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post #1 of 10
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Well I want to overclock my Q9300, but I know the stock cooler won't handle it. I need a new heatsink to cool my q9300 probally to 3.4 or 3.5 but I also want one that will fit in the Antec 900 WITH the side fan. What should I get?
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post #2 of 10
Get either a Tuniq Tower or a TRUE (Thermalright Ultra Extreme)
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I think the Zalman CNPS9700 might fit not really sure, but any of the better coolers won't fit with the side fan mounted.
    
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post #4 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Marin View Post
Get either a Tuniq Tower or a TRUE (Thermalright Ultra Extreme)
I've thought about it but I've heard they dont fit with a side fan on.
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post #5 of 10
If you face the tuniq towards the top 120mm you can get a side fan on its tight but it works.
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post #6 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by aksthem1 View Post
I think the Zalman CNPS9700 might fit not really sure, but any of the better coolers won't fit with the side fan mounted.
yeah, it fits fine.
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post #7 of 10
Tuniq Or the TRue

I have ti and it all fits dude. I have 1/2 inch to spare
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Tuniq Or the TRue

I have ti and it all fits dude. I have 1/2 inch to spare
He wants the side fan on it also unless your using some thin fan you wont have that much room.
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bal3Wolf View Post
If you face the tuniq towards the top 120mm you can get a side fan on its tight but it works.
Last time I checked, the top fan in the Antec 900 is 200mm.
 
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post #10 of 10
Get the True. Mount it horizontally. Put the fan pushing up towards the top exhaust fan = win
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