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Will the BT fit in the P180 case?

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I want to order the Big typhoon but Im concerned with clearence in my case.

I read somewhere that it is 5.5" tall, is that the right size? On newegg they say its about 103mm for the heatsink and 25mm for the fan or 128mm all together, and if Im converting it right thats about 5". Can anyone measure how high theirs is so I can have a definitive size.

Also does anyone have the Antec P180 case and running the Big typhoon? I measure out about 5.5" from my mobo and I have about 1.5" clearence from the side panel. Is that enough to get good cooling of the BT?
    
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I have about 1.5" clearance from the window and it functions fine. It should fit in your case just right.
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Ok thanks, Now Im just wondering about the width of it, cause its about 1/2" from the back and blowhole fans
    
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The width is 120mm; the width of the fan itself. One other thing to look at is near the mobo, are any tall capacitors really close to the CPU? On my mobo the BT's heatpipes push against a couple capacitors, it's no big deal, but if you have any that are closer/taller you might have a problem. Just something to look out for, you are probably still fine though.
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Im using this motherboard. i don't think I should have a problem. I already have my ram in the slot 2nd nearest the cpu. So i guess it will fit.
    
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