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Yeah that does look pretty close but if you buy a tower heatsink like the Tuniq Tower there's usually a few cms of clearance before the actual main body of the cooler begins.
Thats what I was thinking.

As long as it doesn't expand out and go all over the place (Cough GEMINII Cough) It should be fine
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The Tuniq Tower 120 and ThermalRight Ultra 120 will both fit on that board.
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Thank you everyone. =) Any more opinions? Looks like I'll go for Tuniq Tower then. Too bad my local Fry's Electronics doesn't sell it. =(
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Thank you everyone. =) Any more opinions? Looks like I'll go for Tuniq Tower then. Too bad my local Fry's Electronics doesn't sell it. =(
have you gone to

www.newegg.com ?
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alright I'm not (completly) sure about this nut I think these are compatible

Ultra 120 extreme
Zalman 9500/9700
tuniq tower.

Again I'm not (fully) sure. But I think I've seen those on that mobo
= The three best choices IMO as well.

And they should all fit no prob with your motherboard.
    
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Or you could just tell the lazy people to copy and paste the link into their browser like I did.

Lol.

Yeah that does look pretty close but if you buy a tower heatsink like the Tuniq Tower there's usually a few cms of clearance before the actual main body of the cooler begins.
He said without mods? I guess he means without putting a backplate on?

If so, you're not gonna find the best coolers. All the best coolers require backplate's.

If you can put a backplate on, get ths Thermalright Ultra-120 Extreme. It's easily by far the best air cooler.
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post #18 of 41
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Yea. That was one of the three choices.. Choosing is hard. xD I'll see if my local store has some before I get one from Newegg.

And without mods I didn't mean excluding backplace. More like.. Without take some fins off the heatsink, etc.
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Yea. That was one of the three choices.. Choosing is hard. xD I'll see if my local store has some before I get one from Newegg.

And without mods I didn't mean excluding backplace. More like.. Without take some fins off the heatsink, etc.
Well according to maximum PC

the thermalright ultra 120 is the bst of those so if that helps go for it
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What ever you get make sure you are careful with the capictors at the top of the board.
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