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post #11 of 17
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I like the Ultra 120 extreme, I would be open to still using it if I can get the right bracket. It's a beast and should be for $100, trick is though I would actually prefer something not as HUGE as its a beast and pushes out my side panel.
Ultra is actually mid-size by today's standards. It is 132x63(88 w/ fan)x160.5mm.

Maybe the Macho 120 as a replacement. It is 120x102(127 w/ fan)x150mm. Don't think it will cool quite as good but close.

Where are you on our big blue marble?
post #12 of 17
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I read that the Corsair H100 had a lot of problems keeping things cool, do you think it would be a better option than my Current Ultra 120 Extreme?
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Ultra is actually mid-size by today's standards. It is 132x63(88 w/ fan)x160.5mm.

Maybe the Macho 120 as a replacement. It is 120x102(127 w/ fan)x150mm. Don't think it will cool quite as good but close.

Where are you on our big blue marble?
Sorry for not understanding, what is the BIG BLUE Marble???

Heatsink wise, I would like to FINALLY close the side panel of my case...
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Sorry for not understanding, what is the BIG BLUE Marble???

Heatsink wise, I would like to FINALLY close the side panel of my case...


Earth is the Big Blue Marble. biggrin.gif
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Earth is the Big Blue Marble. biggrin.gif

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post #15 of 17
thinking.gif Maybe take the difference in cost from buying new mounting kit instead of new cooler and buy a new case?
post #16 of 17
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thinking.gif Maybe take the difference in cost from buying new mounting kit instead of new cooler and buy a new case?

I don't think it's a matter of price for this guy biggrin.gif he's keeping that case because it's totally tricked out. i remember that case when it was new and i can barely recognize it now biggrin.gif what I would suggest, is to continue the modding and maybe put a 4x120 (or 4x140mm) THICK rad kit on the roof.
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I don't think it's a matter of price for this guy biggrin.gif he's keeping that case because it's totally tricked out. i remember that case when it was new and i can barely recognize it now biggrin.gif what I would suggest, is to continue the modding and maybe put a 4x120 (or 4x140mm) THICK rad kit on the roof.

+1Psyclym.... Yeah I LOVE this case, it has a lot of sentimental value as I spent a **** load about $1,100 in '00 getting it to what it is. I feel it's still a great case, granted if I were to buy a new one today I would take the NCXT or Corsair and mod the hell out of it. I love the sleek aluminum look of the Lian Li cases, only problem is that ports for GPU'S they are on the bottom, cable management needs work but I got that down. But it has SOOOO much space.

Did you see the photos so many bays are not being used now. A. Since we don't use DVD / Blu ray burners as much and there are not as many people using the expensive Creative cards with the docks.

I remember at one my point my front panel ports were ALL being used.... now only the digidoc5 fan monitor setup thats "always on" and my new blu ray DRIVE RIP Floppy, audigy, etc.
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