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Originally Posted by goobergump View Post
Hey guys, quick question...

Xiggy cooler... Will it fit in my case?

Please don't tell me to go buy a ruler because the last time I touched one of those is when I was real curious that one time...

Oh, if it does, do I need to buy a bracket?
According to Newegg that cooler is 134mm tall. My secondary rig has a Gamma with a Cooler Master 212+ installed which is 158.5mm tall and it fits. You should be good. You might even be able to fit a fan in the top slot of the side panel. My 212+ just barely fits without the fan but I still can fit a fan in the bottom slot of the side panel.

It looks like it's out of the box compatible with AM2 (which means it's also compatible with AM2+ and AM3). So you should be good there too.

Did you buyer that cooler already?
Edited by Ben the OCer - 9/1/10 at 6:51pm
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+1, thanks for the info. Anyone confirm if I can actually fit a top side fan with the xiggy?

edit: nope I didn't buy it. I broke my cooler so now I'm back at stock. Trying to keep my budget under $30
Edited by goobergump - 9/1/10 at 6:52pm
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post #533 of 1794
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+1, thanks for the info. Anyone confirm if I can actually fit a top side fan with the xiggy?

edit: nope I didn't buy it. I broke my cooler so now I'm back at stock. Trying to keep my budget under $30
Yeah you can fit that cooler in there with the side fan on.

Almost all 120mm Tower Coolers will require you to take the top side fan off.
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post #534 of 1794
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+1, thanks for the info. Anyone confirm if I can actually fit a top side fan with the xiggy?

edit: nope I didn't buy it. I broke my cooler so now I'm back at stock. Trying to keep my budget under $30
I'd highly recommend the Cooler Master 212+ then. It's only $29.27 shipped at Amazon:



It is much better than the 92mm Xigmatek cooler you were looking at and even slightly better than the Xigmatek HDT-S1283: link. It has an excellent mounting system with a backplate (super easy to install with the Gamma). It comes with brackets to add a second fan for a push/pull configuration. You will have to remove the stock AMD mounting bracket but that should be just four screws to remove so pretty easy.
Edited by Ben the OCer - 9/1/10 at 7:04pm
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post #535 of 1794
Keep your eye open here and you might score a refurbished 212+ for $15. I saw one there for that price over the weekend. Surprisingly, it took a couple of days for it to get snapped up.

If you can find a Mugen 2 within your budget, it's the best low cost cooler around.
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post #536 of 1794
Sweet, thanks guy. Oh tator when did you get the amd editor slot? Conrgats! I was about to rep you but it was like, sorry this person has been repped too many times.

Oh, the only reason I want to keep the top side fan on is because I have the mobo which you can find in the guiness book of world records, under "world's hottest northbridge"
Edited by goobergump - 9/1/10 at 8:38pm
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Keep your eye open here and you might score a refurbished 212+ for $15. I saw one there for that price over the weekend. Surprisingly, it took a couple of days for it to get snapped up.
With shipping the price is closer to $24 - $25. I ordered one on Sunday but it took CM until today to finish processing the order and ship it. Delivery from California to Illinois isn't expected until Tuesday the 7th. That's simply unacceptable as far as I'm concerned. Kinda wish I hadn't ordered it now.
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post #538 of 1794
Here's my NZXT for the club:


Sorry for the low quality. It's a NZXT Gamma being leak tested
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Here's my NZXT for the club:


Sorry for the low quality. It's a NZXT Gamma being leak tested
....just a question: Couldn't you of just mounted the whole Rad-setup down upon the top of the case where the
2 Fan-mounting area is??? OR is there a reason for having to use the Swiftech-Fan-Box??? ...just curious . . .
[ reason i am asking is because i have a project(to do for a friend) just somewhat as this,
& using that same case even for... ]


mr-Charles . . .

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....just a question: Couldn't you of just mounted the whole Rad-setup down upon the top of the case where the
2 Fan-mounting area is??? OR is there a reason for having to use the Swiftech-Fan-Box??? ...just curious . . .
[ reason i am asking is because i have a project(to do for a friend) just somewhat as this,
& using that same case even for... ]


mr-Charles . . .

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I tried it like that but I felt it belt the hose too tightly at the rear fan. With the extra height it gives the hose, in my opinion, a cleaner less kinked entrance into the rad
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