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I am wondering what heatsink you guys might recommend that will fit into an Antec Fusion HTPC case. I'm thinking of getting that and a http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16813131281
and a
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16819103255

I would like to try to go fanless on the CPU.
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post #2 of 6
Trust me you want an AMD chipset instead of the nvidia one.

ASUS M3A78-EMH HDMI AM2+/AM2 AMD 780G HDMI Micro ATX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131273

You can actually game with this onboard and it will do hybrid crossfire.

I use the Blue Orb II cooler and it will fit nicely in an HTPC
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post #4 of 6
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Originally Posted by Penicilyn View Post
Trust me you want an AMD chipset instead of the nvidia one.

ASUS M3A78-EMH HDMI AM2+/AM2 AMD 780G HDMI Micro ATX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131273

You can actually game with this onboard and it will do hybrid crossfire.

I use the Blue Orb II cooler and it will fit nicely in an HTPC

From what I understand there is issues with certain HD Audio over HDMI with the 780G. I've read that the 8200/8300 does it right.
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post #5 of 6
Have the PERFECT heatsink for you, and you would not have to use a fan, since the Fusions case fans sit very close to the HS. It is the WONDERFUL Scythe Ninja Mini . When I end up building my HTPC, I will prob be going with the Fusion, and this is the cooler I will be choosing.
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Have the PERFECT heatsink for you, and you would not have to use a fan, since the Fusions case fans sit very close to the HS. It is the WONDERFUL Scythe Ninja Mini . When I end up building my HTPC, I will prob be going with the Fusion, and this is the cooler I will be choosing.

That's the one I was thinking of trying as well.
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Scythe Ninja Mini Windows 7 Pro 55" Vizio 3D LED MS Bluetooth 
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