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If there is room directly above the NB, then a Thermalright HR-05 will fit. Lenght and width wise, it is smaller than your current cooler. It is just quite a bit taller.
    
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Would that be better than the stock passive one on my DS3L? That thing looks small compared to my stock one.
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I was thinking about that one Refresh, but id prefer one with a fan on, because it wouldnt be much of an upgrade then.

Trueg50, thats the problem, its tall, and my Big Typhoon would most likely be in the way of a Thermalright, it already overhangs over the NB cooler now. Also, its quite expensive for what it is, and ill need to get a fan to go with it.

I think i will get the thermaltake because it will go with my Big Typhoon, its quite low down, has a fan included, it has a blue led which will match my colour scheme and its cheap. £9 + postage.

Anyone using/used this Thermaltake Extreme Spirit II cooler?

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I was thinking about that one Refresh, but id prefer one with a fan on, because it wouldnt be much of an upgrade then.

Trueg50, thats the problem, its tall, and my Big Typhoon would most likely be in the way of a Thermalright, it already overhangs over the NB cooler now. Also, its quite expensive for what it is, and ill need to get a fan to go with it.

I think i will get the thermaltake because it will go with my Big Typhoon, its quite low down, has a fan included, it has a blue led which will match my colour scheme and its cheap. £9 + postage.

Anyone using/used this Thermaltake Extreme Spirit II cooler?

Thanks
You don't need a fan at all.

If an HR-05 won't fit than chances are only a very low profile cooler (like an enzotech) would fit.

If you could move the graphics card to a lower PCI-E slot, then you could use the HR-05 SLI, or the cooler Duckie suggested (if you can find it).
    
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post #15 of 17
HR-05 SLI-IFXs are great for getting out of the way of things... the one on my northbridge is compatible with a horizontally mounted IFX-14 and the one on my SB is compatible with my SLIed GTs

post #16 of 17
Check out my asus p5n32-e sticky.

I used the thermaltake extreme spirit II's (a pair of them) on the asus board for months. Not only will it fit but its performance is excellent.
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post #17 of 17
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Thank you Robilar, someone who answered my question.

As ive said, the HR-05 is too expensive for what it is and id need to get a fan to attach to it.

I was thinking of getting the Extreme Spirit II because its cheap and and it would match my other parts.

Ill probably order it soon. thanks
    
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