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Ordered mine yesterday, will post pics when I get mine.

How would one mount 38 mm fans to it?
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post #52 of 3983
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Since I am using 3 fans I used my old Scythe Mugen 2 clips for one and the other one I was able to use the stock mounting parts on the 38mm that came with the D14 fans.
One of my 38mm was thicker than the other so I could not use the stock mounting system on both.
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Since I am using 3 fans I used my old Scythe Mugen 2 clips for one and the other one I was able to use the stock mounting parts on the 38mm that came with the D14 fans.
One of my 38mm was thicker than the other so I could not use the stock mounting system on both.
ah, thx for the tip.
So the stock clips are a bit more flexible for the 38mm eh. Hope the fan clips will work on my San Aces.
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Well, my San Ace was the one I could not get to work with the stock gear.
The way it works it does not really matter if the fan is 38mm or bigger as it grabs to the inner part of the frame...I know pics would be a lot better than my explanation. lol
The problem is the frame is thicker on the San Ace than it is on the Delta I am using so the little plastic thingy you need to put through the corner holes is not able to go all the way to the other side.
This plastic piece you need to "hook" with the metal clip to install the fan...again , my explanation sucks I know. lol
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Well, my San Ace was the one I could not get to work with the stock gear.
The way it works it does not really matter if the fan is 38mm or bigger as it grabs to the inner part of the frame...I know pics would be a lot better than my explanation. lol
The problem is the frame is thicker on the San Ace than it is on the Delta I am using so the little plastic thingy you need to put through the corner holes is not able to go all the way to the other side.
This plastic piece you need to "hook" with the metal clip to install the fan...again , my explanation sucks I know. lol
I know! Ur explanation sucks donkey balls....LAWL! -jkin..not really

o, the rear is the San Ace fan. Prolly zip ties is the only way to make it fit as your pic has shown. I mean, I don't really want to use zip ties, but if that's the only way to make it work...then so be it. Again, thx for the info!
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Just FYI added the NH-D14 to my guide in the CPU Cooler section. Looking forward to whatever battle of the baddest you can come up with Raiden.
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Just FYI added the NH-D14 to my guide in the CPU Cooler section. Looking forward to whatever battle of the baddest you can come up with Raiden.
Thats a nice guide you have there.

+1

Also should we start taking bets for who will win Raiden's ultimate air cooling shootout?
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Thats a nice guide you have there.

+1

Also should we start taking bets for who will win Raiden's ultimate air cooling shootout?
My vote is for the Noctua in all honesty...its huge.

I am interested in him getting the Venom X to go with it though as I am curious how a "normal" size cooler performs as well as everyone says it does.
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My vote is for the Noctua in all honesty...its huge.

I am interested in him getting the Venom X to go with it though as I am curious how a "normal" size cooler performs as well as everyone says it does.
I am betting on the Noctua winning at low fan speeds and the Venom X winning at medium and high speeds. I base these predictions on absolutely nothing btw lol.
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