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is the scythe infinity suppose to be able to fit into any ATX case? holding my infinity up to my case it looks like the scythe infinity already stands as tall as wide as my case is. im pretty sure i wont be able to put the side panel on. do a lot of people have this problem? i really dont mind because i never put my side panel on anyway, but im wondering if its common for people with these heatsinks to have them protruding out farther than everything else, as far as to actually stick out the case!?
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How will we know if it will fit in your case if we don't know the size of your case?
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a good heatsink will typically be the tallest thing on a mobo. it's not that tall though, it should fit.
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How will we know if it will fit in your case if we don't know the size of your case?
well i dont even know the size of my own case i just know its an ATX that i got for 30 dollars, no brand name, pretty generic pretty much. im holding the infinity side by side with my case the way its suppose to go in. its JUST as tall as the case IS WIDE, so im almost certain it wont fit. because the motherboard isnt exactly on the wall of the side panel its a little elevated if u know what i mean. so it looks like ima have a huge heatsink visible LOL
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a good heatsink will typically be the tallest thing on a mobo. it's not that tall though, it should fit.
i guess some cases are actually deeper than others by a good amount? cuz im really thinking that it wont fit in my case. not complaining though im just wondering how common it is for a heatsink to stick out a case hahah
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Cut a whole in the panel and have the heatsink stick out
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Cut a whole in the panel and have the heatsink stick out
lol i just may.. and when people ask me what it is ill say its a 64-bit super pulsar flux capacitator!
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that would look so cool, like a supercharger!!
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