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Hey Guys,

I have a Silverstone FM121 sitting on my desk and I I considering buying a Thermalright 120 Ultra Extreme.........

But after reading reviews I see that the fan mounting clips don't work with all 120mm fans. So I need to know before I buy if my FM121 will fit it.

Does anyway here have a FM121 & Ultra 120 Extreme working?


Thanks

EDIT: Sorry, Its a Ultra 120 EXTREME, not the normal 120
    
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You can get it working but first you need to cut a little bit.
Where the screw holes are, that is where the mounting mechanism goes. On the Silverstone's, the holes are not open...so you need to cut some of the plastic away.
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I have that exact set up. I used a jig saw and cut the corner blocks out. Works fine. have a look a my gallery I have a couple of pics with the setup on the board.

Also the ultra and ultra extreme use the same mount style.
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Its a bit fiddly but I have fitted a 120mm fan using the clips ok.
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The FM121 won't work with the Ultra 120 unless you dremel out part of each corner. I can't exactly describe it that well, but it's where the fan screws go through; it needs to be an open area, but on that fan it's essentially closed.
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The FM121 won't work with the Ultra 120 unless you dremel out part of each corner. I can't exactly describe it that well, but it's where the fan screws go through; it needs to be an open area, but on that fan it's essentially closed.

Try reading my above post...
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I have that exact set up. I used a jig saw and cut the corner blocks out. Works fine. have a look a my gallery I have a couple of pics with the setup on the board.

Also the ultra and ultra extreme use the same mount style.
I wonder if my dad would know howto do that

I have no idea what that means

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The FM121 won't work with the Ultra 120 unless you dremel out part of each corner. I can't exactly describe it that well, but it's where the fan screws go through; it needs to be an open area, but on that fan it's essentially closed.
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post #8 of 26
It's not hard, I did it with a dry wall saw and some thermaltake fan.

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post #9 of 26
I said above that I really couldn't explain it well. Take a look at the difference in the corners between that Silverstone fan and one of those SilenX fans in the corners.

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Try reading my above post...
Hey, everyone posted within like one minute of each other, so you can't blame me for copying what everybody else said.
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post #10 of 26
Take a jigsaw, hold the fan and cut the inside chunk of each corner out (two cuts on each corner, then take pliers and bend the piece back and forth till it snaps off)

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