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post #1 of 11
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I'm in the market for a new full-tower case. I am going to be using the Ultra-120 Extreme HSF and ASUS P5K Deluxe.

Anyone have any experiences with this HSF and any of the CoolerMaster or TT (specifically Armor) cases? I am looking for a full tower case with very good airflow.

Any other recommendations would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!
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post #2 of 11
I have the Extreme...With my AMD at 3.1GHZ @1.6v I get 61 degree load where as I get 60 degrees on load with my Big Typhoon at3ghz on 1.5v

Definitely the best HSF I know
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post #3 of 11
I have the extreme with the coolermaster stacker 830. Its a tight fit but works
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post #4 of 11
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Originally Posted by Robilar View Post
I have the extreme with the coolermaster stacker 830. Its a tight fit but works
That's exactly what info i was looking for, thank you. I am trying to figure out what cases will fit the extreme. I am concerned with other cases with side fans will hit the HSF.

Anyone else with any insight on what good-airflow cases will fit the Extreme?
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post #5 of 11
If you are going to be using a Cooler Master Stacker (with Fan Bracket) I would recommend getting a Cooler Master Gemini II. It works better with the air flow of the case. An Antec 900, Antec P180(B), and Thermaltake Armor will fit an Extreme. It is the same size as the normal one; just more heatpipes. If a Tuniq will fit an Extreme will.

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post #6 of 11
The ANTEC 900. Very good airflow, an armada of fans and very quiet from what I hear. From the dimensions, i dont think it's a full tower case though...

Also try the Thermaltake Armor. I think this one would serve you very well.
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post #7 of 11
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Thanks guys, my original plan was a TT Armor, and I believe I am going to stick with that unless someone can tell me why i should reconsider

Thanks again
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post #8 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kilzon View Post
Thanks guys, my original plan was a TT Armor, and I believe I am going to stick with that unless someone can tell me why i should reconsider

Thanks again
Warning! If you buy the Armor with the 25Cm fan you will have to mount the fan on the outside of the panel.

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post #9 of 11
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Warning! If you buy the Armor with the 25Cm fan you will have to mount the fan on the outside of the panel.
Is swapping the fan to the outside a simple procedure? I assume the fan will work just as good mounted from the outside, and since I don't really have any space constraints, I would be ok with doing just that.
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post #10 of 11
STACKER 830 is amazing, you will love it.
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