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Has anyone been able to fit the tuniq tower into the antec 900 WITH a side fan attached? (I'd like to keep my graphics card cool).

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Yup , At least if you have an SLI board , just use the lower slot.
The bottom of the tower goes to about the middle of the 4th drive bay.
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Yup , At least if you have an SLI board , just use the lower slot.
The bottom of the tower goes to about the middle of the 4th drive bay.
I'm sorry but what does graphics card placement have to do with a your cpu heatsink contacting a fan in your case door?

but anywho, yea, i did, on some motherboards you cant do it, but you have to face the heatsink pointing up. i didnt like it like that, so i switched it. I just removed the window all together. Which was a huuuuuge pain in the ass in retrospect.
    
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you'd probably be better off cooling-wise with the window on, even if it means not using the side fan. the hole in the case means the air is escaping there, and not going out the back, and therefore cooling more, if you understand what I'm saying. either way, it's not good to have the window off.
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from my own testing i get actually a degree cooler with this configuration than i did before, i thought the same tho. im keeping it the way it is.
    
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Has anyone been able to fit the tuniq tower into the antec 900 WITH a side fan attached? (I'd like to keep my graphics card cool).
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I'm sorry but what does graphics card placement have to do with a your cpu heatsink contacting a fan in your case door?

but anywho, yea, i did, on some motherboards you cant do it, but you have to face the heatsink pointing up. i didnt like it like that, so i switched it. I just removed the window all together. Which was a huuuuuge pain in the ass in retrospect.
From the original post , I assumed he wants a fan on the mesh part of the side panel to cool the graphics card and he wanted to know if one would fit with the tuniq tower above it.....
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A Tuniq won't fit with the side fan on. You'll either need to put the fan on the outside or somehow bevel the mesh so it sticks off the door a little.
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A Tuniq won't fit with the side fan on. You'll either need to put the fan on the outside or somehow bevel the mesh so it sticks off the door a little.
Yes it does, i had it that way. For quite some time. You just have to aim the tuniq up. And possibly snip off a small corner of the fan.
    
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What about a Tuniq Tower with a P5K Deluxe?
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it will be a hard MoBo drop-in though... just FYI...
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