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I did not think this thru (Scythe Infinity)

post #1 of 20
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Well after further investigation today AFTER I ordered one thru the SVC deal ($39.99). I see that I can really only mount the large sides of the beast in one direction which is north/south not east/west how I would have liked it as that would go with the natural flow of my case and cool the ram.

Does anyone have any suggestions? Would the universal mounting bracket from Scythe do the job?

P.S. This is of course going in a DFI RDX200

pink
post #2 of 20
Not exactly sure what you mean? You can only mount it one way....so you think its throwing off your circulation? I thought a disturbance was good...The only thing you coudl do is mod the fans to one side or the other I guess
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post #3 of 20
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http://www.overclock.net/1218113-post70.html

As you can see from Snerp's his goes with the flow of the case as his bracked is orientated that way mine would face down. I see that the universal retention bracket has its own set of clips. I am wondering if I can use those over my stock and not have to remove the backplate.

pink
post #4 of 20
I see what your saying now, my choice would be to try it first and see how the temps look, mobo and all. If they really aren't that far off your expectations, why hassle yourself for no reason?
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post #5 of 20
Nope your stuck. It mounts just like my MINE does.
http://www.scythe-usa.com/product/cp...f1000-amd.html
Since i have LGA775 i can move it. But you only have 2 mounting holes and your stuck flowing north/south
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post #6 of 20
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Well the reason I would like it that way is it cools my ram down, those to little fry pans can generate some heat that is why I like the AC64 Pro so much.

The 25CM does a decent job but the more the merrier.

EDIT: I know you can mount the fan on the small side, does anyone know how bad this may hinder performance?

pink
post #7 of 20
I read a review on that and it was a couple C hit....
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post #8 of 20
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I guess I will just see how it goes, if I dont like it I hope someone wants to trade for a Scythe Mine/Ninja.

pink
post #9 of 20
Ill trade if you want lol
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post #10 of 20
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I'm gonna try it out first, but yours would go the direction I want.

pink
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