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well i always wanted to pick up this heatsink:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233003

but i didn't because i didn't think it would fit in this case:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811182566

so i picked up an arctic cooling freezer pro 7, but am not satisified with the temps.

so i looked in to the smaller model the 92mm:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233001
It's a better deal with the rebate too

but i want to pick up the 120mm if it will fit.

i looked at the dimensions but some how the 92mm one is taller than the 120mm? how does this make sense?

anyways i just need to know if it will fit so i can get a higher OC.

looked around but no one has this setup, also did some research and just came up with no real answers but some good pictures of the HSF, would be nice if i saw a picture of the AC 7 and the xigmatek side by side.
Edited by this n00b again - 6/24/08 at 8:36pm
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Ain't gonna fit, only 7" on the height.
You need a low profile cooler
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instead of the xig 963, go for the 964, it'll also allow for push-pull fan setup.
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darn, i wanted to cool that Q6600 so i could OC it more. stupid rackmount...
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Originally Posted by nafljhy View Post
instead of the xig 963, go for the 964, it'll also allow for push-pull fan setup.
Eh. I'm not sure. The HDT coolers with three heatpipes seem to work better.
 
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If you're interested, I have a spare Zalman CNPS9700 (NIB)--one of my buddies might be interested in it--he'll let me know by the end of the weekend. Feel free to PM me if you'd like it if my buddy doesn't want it.

EDIT--I don't know if it will work any better than your current HSF though...
    
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Originally Posted by guyladouche View Post
If you're interested, I have a spare Zalman CNPS9700 (NIB)--one of my buddies might be interested in it--he'll let me know by the end of the weekend. Feel free to PM me if you'd like it if my buddy doesn't want it.

EDIT--I don't know if it will work any better than your current HSF though...
LOL, the point of the new heatsink is to cool the cpu better.

lol. im thinking this heatsink might fit since it just Barely bigger than the arctic cooling one i have, and according to frosty tech it performs better than my arctic cooling (the amd version, but it is the same heatsink, just different mounting bracket)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233005
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Actually, you may want to take a look at this Xigmatek 92mm one instead. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233001

It has exposed heatpipes, which allows heat to be transferred much quicker.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by this n00b again View Post
LOL, the point of the new heatsink is to cool the cpu better.

lol. im thinking this heatsink might fit since it just Barely bigger than the arctic cooling one i have, and according to frosty tech it performs better than my arctic cooling (the amd version, but it is the same heatsink, just different mounting bracket)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835233005
I'm not sure what you're LOL'ing at. I think the Zalman is an excellent CPU cooler, and it's advantage is that it takes up horizontal space as opposed to vertical space, making a better fit in smaller cases. It should cool a quad with both ease and room to spare.
    
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