu cooler fit into an Antec P193 case? I know some larger coolers have problems fitting into cases, and I can't find an answer on google.

Cheers

edit: its a P193 v3 if that makes any difference.
Edited by olli3 - 10/12/11 at 3:00am
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Can't give you exact help, but a TRUE120 (taller than an A70 by 1mm) fits with room to spare in a P180. I guess it will be an issue if the 200mm fan on the side extends inside the case...
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Corsair A70 is 159.5mm tall.

For Antec P193, the max height of the cooler is only 140mm, assuming the V3 is the same.
Sources:
http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1261/1/
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129062

So, it appears the A70 will not fit.

So,
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Quote:
Originally Posted by windfire View Post
Corsair A70 is 159.5mm tall.

For Antec P193, the max height of the cooler is only 140mm, assuming the V3 is the same.
Sources:
http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1261/1/
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129062

So, it appears the A70 will not fit.

So,
Ouch. I looked through the spec sheets on Antec's site and couldn't find anything detailing maximum cooler height!
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Cheers for the help guys. There's a Tuniq Tower 120 in there at the moment and that's got ~1mm room left.

Seems a shame that in such a big case that you are unable to have most of the high end air coolers around. The side fan does extend maybe 10-15mm inside the case which is odd to me since the fan is mounted outside, it would seem logical to keep the whole thing on the outside but I'm sure they had their reasons.

Anyway, the search goes on. Thanks again
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Originally Posted by Paradigm Shifter View Post
Ouch. I looked through the spec sheets on Antec's site and couldn't find anything detailing maximum cooler height!
Antec Taiwan website gives the 140mm figure for the P193. See pic below.

http://www.antec.com/Believe_it/product.php?id=MjA0NA==
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Cheers guys, went with a Noctua NH-C14 in the end, seems like a good cooler with plenty of clearance, can clear ram slots too with bottom fan removed so seems like a safe choice.
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