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post #1 of 10
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So I have settled my mind and am going for the ThermalRight Ultra-120 Extreme and a Noctua NF-P12 fan and the AS5.

Now my concern is about its size and whether it would fit or not.

As one could see from the below quote [where taken from here] the 1st pic shows that the HSF is bigger than the mobo itself. Now my query is will a 790i + a TT Armor+ accomodate this HSF??

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I know a TRUE will fit inside a Armor, but if you plan to be using that 250mm side fan. Sorry but its not going to work unless you can mount the fan on the outside rather then the inside.
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Even with the new Armor?? Why would not fit though?? The fan would hit the 'spots' at the top??
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It might fit, but I've heard by many it interferes with the fan and you can't put on the side panel or something.
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post #5 of 10
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Well the sizes:

HSF - 16CM
Case width - 24.5cm

Therefore difference = 8.5cm which IMO would not interfere with the fan!! right??
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Can someone with a true and armor speak por favor?
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Well I did some search myself and PM those that have an Armor + TRUE
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post #8 of 10
People told me I had to break off the fan clips on my side panel of my 900 to fit the TRUE in.

However, I didnt need to.
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post #9 of 10
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People told me I had to break off the fan clips on my side panel of my 900 to fit the TRUE in.

However, I didnt need to.
So if the Antec 900 is 8.1 inches in width and the Armor+ is 9.7 inches in width, the technically the T.R.U.E. HSF should fit flawlessly
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post #10 of 10
Yes I can vouch for the TRUE not fitting inside a TT Armor with the 25cm fan.
I ran into this install trouble last night myself. I think someone above suggested trying to mount the fan on the outside, maybe I'll see if that would work.
    
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