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Any type of insulator is a good bet. Could be as simple as some electrical tape, which shouldn't have any negative heat effects.

Okay, I think I'll go pick up some electrical tape, then. I should put it on the ND-D14 and not the GTX580, right -- and it won't burn/melt from the heat or anything, will it? I think I'll also need to figure out how to bend the NH-D14's fan clips so that they aren't jutting downwards.
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That's a Noctua failure. Those things block RAM real bad, too.

Maybe a PCI-E riser would help but it's not like you room elsewhere either.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/PCI-E-express-16x-Riser-Flexible-Cable-Extender-Card-/320735008423?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4aad4bd6a7
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That's a Noctua failure. Those things block RAM real bad, too.
Maybe a PCI-E riser would help but it's not like you room elsewhere either.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/PCI-E-express-16x-Riser-Flexible-Cable-Extender-Card-/320735008423?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4aad4bd6a7

I actually decided not to go with a Silver Arrow for this very reason, but it looks like the Noctua is still a bit too big.
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