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Yeah I was looking at that, but I think it's about a CM or two too big for this case and I'd have to cut a hole in it :/
It's not. I had a smilodon(one of my best friends has it now) and it's about the same height as the xigmatek s1284EE(that fits in his case).

EDIT:Mugen 2's actually shorter than Xigmatek s1283(by 1mm)
Mugen 2 dimensions
xiggy dimensions
Edited by K10 - 7/17/09 at 6:43pm
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Good set-up PCNerd, it's much like mine
     
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post #63 of 85
That looks a lot like mine Chilly
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^ Yeah, very alike. With the prices of AMD/ATI builds nowadays, it's good stuff
     
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But hey, if youre getting something other than your zalman and your not going water, the coolers already noted are quite good, but everything i read and heard before i did mine was Megahalem is the best out there atm. Now Ill grant that the setup cost ~$100 which is quite a bit more than the mugen 2 and for a not that huge of an increase. So If your budget conscious, go with the Mugen 2 OR Xiggy(s), if your not budget conscious, go Megahalem. Thats just my opinion though.
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I think your case has more to do with your idle temps than the 9700.
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I think your case has more to do with your idle temps than the 9700.
I have the same case, same processor as him but I have a different cooler and higher ambient temps yet I load at the temps he idles at.
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I have the same case, same processor as him but I have a different cooler and higher ambient temps yet I load at the temps he idles at.
Yeah, when I take off the side panel, and let it sit for a while, the idle temperature only goes down by 1 or 2 degrees.

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But hey, if youre getting something other than your zalman and your not going water, the coolers already noted are quite good, but everything i read and heard before i did mine was Megahalem is the best out there atm. Now Ill grant that the setup cost ~$100 which is quite a bit more than the mugen 2 and for a not that huge of an increase. So If your budget conscious, go with the Mugen 2 OR Xiggy(s), if your not budget conscious, go Megahalem. Thats just my opinion though.
Money isn't really an issue, but now that I've spent $45 on a heatsink, I'd rather not shell out another $100. But, I think I'll either order the Mugen 2 or one of the Xiggy's this weekend.
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Yeah, when I take off the side panel, and let it sit for a while, the idle temperature only goes down by 1 or 2 degrees.
Ah, dunno if you saw my other post but it shows that Mugen 2's actually shorter than the s1283 coolers.
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post #70 of 85
Looking good, VERY good.
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