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Originally Posted by Wimsicle View Post

Sorry i'm a noob here, but
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler - That will fit in this case fine right? I really love the look of the case!

It'll fit but you won't be able to use the side-panel 200mm fan.
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post #12262 of 15204
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Originally Posted by Wimsicle View Post

Sorry i'm a noob here, but
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler - That will fit in this case fine right? I really love the look of the case!

 

if you go to the front page of this thread there is a section that will tell you what heatsinks will fit the or without the 200mm side panel fan thumb.gif

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post #12263 of 15204
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Originally Posted by Draven73 View Post

if you go to the front page of this thread there is a section that will tell you what heatsinks will fit the or without the 200mm side panel fan thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Erakith View Post

It'll fit but you won't be able to use the side-panel 200mm fan.

Thanks - I read that and understood that somewhat. I guess what is confusing is will this be that big of a deal for me? Will i still get good enough proper cooling?
post #12264 of 15204
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Originally Posted by Wimsicle View Post

Thanks - I read that and understood that somewhat. I guess what is confusing is will this be that big of a deal for me? Will i still get good enough proper cooling?

If the Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO is the same size or smaller than the 212 plus, then a Xigmatek XLF-F2006 200mm will fit the side panel
post #12265 of 15204
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to those that have done custom windows on the side panel, how thick are you guys going with the acrylic?
post #12266 of 15204
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Originally Posted by Draven73 View Post

if you go to the front page of this thread there is a section that will tell you what heatsinks will fit the or without the 200mm side panel fan thumb.gif

The front page does not include NZXT's CPU Coolers. Does the Havik 140 fir with the side 200mm fan?
post #12267 of 15204
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Originally Posted by nosliwec View Post

The front page does not include NZXT's CPU Coolers. Does the Havik 140 fir with the side 200mm fan?

It's unlikely. Very few coolers do. The NZXT branded 200mm is kinda chunky. Airflow from the side isn't hugely important unless your cpu and gpu cooling solution is utter trash.
Even modern-day reference cards do good enough of a job to not need it. A lot of us have a windowed side panel instead, doing away with the side fan completely.
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I have a side fan still, I like it providing air to my GPU to help cool it better
   
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post #12269 of 15204
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to those that have done custom windows on the side panel, how thick are you guys going with the acrylic?

I used 1/4" but you would be better off using 1/8" I think.
 
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post #12270 of 15204
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Originally Posted by num1son View Post

I used 1/4" but you would be better off using 1/8" I think.

I found some locally that was .220, so just a hair under 1/4 inch. I think I may use that. I need to cut its frame so I will go from there.
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