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post #1 of 16
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Looking for a good low profile, quiet air cooler for my sig rig.

Unknowingly, I selected quite high-profile memory sticks (I believe they are 53mm). And I'd hate to take a loss on 2 good, fairly new sticks in favor of the LP variety.

Any suggestions? I'd like to spend $50 or less.

The Scythe Shurikin looks nice, but I'm not sure if it will clear ram and pci.

Thanks
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post #2 of 16
Thermalright AXP-140? Not sure if that would work in your case or not. I think one of the Corsair H-Series coolers works in your case too.
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I used a h50 in my last mITX system. As long as u have a 120mm fan in it, you should be able to do it.
 
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post #4 of 16
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Thermalright AXP-140?
Thanks, but it needs 110mm, I've only got ~90.
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post #5 of 16
Doubt you will find a HSF like that, Vengeance dimm's are 55mm in the centre and were hell with my NHC14 So I just got some XMS3's and undervolted them.

A HSF that has a 55mm gap from CPU Contact base to the Fins/Heatpipes so you can clear the RAM Dimms and is 90mm in total height? Good luck with that.

Xigmatek CAC-D9IA0-U05 May fit though.
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post #6 of 16
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Found this in the Shurikin reviews:

"Confirming that this does in fact fit in the sug05 with the GA-H55N-USB3 and a full size vid card (its within millimeters though). The ends of the copper pipes hang over the first dim slot of my ripjaw ram module (it really kind of sits in between the notches)"

Seems like a good option for this case (w/LP ram)
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post #7 of 16
I have an H50 in my SG05 right now, but I can confirm the Big shurikan fits as that was on it first.

Have an extra for sale if interested :-)
post #8 of 16
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the Big shurikan fits
What kind of clearance were you getting with ram and gpu?
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post #10 of 16
I am actually cutting the case up today. Putting in a 560ti, SSD, and an intake fan up top. Mounting the hdd under the PSU with velcro
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