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Could this be a problem?

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Just got my new rig. Didnt realize the size of the big typhoon for my cpu. I have a mid tower case and If I keep it, the top of the heatsink touches the bottem of my power supply. Its not a tight fit and dont have to use any force or modification. It just barely touches the bottem of it. could this cause any problems? are power supplys known to get very hot??
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post #2 of 4
Noo not really unless you're using like a 1 kilowatt+ PSU. Is it touching your power supply's fan?
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post #3 of 4
It wont really heat anything, It's nothing to worry about if its not applying an pressure.
    
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post #4 of 4
It shouldn't be a problem as long as it's not pressing hard at all. It would be fine if you could slip a piece of paper in between, just to know it isn't putting pressure on the CPU.
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