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Will side duct interfere with CPU cooler?

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I'm getting ready to replace my Mid-Tower with a full tower so I can install my Big Typoon. I like this case, but I'm worried that the side duct will interfere with the BT's massive hsf. Are most side ducts removable? If not, does anyone have enough experience with this case or similar cases to know they would conflict? As expensive as shipping for cases is, I don't want to make a mistake.
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That is very easibly removed... It is just held on by 4 screws. Just look at the picture.
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post #3 of 6
It shouldnt interfere at all but if it does it can be easily removed.
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Answer: No. If anything it'll benefit because it'll bring in colder air from outside into the warmer case and benefit in cooling your components.
    
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Cool - thx everyone. I really like the big 120mm exhaust fan since I want to keep this rig quite but still fairly cool (which is why I bought the Big Typhoon). I'll probably take my pair of 80's and use one of them for intake and it seems like I should be in good shape.

Chenming are generally pretty good for an economy case, right?
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post #6 of 6
Yeah Chenmings are good and that duct would definitely interfere with the Big Typhoon but as others have said it is very easily removed (and I mean seriously if it was friggen welded on there, its plastic, just break it off if all else fails lmao)
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